Colorado Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Colorado by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Colorado by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Colorado but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Colorado for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state tuition. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published out of state tuition with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Colorado list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

The most affordable four year colleges in Colorado are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Colorado? Leading the colleges list is Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs with an out of state tuition of $8,880.

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.

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Colorado's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Nazarene Bible College

Colorado Springs, Private Not For Profit

$8,880 NA NA
#2 University of Phoenix Southern Colorado Campus

Colorado Springs, Private For Profit

$9,342 NA NA
#3 University of Phoenix Colorado Campus

Lone Tree, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#4 American Sentinel University

Aurora, Private For Profit

$9,840 NA NA
#5 Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, Public Not For Profit

$10,872 NA NA
#6 Colorado Technical University Online

Colorado Springs, Private For Profit

$11,281 NA NA
#7 Colorado Technical University Greenwood Village

Aurora, Private For Profit

$11,293 NA NA
#8 Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Private For Profit

$11,896 NA NA
#9 National American University Denver

Denver, Private For Profit

$12,600 NA NA
#10 Jones International University

Centennial, Private For Profit

$12,720 NA NA
#11 College America Denver

Denver, Private For Profit

$14,585 NA NA
#12 College America Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Private For Profit

$14,585 NA NA
#13 College America Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Private For Profit

$14,585 NA NA
#14 Remington College Colorado Springs Campus

Colorado Springs, Private Not For Profit

$14,695 NA NA
#15 National American University Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#16 National American University Centennial

Centennial, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#17 National American University Colorado Springs South

Colorado Springs, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#18 DeVry University Colorado

Westminster, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#19 Denver School of Nursing

Denver, Private For Profit

$16,557 NA NA
#20 Platt College Aurora

Aurora, Private For Profit

$17,066 NA NA