Located in the western part of the U.S., Colorado is known for its location near the Rocky Mountains. As well as the mountains, Colorado has forests, canyons, lakes, rivers and desert – making it a popular destination for those who love outdoor adventure. The US Bureau of Economics estimates Colorado’s population at 5,268,367 as of 2013.
Denver is the capital and the most populous city of Colorado. Other major cities in the state are Boulder, Colorado Springs, Aspen, Vail, and Grand Junction.
Colorado has over 470 higher education institutions educating approximately 400,000 students. These include research universities, four-year state colleges, community colleges, local district colleges, and private accredited and non-profit colleges and institutions.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|Colorado State University||Business Administration,Construction Management,Human Development/ Family Studies||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Colorado: Boulder||Communications,Marketing,Nursing||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Colorado College||Biology,Economics,Political Science/ Sociology||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Colorado School of Mines||Chemical Engineering,Engineering,Petroleum Engineering||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Denver||Biological/Life Sciences,Finance,Nursing||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Community College of Denver||Health,Liberal Arts||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Colorado: Denver||Biology,Business,Communications/Journalism||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Front Range Community College||Health,Liberal Arts||Public||>10,000||Request Info|