Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Denver, Aurora, Lakewood (CO) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Denver, Aurora, Lakewood (CO) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Denver, Aurora, Lakewood (CO) -

Regis University tops our Denver, Aurora, Lakewood (CO) list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. Regis U charges tuition and fees of $35,610. The college has an acceptance rate of 56.6%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,130. The average salary for recent graduates is $71,000.

The total ranking includes 7 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $13,438 to $48,669 (in-state from $7,352 to $48,669). Acceptance rates range from 53.5% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,070 to 1,280 and average salaries of graduates range from $62,000 to $81,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Regis UniversityDenver, Colorado$35,610
2University of DenverDenver, Colorado$48,669
3Colorado Christian UniversityLakewood, Colorado$22,310
4University of Colorado DenverDenver, Colorado$9,107 / $25,259
5Metropolitan State University of DenverDenver, Colorado$7,352 / $20,149
6Johnson & Wales University - DenverDenver, Colorado$31,158
7Argosy University - DenverDenver, Colorado$13,438

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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