Colorado College welcomed 540 first-year students to campus on Monday, September 6, 2010 during the college’s annual Opening Convocation and first day of classes.
Approximately 540 enrolled first-year students
- Men 44%
- Women 56%
Note: 38 students will matriculate in January as part of our Winter Start program.
The Enrolling Class:
- American ethnic minorities: 19%
- International/non-U.S. citizens: 5%
- 43% of first year students are receiving some type of aid
- 421 high schools represented
- 349 students attended public schools
- 223 students attended private/parochial schools
for admitted fall students' median 50% ranges:
- ACT 29-32
- SAT composite (1600 scale) 1280-1430
- SAT composite (2400 scale) 1920-2140
Enrolling: Approximately 540
Winter Start Enrolling: Approximately 38
for the 35% of admitted students with official class rank:
- Top 1%: 31%
- Top 5%: 54%
- Top 10%: 72%
- Top 25%: 94%
The Class of 2014 brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and talent to the campus. The incoming class features:
- Students who speak 21 different languages, including Persian, Telugu, and Greek.
- 46 editors of student publications.
- An internationally recognized Irish step dancer.
- Eight nationally ranked competitors, including a three-time national champion in alpine skiing, a national gold medal in jump rope, and a gold medal for equestrian.
- Two members who coached Special Olympic athletes.
- 18 members who have finished screenplays, 13 of which were converted into shows.
- A student who earned more than $40,000 from a self-started ultimate Frisbee T-shirt company.
- A two-time grand prize winner in a national gingerbread competition.
- 42 founders of campus organizations, including book clubs, newspapers, animal rights associations, and breakfast clubs.
- An ultra-distance runner who finished the Leadville Trail 100, a 100-mile course in the Rocky Mountains with its lowest elevation falling just above 9,000 feet.
- A variety of leaders, including 17 student government presidents, 24 service organization leaders, and 75 heads of school groups, ranging from Quidditch Club to philosophy societies to ski and snowboard groups.