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Can You Afford Colorado College?

Concerned about paying for college? Take a look at Colorado College’s financial aid options, including grants, scholarships, and student loans, then calculate the net price based on your income level to determine if you can afford to attend this school.

2020 - 2021 Costs Between $18,087 and $78,080

Feeling a little stressed about paying $78,080 to attend Colorado College each year? This number can be deceiving, and for many, the net price you pay will be less.

While there is no tuition reduction for Colorado students, 47.6% of freshmen receive some form of financial aid, with the average amount totaling $39,286. Students from low-income families receive an average of $59,993 in aid during their first year.

Cost (no aid)

Tuition and fees$60,864
+ Room and board$13,392
+ Other expenses$3,824
Total cost$78,080
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Net Price (with average aid)

Total cost$78,080
- Grants and scholarships$39,286
Net price$38,794
Affordability Score (7 out of 100)
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Average Net Price for Low Income Undergraduates

Total cost$78,080
- Grants and scholarships$59,993
Net price$18,087
Affordability Score (62 out of 100)
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Learn more about tuition and fees, room, board and other expenses, and financial aid options at Colorado College.

Projected Costs Between $150,922 and $502,038 For a Four Year Degree. Between $60,365 and $240,217 For a Two Year Degree.

Looking at the total projected cost of a college education over the course of two / four (or more) years can feel a little overwhelming. However, doing so will help better prepare you for the financial commitment you are making.

The overall cost for on-campus students to attend Colorado College in 2020 - 2021 was $78,080. To calculate future costs, we looked at the prior five years of data and determined that this cost increased an average of 4.4% each year. If this trend continues, we expect the full cost for incoming freshmen to be $85,102 during their first year. By their senior year, that cost will be approximately $96,837 for a bachelor degree candidate ($88,847 for an associate degree candidate) for a total of $363,542 over the course of four years ($173,949 over the course of two years). These numbers do not take into consideration financial aid, which reduces this overall cost by varying amounts per student.

Remember, the full costs quoted above are not what most students will pay, and the net price varies quite a bit based on individual circumstances.

Average Net Price at Colorado College

Cost With Interest

The tables below outlines how the overall degree net cost can vary depending on your situation. This table also highlights the impact student loans can have on the overall cost of college.

Projected 2-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*9.4%4.4%
Freshman year$27,133$46,396$85,102
Senior year$33,232$50,739$88,847
Total 2-year net price$60,365$97,135$173,949
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$22,997$37,005$66,268
Total monthly payment$695$1,118$2,002
Total amount paid$83,362$134,140$240,217
Projected 4-Year Net CostsLow Income w/ Aidw/ Average AidNo Aid
Annual growth rate*9.4%4.4%
Freshman year$27,133$46,396$85,102
Senior year$49,853$60,682$96,837
Total 4-year net price$150,922$213,304$363,542
10-year loan interest @ 6.8%$57,496$81,261$138,496
Total monthly payment$1,737$2,455$4,184
Total amount paid$208,417$294,566$502,038

Visit net price and financial aid to learn more about the total cost of attending Colorado College.

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