Broomfield, Colorado (CO) Colleges and Universities

There are 73 colleges and universities within a 25-mile radius of Broomfield, Colorado. Learn more about some of these options so you can decide if one of them meets your educational needs.

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Are you interested in colleges in the Broomfield, Colorado area? Here, you can look at school information, including factors like graduation rates and costs, from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Broomfield, Colorado

Those living in or near Broomfield have plenty of post-secondary options to choose from. While there are no schools in the city itself, there are many institutions within close range. The following are the shortest distance from downtown Broomfield:

  • Colorado Technical University (3.8 miles)
  • DeVry University-Colorado (3.8 miles)
  • Front Range Community College (5.4 miles)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Westminster (5.4 miles)
  • Regis University (8.8 miles)

Largest Schools Near Broomfield, Colorado

There are four large, public institutions near Broomfield as well as one midsize, private university. If you're looking for a school with a large student body, you may want to check out one of these options:

  • University of Colorado Boulder (32,432 students)
  • University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus (22,791 students)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (21,674 students)
  • Front Range Community College (18,761 students)
  • University of Denver (11,809 students)

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  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

The cost of obtaining a degree is an important consideration for many prospective college students, especially when weighing potential loan debt. The NCES calculates schools' net prices by finding the total cost of attendance and subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by a full-time undergraduate at that school. The following schools in the Broomfield area had the lowest net prices for the 2014-2015 school year:

  • Emily Griffith Technical College ($6,304 per year)
  • Red Rocks Community College ($7,201 per year)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver ($8,416 per year)
  • Community College of Denver ($8,634 per year)
  • Front Range Community College ($8,788 per year)

Highest Graduation Rate

The NCES reports overall graduation rates based on the percentage of full-time undergraduate students who completed their programs within 150% of 'normal' time. Based on data from students who finished in 2015, these five Broomfield-area schools had the highest graduation rates:

  • Emily Griffith Technical College (89%)
  • Pickens Technical College (79%)
  • Colorado School of Mines (77%)
  • University of Denver (77%)
  • Regis University (73%)

In conclusion, even though there are no schools in Broomfield itself, the surrounding area offers aspiring students a wide variety of educational opportunities.

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