Colorado College

Academic Highlights

  • Colorado College is on an innovative Block Plan where students take one course at a time for three and a half weeks.

  • Students can choose from more than 80 majorsminors and specialized programs.

  • Average class size is 16 students. No class larger than 25 students.

  • The First Year Experience (FYE) program was designed to help incoming students enjoy and adjust to their first year at Colorado College and the Block Plan.

  • 80% of students study abroad, and 100% of students participate in field study, including participation in domestic programs in various U.S. locations.

  • Innovation at CC sponsors The Big Idea; a pitch competition in which student teams have the opportunity to compete for seed funding to develop their ideas in business, non-profit, or social enterprise.

  • Recently renovated Charles L. Tutt Library, now the largest carbon nuetral library in north America, houses a data visualization lab and Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) lab.