Colorado Private Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend private college in Colorado?   The average annual in-state four year, not for profit private college tuition in Colorado was $32,677 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $5,560 from the 2015-2016 average of $27,117 and represents a 20.5% annual increase. The list of Colorado private colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 34 private 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. Colorado College is the most expensive private 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
American Sentinel University
Aurora, 930 Students
$9,840 - -
Bel Rea Institute of Animal Technology
Denver, 275 Students
$12,338 - -
Boulder College of Massage Therapy
Boulder, 81 Students
$15,200 - -
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 Academy of Veterinary Technology
Colorado Springs, 107 Students
$10,766 - -
Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, 2,256 Students
$31,366 - -
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, 2,106 Students
$54,996 - -
Colorado School of Healing Arts
Lakewood, 71 Students
$10,080 - -
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 - -
Ecotech Institute
Aurora, 215 Students
$13,392 - -
Institute of Business and Medical Careers
Fort Collins, 405 Students
$12,960 - -
Johnson & Wales University Denver
Denver, 934 Students
$32,091 - -
Jones International University
Centennial, 2,707 Students
$12,720 - -
Naropa University
Boulder, 767 Students
$31,620 - -