14 E. Cache La Poudre Street Colorado Springs, CO 80903 719-389-6344
About Colorado College
  • Year of Foundation 1874
  • Size of Campus 90 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,977
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 76%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $38,748
  • Room and Board $9,416
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 1,966
The Colorado College (familiarly known as CC) is a private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States, in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It was founded in 1874 by Thomas Nelson Haske. The college enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduates at its 90-acre (36 ha) campus, 70 miles (110 km) south of Denver in Colorado Springs. Colorado College is known for its non-conventional "block plan," which divides the year into eight academic terms called "blocks"; a single class is taken during each block. CC routinely ranks very high in the U.S. News & World Report listings for liberal arts colleges.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus First-Year Outdoor Orientation (FOOT) Trips; Homecoming; Winter Ball; Llamapalooza (outdoor music festival); Dance Workshop Fall & Spring shows
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Lambda Delta; Blue Key; Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha; Delta Epsilon; Pi Gamma Mu; Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union; Campus Crusade for Christ; Campus Pagan Association; CC Catholic Community; CC Prayer Warriors; Chaverim/Hillel; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Faculty and Faith; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship;
  • Other on-campus organizations 21%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Student Union; Native American Student Association; Black Student Union; SOMOS; EQUAL; South Asian Student Alliance
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Denver (70)
  • Distance to nearest bus Colorado Springs (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Denver (70), Colorado Springs (10)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 75%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 2%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, fraternity housing, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 39%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 24
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 21%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 38%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 499,596
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 300
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 21,181
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 40
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Electronic music studio; Observatory; Extensive herbarium collection; 4 greenhouses; Environmental Science van equipped for field research; Fourier transform nuclear; magnetic resonance spectrometer; Packard Hall, 300 seat concert/lecture hall; Photography
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,567
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Music library; free access to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center library and collections; other college departmental libraries; Proespector (shared catalog and lending system for Colorado academic and public libraries); Center for Research libraries.
  • Number Of Microforms 125,603
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 4,190
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 400
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis