College Education In Colorado: Colorado houses over 70 institutes of higher education, both private and public, including the United States Air Force Academy. The state also hosts a variety of technical schools and career colleges.
Colorado Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of Colorado, Boulder (#77), Colorado School of Mines (#80), University of Denver (#89); Liberal Arts Rankings – Colorado College (#30).
A Closer Look at Colorado Education: If large universities aren’t your preference, Colorado offers smaller options. For example, in the heart of the Rockies near the Continental Divide you’ll find Western State College of Colorado. Established in 1901, this four-year liberal arts college offers 20 degree programs, is home to about 2,500 students, and boasts a prominent ski team. [Ed. Note: We wonder if courses are graded on a ‘curve.’]
Did You Know? Young Student's Go East: Many of the major universities and colleges in Colorado are focused around the three major cities in the eastern portion of the state: Denver, Colorado Springs and Boulder.