Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Colorado College (Colorado Springs, CO)


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Colorado College is ranked 16 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 28 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 37%
Applicants who took ACT 63%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+40%
600-69938%
600+78%

SAT Math Score

700+32%
600-69954%
600+85%

ACT Score

30-3665%
24-2933%
24+98%

Students applied7,894
Students admitted1,262
Admission rate16%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate82%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$52,380
Fees$438
Room and board$12,076
Estimated book expense$1,230
Total cost$66,124

Cost after need-based aid$23,673
Cost after non-need-based aid$52,551

Average debt at graduation$20,742

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$42,451
Average non-need-based aid$13,573

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,101

Full-Time

Men957
Women1,127

Part-Time

Men4
Women13

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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