College Costs in Colorado

The 2022 Directory of Colorado Colleges and Prices

Colorado Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Colorado?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Colorado was $12,648 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $2,273 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Colorado in the middle of the pack as the 31st most expensive and 22nd most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $170 from the 2019-2020 average of $12,478 and represents a 1.36% annual increase. The list of Colorado colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 62 colleges and universities in Colorado, the most popular being University of Colorado Boulder with 30,519 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,728. Colorado College is the most expensive in Colorado with an in-state tuition of $60,390.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Colorado colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Colorado or cheap Colorado colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Colorado Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Adams State College

Alamosa, Colorado

$5,856 NA NA
Aims Community College

Greeley, Colorado

$2,544 NA NA
American Sentinel University

Aurora, Colorado

$9,840 NA NA
Arapahoe Community College

Littleton, Colorado

$3,680 NA NA
Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology

Denver, Colorado

$12,338 NA NA
Boulder College of Massage Therapy

Boulder, Colorado

$15,200 NA NA
College America Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

$14,585 NA NA
College America Denver

Denver, Colorado

$14,585 NA NA
College America Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado

$14,585 NA NA
Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology

Colorado Springs, Colorado

$15,170 NA NA
Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, Colorado

$34,250 NA NA
Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colorado

$60,390 NA NA
Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, Colorado

$7,787 NA NA
Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

$4,440 NA NA
Colorado Northwestern Community College

Rangely, Colorado

$3,680 NA NA
Colorado School of Healing Arts

Lakewood, Colorado

$10,800 NA NA
Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado

$16,650 75 61
Colorado State University Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado

$9,426 64 65
Colorado State University Pueblo

Pueblo, Colorado

$6,349 31 16
Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

$11,934 NA NA