Colorado College (CC) is a private four-year liberal arts and sciences college in Colorado, USA. It was established as a coeducational institution in 1874.

The College is affiliated with the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. It offers a number of different majors, minors, specialties, concentrations and interdisciplinary programs including American Cultural Studies, The Departmental Major/International Affairs Option, Liberal Arts and Sciences, North American Studies, Russian and Eurasian Studies Southwest Studies, Studies in War and Peace in the Nuclear Age.

Colorado College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, and is a member of the North Central Association. The teacher education programs are accredited by the State of Colorado Board of Education.

Ratings and Rankings:

- Colorado College is rated 24th among top tier liberal arts colleges (US News 2010).

- Ranked 7th among small schools and universities with alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers (2007). The Peace Corps ranks the top 25 colleges and universities producing volunteers according to the size of the student body.

- Colorado College is rated the 15th best value among private liberal arts colleges across the country, according to the April 2007 issue of Kiplinger's magazine.

- Ranked 10th nationally on Consumers Digest 'best values' list (May-June 2007 issue).

- Colorado College is listed among Top 50 Wireless Campuses (Intel Corp.'s 2005 survey).

- In fall 2006, U.S. News & World Report's annual “America's Best Colleges” named Colorado College the 13th best value among national liberal arts colleges for the second year in a row.

- Colorado College was included in The Princeton Review’s 2006 edition of “America's Best Value Colleges”.

* Suggested Reading:

Top Colleges in Colorado

Top Liberal Arts Colleges (US)

Colorado School of Mines Profile

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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