Colorado has some of the best ranking institutions in the nation. There are four Tier 1 national universities in the state of Colorado, according to the US News & World Report's Rankings 2009. View below for more information on the rankings and profiles of some of the leading universities in the state:

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs offers one of the top distance MBA degree programs in the nation. The distance MBA is placed in the top 25 for online graduate business programs in the country (U.S. News & World Report online).

The University of Colorado - Boulder is placed among the world's top 50 universities by Webometrics in 2009, and 14th globally among the top 100 universities in Natural Sciences and Mathematics in the ARWU 2008.

University of Colorado Denver is rated highly for its medical programs in the nation, placed 4th in the ranking of Medical Schools based on Primary Care, and 3rd in the Medical Specialty - Family medicine, according to the US News & World Report 2010.

University of Denver is rated 2nd in the country among doctoral and research institutions in the percentage of undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs (Open Doors report).

Colorado State University is placed in the Top Tier of the US News and World Report's rankings of "America's Best Colleges and Universities".

Colorado Technical University is placed among the top 10 institutions named by Military Advanced Educations Top 30 Colleges. It is a member of the ACBSP and the AACSB.

Jones International University is one of only 5 American universities placed among the World's Top 10 Online Universities, according to the "Best & Worst In Online Degree Programs".

Webster University is consistently placed as one of the best Master's Universities in the Midwest. The Business and management programs are accredited by ACBSP.

Westwood College of Technology is nationally accredited. The Online Education Database (OEDb) listed Westwood in 9th place in its 2008 Online College Rankings.

Regis University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. It has been named a top school in the West at the Master's level by US News and World Report.

* Suggested Reading: Top Business Schools in Colorado

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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