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 2021, 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.

2021 Colorado University Ranking

University Town
Rocky Vista University Colorado 8311 1730
Nazarene Bible College Colorado 5713 1609
Denver College of Nursing Colorado 9207 1748
Fort Lewis College Colorado 5270 1563
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Colorado 4038 1338
Colorado State University-Pueblo Colorado 2927 1020
Adams State University Colorado 2788 981
Colorado Technical University Colorado 2122 762
Western Colorado University Colorado 2514 882
Colorado Mesa University Colorado 2365 820
Colorado Christian University Colorado 2072 745
Naropa University Colorado 1873 674
Regis University Colorado 1516 553
Metropolitan State University of Denver Colorado 1332 485
University of Northern Colorado Colorado 1185 438
Colorado College Colorado 1051 387
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado 828 299
Colorado School of Mines Colorado 850 306
University of Colorado Denver Colorado 483 186
United States Air Force Academy Colorado 421 166
University of Denver Colorado 345 143
Colorado State University Colorado 93 71
University of Colorado Boulder Colorado 30 27