Colorado College

Match Requirements for:

Finalists who rank CC

Please submit these materials as soon as you are notified you are a Finalist.

Match Requirements
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1

1

Colorado College QuestBridge Supplement

For more details, please see the Colorado College information for QuestBridge applicants.

2

Official Transcript(s)

CC accepts transcripts via the QuestBridge application. No additional steps are required.

3

Test Scores (optional)
Self-Reported or Official Reports

SAT code: 4072
ACT code: 0498

Colorado College is a test-optional college. Please review CC's test-optional policy to determine your test plan.

Homeschooled students and students attending secondary schools offering written evaluations without accompanying grades are required to submit either the ACT or SAT. 

Students may indicate their preferred testing policy on the QuestBridge Supplement.

CC allows students to self-report standardized testing on the application and will require official versions be submitted (via testing agency or secondary school) upon commitment to enroll.

4

2020-2021 FAFSA

FAFSA Code: 001347
Available Oct. 1

For US Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens only. All others skip this step.

While completing the FAFSA, please use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool if possible to auto-fill some of the 2018 income information.

5

2020-2021 CSS Profile

CSS code: 4072
Available Oct. 1

Please select any round as your admission application type. The round you choose to apply does not impact CC's matching decision process.

If your parents are divorced or separated:

  • Each parent will need to complete their own CSS Profile application. To keep their financial information private, your parents should not share their College Board log-in credentials with each other.
  • Your noncustodial parent must also submit copies of their 2018 federal tax returns with all schedules, attachments, W-2 Forms, and other earnings statements. See directions below.
  • If you do not have any contact with your noncustodial parent, then you may submit a request to waive the requirement of their financial information. Download the Noncustodial Parent Waiver Petition and submit it to Colorado College via the student’s applicant portal.

6

2018 Federal Tax Returns and Forms

Signed, with all schedules, attachments, W-2 forms and other earning statements. Include personal and corporate partnership tax returns. If you e-file your tax return, signatures are not required.

Please upload your tax documents through your applicant status portal. It will be an option in your checklist.

Options following the Match

Early Action or Early Decision

If you are a Finalist who ranked Colorado College and do not match with any institution, you may apply Early Action or Early Decision I by filling out a preliminary application by Friday, December 6. If you are interested in applying Early Decision II (a binding process that requires an ED Agreement), you must notify CC by January 15.

Regular Decision

All Finalists who rank Colorado College for the Match, but did not match to a binding college, or do not wish to be considered for Early Action, Early Decision I, or Early Decision II (see above), will automatically have their applications moved into the Regular Decision process. Please submit ONLY your Midyear Report and any relevant updates.

If you no longer wish to be considered, you must contact the Admissions Office to withdraw your application.

Regular Decision Requirements:

Step 1: Select Colorado College on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 4 - December 15. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to Colorado College (including all of the materials detailed in the table below).

Step 2: Submit all additional required application and financial materials by the applicable deadlines directly to Colorado College as detailed in the table below.

Information for Non-Finalists

indicates a required material

Regular Decision Requirements: Application Materials
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15

 

Finalists who ranked CC and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank CC

Colorado College QuestBridge Supplement

 

Indicate your admission round preference on this form.

QuestBridge Midyear Report

Official Transcript(s)

Update including recent grades

CC accepts transcripts via the QuestBridge Application.

Test Scores (optional)
Self-Reported or Official Reports

SAT code: 4072
ACT code: 0498

Only if new scores to report.

CC accepts test scores via the QuestBridge Application.

CC accepts test scores via the QuestBridge Application.

Regular Decision Requirements: Financial Aid Materials
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15

 

Finalists who ranked CC and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank CC

2020-2021 FAFSA

FAFSA code: 001347
Available: Oct. 1

 

US Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens

2020-2021 CSS Profile

CSS code: 4072
Available: Oct. 1

 

2018 Federal Tax Returns and Forms

 

Contact Information 

Contact Information (for mailing/faxing materials and general questions):

Mail official transcripts to:
Colorado College
Admission Office
14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Email: admission@coloradocollege.edu 

You may upload financial documents through your CC Application Portal, or you may fax or mail federal income tax returns to:

Colorado College
Financial Aid Office
14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Fax: (719) 389-6173
Email: financialaid@coloradocollege.edu 

Colorado Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications):

Office of Admission: admission@coloradocollege.edu (719) 389-6344 or toll-free (800) 542-7214
Office of Financial Aid: financialaid@coloradocollege.edu (800)-260-6458 or (719) 389-6651