Higher Education in Denver

Colorado offers excellent opportunities for those interested in the pursuit of higher education. The Denver area alone provides a variety of college and university opportunities as well as other post-secondary institutions. There are 17 four-year colleges and universities and 8 two-year and community colleges in the metro area.

The Auraria Higher Education Center, on the edge of downtown Denver, is a combination of three institutions – the University of Colorado at Denver, Metropolitan State College and Community College of Denver, all sharing facilities and students. Colorado residents receive tuition reductions at state supported schools.

Residency requirements are met by living in the state, paying state income tax and having a Colorado driver’s license for at least twelve months. (303) 866-2723.

Arapahoe Community College
5900 S. Sante Fe
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 794-1550
Colorado College (CC)
Armstrong Hall
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Bachelors/Coed (719) 389-6000
Colorado State College Admissions Office
Ft. Collins, CO 80523
(970) 491-6909
Columbia College of Denver
(Branch of Columbia College, MO)
2600 S. Parker Rd.
(303) 755-7561
Aurora, CO 80014
Colorado School of Mines
Admissions Office
(303) 273-3000
Golden, CO 80401
(Geology/Mining/Mineral Petroleum/Engineering)
Community College of Denver (CCD)
Aurora Campus (303) 360-4700
Auraria Campus (CCD)
(303) 556-2401 North Campus (CCD)
(303) 466-8811 Red Rocks Campus
(303) 988-6160
Metropolitan State
Auraria Campus
(303) 556-2953
250 W. 14th Ave.
Denver, CO 80204
Colorado Christian College
8801 W. Alameda
Lakewood, CO 80026

(303) 238-5386

University of Colorado /Boulder Admissions Office
(303) 492-6301
Boulder, CO 80309
PhD/Coed (Environmental/Pre-Med/Law)
University of Colorado
Denver Auraria Campus
(303) 556-2400
1100 14th St.
Denver, CO 80202
University of Colorado
Health Sciences
13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, CO
(303) 399-1211
School of Dentistry/Medicine/Nursing
University of Denver
2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80210 (303) 871-2036
PhD/Coed/Private (Hotel/Restaurant/Law)
University of Northern Colorado
Admissions Office
(970) 351-2881
Greeley, CO 80631
PhD/Coed (Education)
Regis College
W. 50th Ave. & Lowell Blvd.
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 458-4900
Bachelors (MBA) Coed/Private
Denver Seminary Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

This is not a complete list; if you have a school that needs to be added I welcome your e-mail.