Colorado Academic Quality per Dollar Ranking

The Best Value Colleges in Colorado by Academic Quality per Dollar for 2021

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 University of Denver with a 81st percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $37,263 average net price.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Colorado's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
College Net Price Rating Value
#1 University of Denver

Denver, Private Not For Profit

$37,263 81 78
#2 Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Public Not For Profit

$26,856 77 68
#3 University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Public Not For Profit

$22,077 70 54