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Colorado Business Colleges

48 Colleges
18,903 Yearly Graduations
$43,763 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,803 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Colorado ranked #16 in the nation for business degrees handed out in 2019. Around 18,903 students received some type of diploma that year. Colorado colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $10,941 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $18,102 per year.

An estimated 44% of college students in Colorado take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,201 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
3,599 Yearly Degrees
$12,573 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,759 undergraduates at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, of which 15,135 are full-time, and there are 28,244 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is 4.2 years.

Roughly 73% of students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,610 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is $27,900.

#2

Colorado State University - Global Campus

Greenwood Village, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
2,336 Yearly Degrees
$8,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,578 students at Colorado State University - Global Campus in total, 7,970 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,080 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

74% of Colorado State University - Global Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,308 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#3

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
2,093 Yearly Degrees
$12,466 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Colorado Boulder is 37,437, of which 30,307 students are undergraduates and of those, 27,703 are full-time. It takes the average CU - Boulder undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

31% of CU - Boulder students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,744 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,461 Yearly Degrees
$11,814 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Colorado State University - Fort Collins is 32,428, of which 24,792 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,944 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado State is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

40% of Colorado State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,592 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,800 during the early-career years.

#5

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,134 Yearly Degrees
$53,775 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,699 undergraduates at DU, of which 5,362 are full-time, and there are 13,856 students altogether. It takes the average DU undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,885 a year. DU has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DU is $44,500.

Public Public vs. Private
1,044 Yearly Degrees
$9,401 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is 24,723, of which 14,994 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,622 are full-time. It takes the average CU Anschutz undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

30% of CU Anschutz students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,800 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,500 during the early-career years.

#7

Front Range Community College

Westminster, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
908 Yearly Degrees
$4,032 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Front Range Community College is 18,703, which includes 4,531 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

25% of FRCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,762 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from FRCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Pueblo Community College

Pueblo, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
855 Yearly Degrees
$4,520 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Pueblo Community College is 5,551, which includes 1,598 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,694 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
804 Yearly Degrees
$8,693 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,988 undergraduates at MSU Denver, of which 11,134 are full-time, and there are 19,086 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,621 a year. MSU Denver has a 8.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU Denver is $34,100.

#10

Regis University

Denver, Colorado
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
628 Yearly Degrees
$38,558 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Regis University is 6,310, of which 3,197 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,090 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Regis U is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Regis U take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,401 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Regis U is $50,000.

#11

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
484 Yearly Degrees
$10,840 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is 12,380, of which 10,288 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,782 are full-time. For undergraduates at UCCS, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

43% of UCCS students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,518 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UCCS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
337 Yearly Degrees
$4,379 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Red Rocks Community College is 6,029, of which 5,932 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,839 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

17% of Red Rocks Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,016 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Red Rocks Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, Colorado
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees
$25,130 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,839 students at CCU in total, 6,661 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,704 are full-time. It takes the average CCU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

45% of CCU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,199 a year. CCU has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCU is $34,200.

#14

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
298 Yearly Degrees
$8,686 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,945 undergraduates at Colorado Mesa, of which 6,857 are full-time, and there are 9,110 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,312 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

#15

United States Air Force Academy

USAF Academy, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
294 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at United States Air Force Academy is 4,307, which includes 4,307 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USAFA is 4.0 years.

Only 13% of students who apply get accepted. Around 70% of accepted students are men, and 30% are women.

#16

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
249 Yearly Degrees
$10,062 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,494 undergraduates at University of Northern Colorado, of which 6,726 are full-time, and there are 11,460 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

55% of University of Northern Colorado students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,163 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of Northern Colorado is $33,800.

#17

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
245 Yearly Degrees
$4,740 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,315 students at Colorado Mountain College in total, 1,422 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,732 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,900 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
167 Yearly Degrees
$8,591 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,925 students at Colorado State University - Pueblo in total, 4,113 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,798 are full-time. It takes the average Colorado State University - Pueblo undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

79% of Colorado State University - Pueblo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,898 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Colorado State University - Pueblo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
158 Yearly Degrees
$3,967 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,506 students at PPCC in total, 4,394 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at PPCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,528 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from PPCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Community College of Denver

Denver, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
152 Yearly Degrees
$4,788 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,273 students at CCD in total, 2,050 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,045 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCD is $27,100.

#21

Fort Lewis College

Durango, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
146 Yearly Degrees
$8,896 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Fort Lewis College is 3,469, of which 3,359 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,904 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at FLC is 4.4 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 43% of students at FLC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,384 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,100 during the early-career years.

#22

Northeastern Junior College

Sterling, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
138 Yearly Degrees
$5,288 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northeastern Junior College is 1,293, which includes 692 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at NJC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,092 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,200 during the early-career years.

#23

Adams State University

Alamosa, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
132 Yearly Degrees
$9,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Adams State University is 3,164, of which 1,902 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,264 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,890 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Adams State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Western Colorado University

Gunnison, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
131 Yearly Degrees
$10,646 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,749 undergraduates at Western, of which 1,616 are full-time, and there are 3,203 students altogether. It takes the average Western undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at Western take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,381 a year. Western has a 8.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,300 during the early-career years.

#25

Aspen University

Denver, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
90 Yearly Degrees
$5,105 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Aspen University is 9,563, of which 6,399 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,238 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,439 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Other Colorado Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Colorado College 73
27 Otero Junior College 70
28 Community College of Aurora 66
29 Aims Community College 64
30 Johnson & Wales University - Denver 56
31 Taft University System 50
32 Arapahoe Community College 46
32 DeVry University - Colorado 46
34 Morgan Community College 40
35 Colorado School of Mines 35
36 Trinidad State Junior College 25
36 Pickens Technical College 25
38 Emily Griffith Technical College 21
39 Lamar Community College 15
40 Nazarene Bible College 11
41 CollegeAmerica - Colorado Springs 10
42 CollegeAmerica - Denver 9
43 Colorado Media School 7
44 American Sentinel University 6
45 CollegeAmerica - Fort Collins 5
46 IBMC College 4
47 Colorado Northwestern Community College 2
48 Technical College of the Rockies 0

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