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Colorado College



Tuition

$32,124 / year

Room and Board

$8,052

Application deadline

January 15

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Music library; free access to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center library and collections; other college departmental libraries; Proespector (shared catalog and lending system for Colorado academic and public libraries); Center for Research libraries.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 499,596 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,567 current serial subscriptions.
  • 125,603 microforms.
  • 21,181 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,190 e-books.

Museums & Art

Electronic music studio; Observatory; Extensive herbarium collection; 4 greenhouses; Environmental Science van equipped for field research; Fourier transform nuclear; magnetic resonance spectrometer; Packard Hall, 300 seat concert/lecture hall; Photography darkrooms; Drama/Dance: Armstrong Theatre, 740 seat proscenium theatre; Armstrong 32, 100 seat experimental theatre; 4 dance studios w/Marley, variable speed cd players; Drama computer lab; Geology: Petrographic microscopes; X-ray diffractometer; Sedimentology lab; El Pomar Sports Center: Metabolic Equipment (COSMED Quark PFT Ergo); Hydrostatic Weighing Equipment; Cadaver study in Sports Science; Biology: Scanning electron microscope; Transmission electron microscope; Baca Campus in Southwest Colorado; Stabler-Gilmore Cabin in foothills west of Colorado Springs

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 436 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 400 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 300 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 40 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 200 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 75% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 39% of housing units are Singles.
  • 38% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 2% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 21% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 24 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: First-Year Outdoor Orientation (FOOT) Trips; Homecoming; Winter Ball; Llamapalooza (outdoor music festival); Dance Workshop Fall & Spring shows
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 40 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Lambda Delta; Blue Key; Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha; Delta Epsilon; Pi Gamma Mu; Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union; Campus Crusade for Christ; Campus Pagan Association; CC Catholic Community; CC Prayer Warriors; Chaverim/Hillel; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Faculty and Faith; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Latter Day Saints Institute of Religion; The Mill (affiliated with New Life Church); Navigators; Shove Council; Seekers (at First Presbyterian Church); Spiritual Classics (reading group); Society of Friends; Unitarian Universalists; Young Life; Zen Buddhist Sangha
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Student Union; Native American Student Association; Black Student Union; SOMOS; EQUAL; South Asian Student Alliance
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Colorado College Campus Association; Amnesty International; Aprender Mediante Amistad; BreakOut; Breckenridge Adaptive Ski; CARE; CC Community Kitchen; CC Cycling Team; CC Learning Initiative in the Mountains; CC Literacy Center; CC Shovokan Karate Association; Club Med; Educational Enrichment; EnAct; Film Workshop; Freeriders Union of Colorado College; Gorman Minority Scholars Program; KEEP; Mentoring At Risk Youth; Pass the Peace; Queer Straight Alliance; Raptor's Rescue; RISE; Sheltered Lives; Victim's Assistance Team; Volunteer Action; Yellow Bikes; Gamelan Orchestra; Arts & Crafts Committee; Dance Workshop; Film Series Committee; Forensics Club; The Leviathan (literary magazine); The Cipher (political and intellectual journal); The Nugget (yearbook); Great Performers & Ideas; Livesounds; Outdoor Recreation Committee; Theatre Workshop; Worner Programming Board; Div. 1 men's ice hockey and women's soccer; 16 Div. 3 intercollegiate sports; club and intramural sports
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Catalyst (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Denver (70), Colorado Springs (10)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Denver (70)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Colorado Springs (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 35% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 3 fraternity houses
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 3 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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