Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Colorado College (Colorado Springs, CO)


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Colorado College is ranked 20 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 34 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 44%
Applicants who took ACT 56%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+34%
600-69952%
600+86%

SAT Math Score

700+34%
600-69954%
600+88%

ACT Score

30-3658%
24-2940%
24+98%

Students applied8,062
Students admitted1,381
Admission rate17%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,472
Fees$420
Room and board$11,668
Estimated book expense$1,248
Total cost$63,808

Cost after need-based aid$23,269
Cost after non-need-based aid$54,448

Average debt at graduation$22,068

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$39,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$40,539
Average non-need-based aid$9,360

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,118

Full-Time

Men974
Women1,122

Part-Time

Men8
Women14

Freshmen retained96%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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