Top Universities in Colorado


What are Colorado’s most well-known universities? Topuniversitieslist attempts to address this issue by releasing the Colorado University Ranking for 2022, which includes 23 accredited Colorado higher-education institutions that fulfill the Topuniversitieslist selection criteria:

  • being chartered, registered, or certified by the relevant US higher education-related institution, and providing at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees) in a conventional, face-to-face, non-distance education style.

Our goal is to create a non-academic League Table of Colorado’s best universities focused on valid, impartial, and non-influenceable site metrics generated by objective web intelligence outlets rather than data submitted by the universities themselves.

2022 Colorado University Ranking

University Town
University of Colorado Boulder Colorado 44 38
Colorado State University Colorado 83 62
University of Denver Colorado 315 133
University of Colorado Denver Colorado 559 217
Colorado School of Mines Colorado 853 321
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado 889 336
Colorado College Colorado 995 379
University of Northern Colorado Colorado 1029 392
United States Air Force Academy Colorado 1260 471
Metropolitan State University of Denver Colorado 1406 516
Regis University Colorado 1528 558
Colorado Christian University Colorado 1795 653
Fort Lewis College Colorado 1870 680
Colorado Technical University Colorado 1937 701
Colorado Mesa University Colorado 2091 741
Western Colorado University Colorado 2597 918
Adams State University Colorado 2757 965
Naropa University Colorado 2838 992
Colorado State University-Pueblo Colorado 2855 996
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Colorado 3658 1229
Nazarene Bible College Colorado 4637 1459
Rocky Vista University Colorado 6294 1645
Denver College of Nursing Colorado 8748 1741