Colorado College

Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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• 2,118 undergraduates
• 10:1 student to faculty ratio
• 16% acceptance rate
• Mid 50% SAT 620-710, ACT 28-32
• 96% retention rate – Freshman returning for their sophomore year
• NCAA Div I
• 7.4% of students who have no financial need receive on average $9,490
• 100% of financial need met
• 86% of students live on campus
• Private university
• 82% of students come from out of state
• Located in the city of Colorado Springs with a 100 acre campus, just 6 blocks from downtown and the mountains as the backdrop
• Academic structure – Block plan, take 1 class at a time, 1-4 classes 1sr half and then 5-8 2nd half
• Monday – Friday for 3 weeks and then Monday – Wednesday for the 4th week, 9-12. Finals or closing paper and then have 4.5 days off
• Can design your own major
• 1st year experience are the 1st 2 blocks you take – Have a mentor
• Very hands on with professors
• Students come from all over the country
• Cap classes at 25, average class size 16
• Everyone is engaged
• Can switch into another class by day 3, which is equivalent to 3 weeks under a traditional curriculum
• Acceptance into medical school is 88%
• Meet 100% of demonstrated need
• Classes have involved discussion
• Looking for intellectually curious students
• Many opportunities that are student driven
• Have a farm on campus, 70% of food for the school is local
• Over 80% of students participate in intramural sports
• Climbing gym
• Liberal atmosphere yes Colorado Springs is conservative

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