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Colorado Computer Science Colleges

36 Colleges
4,229 Yearly Graduations
$48,414 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,255 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Colorado ranked #20 in the nation for computer science degrees handed out in 2019. Around 4,229 students received some type of diploma that year. Colorado colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $12,104 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $19,838 per year.

About 47% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,314 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
871 Yearly Degrees
$12,529 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23,430 undergraduates at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, of which 15,272 are full-time, and there are 27,232 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is 4.4 years.

75% of Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,795 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
447 Yearly Degrees
$12,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 31,098 undergraduates at CU - Boulder, of which 28,877 are full-time, and there are 37,883 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CU - Boulder is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

32% of CU - Boulder students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,779 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from CU - Boulder with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Colorado State University - Global Campus

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

There are 12,670 students at Colorado State University - Global Campus in total, 8,114 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,796 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 31 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#4

Regis University

Denver, Colorado
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
313 Yearly Degrees
$38,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,908 students at Regis U in total, 3,500 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,191 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Regis U is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,554 a year. Regis U has a 3.7% 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 Regis U is $50,000.

Public Public vs. Private
310 Yearly Degrees
$11,901 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 25,789 undergraduates at Colorado State, of which 22,247 are full-time, and there are 33,426 students altogether. 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 83%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

46% of Colorado State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,293 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colorado State is $36,800.

#6

Pueblo Community College

Pueblo, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
309 Yearly Degrees
$5,179 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,954 full-time undergraduates at Pueblo Community College, and 6,545 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

45% of Pueblo Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,035 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Pueblo Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Front Range Community College

Westminster, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
281 Yearly Degrees
$3,986 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,937 full-time undergraduates at FRCC, and 19,283 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at FRCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,148 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FRCC is $30,400.

#8

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
251 Yearly Degrees
$52,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,774 undergraduates at DU, of which 5,478 are full-time, and there are 12,931 students altogether. For undergraduates at DU, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,504 a year. DU has a 1.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
162 Yearly Degrees
$9,335 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,910 students at CU Anschutz in total, 15,818 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,857 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CU Anschutz is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,806 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from CU Anschutz with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Colorado School of Mines

Golden, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees
$19,062 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Colorado School of Mines is 6,628, of which 5,156 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,930 are full-time. It takes the average Mines undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Of the accepted students, 67% are men and 33% are women.

43% of Mines students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,896 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $69,200 during the early-career years.

#11

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
115 Yearly Degrees
$3,842 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Pikes Peak Community College is 13,655, which includes 5,069 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

24% of PPCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,074 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% 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.

#12

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$10,728 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,807 students at UCCS in total, 10,706 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,168 are full-time. For undergraduates at UCCS, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,314 a year. UCCS has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

#13

Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
84 Yearly Degrees
$4,263 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Red Rocks Community College is 7,008, of which 6,942 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,272 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

18% of Red Rocks Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,086 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
69 Yearly Degrees
$8,151 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,194 undergraduates at MSU Denver, of which 12,250 are full-time, and there are 20,080 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,620 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#15

Intellitec College - Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees

There are 518 full-time undergraduates at Intellitec College - Colorado Springs, and 518 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 51% of students at Intellitec College - Colorado Springs take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,520 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Intellitec College - Colorado Springs with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Arapahoe Community College

Littleton, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$3,921 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Arapahoe Community College is 12,759, which includes 2,110 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,978 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Arapahoe Community College is $32,900.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees
$19,670 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 849 full-time undergraduates at RMCAD, and 1,454 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,538 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RMCAD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
41 Yearly Degrees
$4,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,636 students at Colorado Mountain College in total, 1,662 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,674 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Colorado Mountain College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

United States Air Force Academy

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

There are 4,304 full-time undergraduates at USAFA, and 4,304 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The acceptance rate at USAFA is 12%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 73% of accepted students are men, and 27% are women.

#20

Colorado Mesa University

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

The total student population at Colorado Mesa University is 9,373, of which 9,239 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,972 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,836 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.3% 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.

#21

Community College of Aurora

Aurora, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
28 Yearly Degrees
$3,840 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,597 students at CCA in total, 1,563 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,028 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 $30,100 during the early-career years.

#22

Aims Community College

Greeley, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees
$2,762 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,634 students at Aims Community College in total, 2,200 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 11% of students at Aims Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,054 a year. The student loan default rate of 12.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Aims Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$58,086 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,123 students at Colorado College in total, 2,098 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,089 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado College is 4.0 years.

This a very selective school with only 15% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

25% of Colorado College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,499 a year. Colorado College has a 2.2% 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 $34,000 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees
$8,407 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,081 students at Colorado State University - Pueblo in total, 4,310 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,985 are full-time. It takes the average Colorado State University - Pueblo undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

94% of Colorado State University - Pueblo students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,477 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.7% 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.

#25

Aspen University

Denver, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
20 Yearly Degrees
$3,920 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,537 undergraduates at Aspen University, of which 802 are full-time, and there are 6,893 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

100% of Aspen University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,353 a year. Aspen University has a 8.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Other Colorado Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Colorado Christian University 18
27 Emily Griffith Technical College 16
28 Community College of Denver 15
29 DeVry University - Colorado 13
30 Intellitec College - Grand Junction 10
31 Western Colorado University 9
32 American Sentinel University 3
32 CollegeAmerica - Fort Collins 3
34 IBMC College 1
34 Morgan Community College 1
36 Lamar Community College 0

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