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Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO

Finalists who rank CC

If you are a Finalist who ranked CC, your National College Match application will be sent to CC, and you will need to submit the following requirements to the school by November 1. If you have questions after reviewing the information below, please reach out to the school directly.

Requirements

Colorado College Application Status Portal Activation

QuestBridge will send Finalists’ applications to Colorado College on October 18, and Colorado College may need a couple days to import them into their system. Once processed, Colorado College will then email you instructions to log in and activate your applicant portal, where you can track the status of the materials you submit to Colorado College.

This writing supplement gives CC's committee valuable insight on your interest in CC and the Block Plan. For more details, please see the Colorado College information for QuestBridge applicants.

Official Transcript(s)

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

(Optional) Test Scores
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.

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.

2024-2025 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.
  • 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.

2022 Federal Tax Returns and W2 Forms for Custodial and Non-Custodial Parent (if applicable) 

Both the custodial and non-custodial parent must submit copies of their 2022 federal tax returns 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.

2024-2025 FAFSA

FAFSA Code: 001347

Submit as soon as available

The FAFSA will not be available until at least December 2023. Please complete the FAFSA as soon as it is available and submit it directly to Colorado College.

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 2022 income information.

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 2.

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 for admission, you must contact the Admissions Office to withdraw your application.

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

Finalists who did not rank CC

Indicate your admission round preference on this form.

Official Transcript(s)

Update including recent grades

CC accepts transcripts via the QuestBridge Application.

(Optional) Test Scores
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.

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

Finalists who did not rank CC

2024-2025 FAFSA

FAFSA code: 001347

US Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens

2024-2025 CSS Profile

CSS code: 4072

2022 Federal Tax Returns and W2 Forms

Contact Information 

Colorado Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications and general questions):

Office of Admission:
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: (719) 389-6344 or toll-free (800) 542-7214

Office of Financial Aid:
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: (719) 389-6651 or toll-free (800) 260-6458

Contact Information (for sending admission and financial aid materials):

You may upload financial documents through your CC Application Portal, or you may mail documents at the addresses below.

Mail official transcripts to:
Colorado College
Admission Office
14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Email: [email protected] 

Mail official tax returns to:
Colorado College
Financial Aid Office
14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Email: [email protected]