Colorado College

Colorado College Veteran Services & Resources

Is Colorado College a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. So we've gathered facts about Colorado College veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Colorado College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Colorado College:

How Does Colorado College Rank for Veterans?

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To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.

The 2022 edition of this list ranked Colorado College at #1,524.The school also ranked #24 in our Best for Vets in Colorado ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Colorado College did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,096
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,013

You can also see how specific majors at Colorado College fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best International Economics Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best International Economics Colleges for Veterans 21
Best Other Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 39
Best Other Social Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 39
Best Other Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 61
Best Other Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 61
Best Econometrics & Quantitative Economics Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 79
Best Teacher Education Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 91
Best Creative Writing Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 103
Best General Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 129

How Many Veterans Go to Colorado College?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

The VA reports that there are 16 G.I. Bill® students at Colorado College. Since the total enrollment at the school is 2,050, approximately 0.78% of the students at Colorado College are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Colorado College

Colorado College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.

Does Colorado College Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Colorado College does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Colorado College does not offer credit for military training.

Colorado College Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Colorado College does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Colorado College

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.


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