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
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Denver, 13,182 Students
$6,245 36 66
Naropa University
Boulder, 767 Students
$31,620 - -
National American University Centennial
Centennial, 40 Students
$15,000 - -
National American University Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, 54 Students
$15,000 - -
National American University Colorado Springs South
Colorado Springs, 42 Students
$15,000 - -
National American University Denver
Denver, 2 Students
$12,600 - -
Nazarene Bible College
Colorado Springs, 69 Students
$10,800 - -
Platt College Aurora
Aurora, 239 Students
$17,066 - -
Regis University
Denver, 5,086 Students
$36,460 69 63
Remington College Colorado Springs Campus
Colorado Springs, 154 Students
$14,695 - -
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Denver, 669 Students
$17,160 - -
United States Air Force Academy
USAFA, 4,336 Students
$0 70 100
University of Colorado Boulder  Best Value
Boulder, 30,730 Students
$10,728 65 69
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, 13,182 Students
$7,920 52 72
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, 8,715 Students
$7,080 36 58
University of Denver  Best Value
Denver, 8,528 Students
$49,392 84 58
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, 9,103 Students
$7,596 34 56
University of Phoenix Colorado Campus
Lone Tree, 1,750 Students
$9,480 - -
University of Phoenix Southern Colorado Campus
Colorado Springs, 676 Students
$9,342 - -
Western State Colorado University
Gunnison, 2,145 Students
$6,624 32 48