Colorado Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Colorado?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Colorado was $15,430 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $1,146 from the 2015-2016 average of $14,284 and represents a 8.02% annual increase. The list of Colorado four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 40 four year colleges and universities in Colorado, the most popular being University of Colorado Boulder with 30,730 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,728. Colorado College is the most expensive four year school in Colorado with an in-state tuition of $54,996.

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.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Colorado Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Adams State College
Alamosa, 1,878 Students
$5,736 10 -
American Sentinel University
Aurora, 930 Students
$9,840 - -
College America Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, 143 Students
$16,972 - -
College America Denver
Denver, 123 Students
$16,972 - -
College America Fort Collins
Fort Collins, 113 Students
$16,972 - -
Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, 2,256 Students
$31,366 - -
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, 2,106 Students
$54,996 - -
Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, 7,108 Students
$7,787 26 46
Colorado Mountain College
Glenwood Springs, 1,679 Students
$4,320 - -
Colorado School of Mines  Best Value
Golden, 5,801 Students
$16,650 87 70
Colorado State University Fort Collins
Fort Collins, 25,601 Students
$9,426 58 70
Colorado State University Pueblo
Pueblo, 3,526 Students
$7,936 22 31
Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, 18,214 Students
$11,603 - -
Colorado Technical University Greenwood Village
Aurora, 450 Students
$11,293 - -
Colorado Technical University Online
Colorado Springs, 13,911 Students
$11,281 - -
Denver School of Nursing
Denver, 878 Students
$16,557 - -
DeVry University Colorado
Westminster, 587 Students
$15,835 - -
Fort Lewis College
Durango, 2,896 Students
$7,056 30 41
Johnson & Wales University Denver
Denver, 934 Students
$32,091 - -
Jones International University
Centennial, 2,707 Students
$12,720 - -