Colorado Springs, CO Colleges

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and most populous city of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Colorado Springs is located in the center portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 65 miles (105 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over one mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, in the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The city is often referred to as "The Springs."

With a population of 416,427 as of the 2010 Census, it is the second most populous city in the state of Colorado, behind Denver, and the 41st most populous city in the United States, while the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated population of 645,613 in 2010. The city covers 194.7 square miles (504 km2), making it Colorado's largest city in area. Colorado Springs was selected as the No. 1 Best Big City in "Best Places to Live" by Money magazine in 2006, and placed number one in Outside's 2009 list of America's Best Cities.

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Schools in and around Colorado Springs, CO

Name
University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
Four or more years; Public; $16,240 average out-state tuition; $5,376 average in-state tuition
Pikes Peak Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $14,870 average out-state tuition; $6,042 average in-state tuition
Colorado Technical University-Online
Four or more years; Private for profit; $12,760 average out-state tuition; $12,760 average in-state tuition
Colorado College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $39,900 average out-state tuition; $39,900 average in-state tuition
Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,440 average out-state tuition; $10,440 average in-state tuition
National American University-Colorado Springs
Four or more years; Private for profit; $12,758 average out-state tuition; $12,758 average in-state tuition
College America-Colorado Springs
Four or more years; Private for profit; $15,790 average out-state tuition; $15,790 average in-state tuition

Colorado Springs, CO Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Mildred Hansen Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 01, 2017
Student of Integrity Scholarship Up to $3,750 January 06, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
El Pomar Fellowship Varies January 17, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Nurse Education Tuition Assistance Scholarship Varies March 17, 2017
NCMC Foundation Surgical Tech Scholarship Varies May 01, 2017