Colorado College

Academic Highlights

  • Colorado College students learn on an innovative Block Plan, taking one course at a time for three and a half weeks.

  • Students can choose from more than 80 majors, specialized minors and curated programs.

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

  • The First Year Program (FYP) is 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 Student Seed; up to $6k/year in funding to develop their ideas in business, non-profit, or social enterprise.

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