Colorado Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Colorado?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Colorado was $12,379 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $521 from the 2015-2016 average of $11,858 and represents a 4.39% annual increase. The list of Colorado open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 37 open admissions colleges and universities in Colorado, the most popular being Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs with 18,214 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,603. Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design is the most expensive open admissions school in Colorado with an in-state tuition of $17,160.

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
Morgan Community College
Fort Morgan, 306 Students
$3,574 - -
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 - -
Northeastern Junior College
Sterling, 851 Students
$4,467 - -
Otero Junior College
La Junta, 578 Students
$3,574 - -
Pikes Peak Community College
Colorado Springs, 4,916 Students
$3,574 - -
Prince Institute Rocky Mountains
Westminster, 140 Students
$8,800 - -
Pueblo Community College
Pueblo, 2,014 Students
$4,429 - -
Red Rocks Community College
Lakewood, 2,477 Students
$3,574 - -
Redstone College
Broomfield, 339 Students
$14,936 - -
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Denver, 669 Students
$17,160 - -
Trinidad State Junior College
Trinidad, 682 Students
$4,467 - -
University of Phoenix Colorado Campus
Lone Tree, 1,750 Students
$9,480 - -
University of Phoenix Southern Colorado Campus
Colorado Springs, 676 Students
$9,342 - -