Best Value Colleges in Colorado by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Colorado schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Colorado ranking goes to Colorado School of Mines with a 89th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $25,138 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Colorado's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
Average Net Price
1) Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Public Not For Profit
89 71
Average Net Price
2) University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Public Not For Profit
66 68
Average Net Price
3) University of Denver
Denver, Private Not For Profit
86 60