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There are more than 60 colleges and universities in Colorado that offer online courses and degree programs. The largest university in the state is the University of Colorado’s main campus in Boulder. Students here have access to approximately 3,400 different courses across 150 areas of study. The University of Colorado system also offers a variety of different online options, including degrees in computer science, telecommunications, and engineering management. Prospective students can also choose from a number of community and online colleges in Colorado. Colorado community colleges with online courses include schools such as Pueblo Community College, Pikes Peak Community College, and Community College of Denver. Colorado online colleges also provide flexible options for working students looking for the appropriate work, life, and school balance. For more information about attending school in the state, including Colorado online colleges and universities, visit Colorado’s Department of Higher Education website.

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Adams State College
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, Colorado 81102
(719) 587-7011

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, Colorado 80632
(970) 330-8008

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Arapahoe Community College
5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002
(303) 797-4222

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Argosy University-Denver
1200 Lincoln St.
Denver, Colorado 80203
(303) 248-2700

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
College America-Denver
1385 S Colorado Blvd.
5th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80222
(303) 691-9756

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology
Colorado Christian University
8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, Colorado 80226
(303) 963-3000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Colorado Mountain College
831 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601-0233
(970) 945-8691

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Colorado Northwestern Community College
500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, Colorado 81648-3598
(970) 675-2261

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Colorado State University
102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Colorado State University-Pueblo
2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901
(719) 549-2100

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Colorado Technical University
4435 N. Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3896
(888) 404-7555

Type of School:

Private, for-profit

Programs Offered:

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Community College of Aurora
16000 E CentreTech Pky
Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036
(303) 360-4700

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Community College of Denver
1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, Colorado 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Delta Montrose Technical College
1765 US Hwy 50
Delta, Colorado 81416
(970) 874-7671

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees
Denver Seminary
6399 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, Colorado 80120
(303) 761-2482

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools & North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
DeVry University-Colorado
1870 West 122nd Avenue
Ste. 316, Westminster, Colorado 80234-2010
(303) 280-7400

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Emily Griffith Opportunity School
1250 Welton Street
Denver, Colorado 80204-2197
(720) 423-4700

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees
Everest College-Aurora
14280 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, Colorado 80012-5692
(303) 745-6244

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Everest College-Colorado Springs
1815 Jet Wing Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80916
(719) 638-6580

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Everest College-Thornton
9065 Grant St
Thornton, Colorado 80229
(303) 457-2757

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Front Range Community College
3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, Colorado 80031
(303) 466-8811

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Heritage College
12 Lakeside Ln
Denver, Colorado 80212
(303) 477-7240

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools & Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology
Iliff School of Theology
2201 S University Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80210-4798
(303) 744-1287

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools & North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
ITT Technical Institute-Thornton
500 E 84th Ave Ste B12
Thornton, Colorado 80229-5338
(303) 288-4488

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Jones International University
9697 East Mineral Avenue
Centennial, Colorado 80112
(800) 811-5663

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Lamar Community College
2401 S Main St
Lamar, Colorado 81052-3999
(719) 336-2248

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Mesa State College
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122
(970) 248-1020

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, Colorado 80217-3362
(303) 556-3876

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Morgan Community College
920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701
(970) 542-3100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Naropa University
2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, Colorado 80302-6697
(303) 444-0202

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
National American University-Denver
1325 S. Colorado Boulevard
Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80222-3308
(303) 876-7100

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Nazarene Bible College
1111 Academy Park Loop
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910-3704
(719) 884-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation & North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Northeastern Junior College
100 College Avenue
Sterling, Colorado 80751-2944
(970) 521-6600

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Otero Junior College
1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, Colorado 81050
(719) 384-6831

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906-5498
(719) 502-2000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Pueblo Community College
900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, Colorado 81004-1499
(719) 549-3200

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Red Rocks Community College
13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Regis University
3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80221-1099
(800) 388-2366 x2111

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Trinidad State Junior College
600 Prospect St
Trinidad, Colorado 81082
(719) 846-5011

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Colorado at Boulder
Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918
(719) 262-3000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Colorado Denver
1250 14th Street
Denver, Colorado 80217you d
(303) 556-5600

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Denver
2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80208
(303) 871-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Northern Colorado
Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, Colorado 80639
(970) 351-1890

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
University of Phoenix-Denver Campus
10004 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453
(800) 441-2981

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus
5725 Mark Dabling Blvd.
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919-2221
(800) 834-4646

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org
Western State College of Colorado
600 N Adams
Gunnison, Colorado 81231
(970) 943-0120

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Westwood College-Denver North
7350 N Broadway
Denver, Colorado 80221
(303) 426-7000

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent
Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
Westwood College-Denver South
3150 S Sheridan Blvd
Denver, Colorado 80227
(303) 934-1122

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent
Colleges and Schools (ACICS)