Colleges

Colorado Springs provides a variety of options when it comes to higher education. With both community colleges and universities nearby, there is something sure to meet your needs. The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC has put together some useful information regarding higher education here in the Springs. Also, the Colorado Department of Higher Education has a multitude of resources for parents, prospective students, and military members seeking college information.

FYI– For the next 20 years in Colorado, any child born after January 1, 2020 will receive $100 towards a college savings account. How awesome is that?

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

(719) 255-8227

With over 12,000 students, UCCS “is a growing university, committed to small class sizes, boasting an a 16 to 1 student to faculty ratio and committed to maintaining low tuition, and keeping education affordable”.

Colorado College

Colorado College

Colorado College features the “block plan” where CC students study one class at a time, for three-and-a-half weeks, instead of taking multiple classes at a time. 8 blocks per year, 3.4 weeks per block, and a 4.5 day block break. 

14 East Cache la Poudre St.

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

(719) 389-6000

Pikes Peak Community College PPCC

Pikes Peak Community College

3 campuses

Main Campus (Centennial)

5675 South Academy Boulevard

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Rampart Range Campus

2070 Interquest Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Downtown Studio Campus

100 West Pikes Peak Avenue

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Did you know that PPCC High School Programs provide students the opportunity to earn college credits for free before they graduate high school? It’s called Concurrent Enrollment, and students can take classes on PPCC campuses or at their own high school. This is just another benefit to the excellent education system here in Colorado! 

US Air Force Academy

US Air Force Academy

2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3100

USAF Academy, CO 80840-5002

1-800-443-9266

With 65 years of education, 27 Division I athletic teams, and over 30 academic majors, the USAFA is an exceptional choice for those looking to pursue a career in the military.

Colorado Technical University

Colorado Technical University

4435 N Chestnut Street

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Nazarene Bible College

Nazarene Bible College

1465 Kelly Johnson Blvd STE 312

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(800) 873-3873

Our purpose is clear: Nazarene Bible College exists to glorify Jesus Christ as Lord by preparing adults to evangelize, disciple, and minister to the world. Since 1967 NBC, as a Holiness Christian College, has fulfilled its mission through Higher Christian Education by preparing men and women for ministry.”