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Colorado College Colorado College was established as a coeducational institution in 1874, two years before Colorado became a state. In 1871, General William Jackson Palmer, founder of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, laid out the city of Colorado Springs along his new line from Denver. Envisioning a model city, he reserved land and contributed funds for a college, which was to open May 6, 1874.

At Colorado College their goal is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Drawing upon the adventurous spirit of the Rocky Mountain West, they challenge students, one course at a time, to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for learning and leadership throughout their lives.


American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Chinese, Classics, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Dance, Drama, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, French, Geology, German, Health, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Italian, Japanese, Liberal Arts, Library, Literature, Math, Mathematics, Music, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Russian, Science, Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Teaching, Women and Gender Studies, Writing

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Baccalaureate Colleges-Liberal Arts


14 East Cache La Poudre St.
CO 80903 Colorado Springs
United States
Phone: (719) 389-6000

 Admissions office:

Admission Office
14 East Cache La Poudre St.
CO 80903Colorado Springs
United States
Phone: (719) 389-6344
Fax: (719) 389-6816

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