COLORADO COLLEGE - [CC], COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO - ADMISSION

Colorado Springs, ColoradoLOCATION
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Colorado College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019

The university has a total of 2,144 students out of which 2,114 students are enrolled in undergraduate and 30 in graduate programs.

The university offers courses in the field of History, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Economics & Business, Sociology, Theatre & Dance, Political science, Film & Media Studies and Anthropology.

In Fall 2018, 8552 applicants applied out of which only 1283 applicants were offered admission, making an acceptance rate of 15%. The application process is known to be highly competitive since college is known to have one of the lowest acceptance rates in the US.

  • Application essays are important, as they help the reviewing committee in knowing the applicant's goals and accomplishments.
  • The university encourages to highlight significant awards, activities, and personal accomplishments in the application.
  • Colorado College offers interviews as part of the evaluation process. These interviews are not required but can help in strengthening the application.
  • Art supplements are needed to be included in a student’s application for consideration as part of holistic review process.

Highlights

Application PortalCommon Application
Application FeeNone
Acceptance Rate15%
Average GPA rate3.92
Average SAT range1220-1430
Average ACT range28-32
English ProficiencyTOEFL, IELTS, PTE
Mode of PaymentVISA, Discover card, Master Card, Local Bank Transfer
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Email for International studentsAdmission@ColoradoCollege.edu

Colorado College Admission Deadlines 

Applicants are advised to apply in early actions to increase the chances of securing admission -

Term/SemesterDeadline
Undergraduate
Early Decision 1November 10
Early ActionNovember 10
Early Decision 2January 15
Regular DecisionJanuary 15

Colorado College International Admissions

The Colorado College welcomes applicants from over 60 countries. International applicants can apply through Common Application. With the application, the applicant is required to submit Statement of purpose.

Academic Requirements - High school transcripts, GPA - 3.92, Two teachers evaluation, Standardized test scores

Supporting documents - Copy of Passport, Proof of financial support, Completed financial support form which acts as a Financial Affidavit of Support for F-1 Applicants, Copy of Passport (Essential for Form I-20), Copy of Visa Application Form

English Proficiency Test Score requirements - International students may submit either TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores to prove English proficiency.

TestMinimum required score
TOEFL (PBT)600
TOEFL (iBT)100
IELTS7.0
PTE68

Visa Process for International Students -

  • The applicant is required to fulfil the I-20 form.
  • Applicants must provide the following documents to receive the I-20 Form:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support (Affidavit and Bank Statement)
  • The I-20 must be completed with accurate information.
  • Students have to pay the SEVIS I-901 fee ($200) and print the receipt for the interview.
  • Applicants then need to apply for the F-1 visa.
  • Schedule an interview and attend the interview at the suitable U.S. Embassy or Consulate.

Colorado College Undergraduate Admissions

The Colorado College offers bachelor’s degree in close to 40 plus majors and 30 plus minors. International students are advised to complete their college and visa applications at the earliest.

Academic Requirements - Original final secondary school transcripts with a minimum GPA of 3.92 and above.

The SAT/ACT scores are required for admission.

ACT28-32
SAT1220-1430

Supporting Documents - Personal Essay, Letters of Recommendation (Two teacher evaluations from the major subject- teachers)

A portfolio will be required for courses like Film Studies, Theatre, Media Communication, Music, Visual art and creative writing. Art supplements must be submitted via Slideroom or Common Application’s art supplement platform.

The college reviews application holistically. Academic record, co-curricular contributions, Test scores, supplemental essays and optional interview are considered while evaluation.

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