Colorado has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs beats out the Colorado School of Mines with a safety score of 94.9 out of 100 to 91.2 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with the Art Institute of Colorado having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $10,493. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in Colorado, factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – Colorado College scores highest with an 97.3 out of 100 score, followed by United States Air Force Academy (92.4) and University of Denver (92.4). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below: