Best Colleges near Denver, Colorado

Ranking Institution name Students Distance from the city
1
Denver, co
13 335 1 miles
2
Denver, co
1 178 1 miles
3
Denver, co
1 436 1 miles
4
Denver, co
52 1 miles
5
Denver, co
305 1 miles
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Denver, co
0 1 miles
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Denver, co
616 4 miles
8
Denver, co
449 4 miles
9
Denver, co
95 4 miles
10
Denver, co
1 021 4 miles
11
Denver, co
58 4 miles
12
Denver, co
581 4 miles
13
Denver, co
7 741 4 miles
14
Denver, co
564 4 miles
15
Denver, co
13 4 miles
16
Denver, co
0 4 miles
17
Denver, co
56 4 miles
18
Denver, co
2 781 4 miles
19
Denver, co
20 4 miles
20
Denver, co
561 4 miles
21
Denver, co
4 965 4 miles
22
Denver, co
0 4 miles
23
Denver, co
682 4 miles
24
Denver, co
0 4 miles
25
Denver, co
475 4 miles
26
Denver, co
239 4 miles
27
Denver, co
2 553 4 miles
28
Denver, co
120 6 miles
29
Denver, co
65 6 miles
30
Denver, co
1 481 6 miles
31
Denver, co
16 6 miles
32
Lakewood, co
101 7 miles
33
Arvada, co
62 7 miles
34
Arvada, co
56 7 miles
35
Lakewood, co
1 366 7 miles
36
Greenwood Village, co
1 550 7 miles
37
Lakewood, co
187 9 miles
38
Golden, co
3 952 9 miles
39
Aurora, co
206 9 miles
40
Lakewood, co
125 9 miles
41
Aurora, co
17 9 miles
42
Aurora, co
1 785 9 miles
43
Aurora, co
104 9 miles
44
Aurora, co
103 10 miles
45
Aurora, co
383 10 miles
46
Lakewood, co
2 854 10 miles
47
Littleton, co
0 10 miles
48
Loveland, co
28 11 miles
49
Littleton, co
2 479 11 miles
50
Centennial, co
9 12 miles

Education in Denver

Denver’s (Colorado) residents over 25 years of age with some college degree constitute 18.66 of the city’s population. Two-year college graduates make up 5.18. The share of four-year college graduates and Master graduates is 25.84 and 10.76 respectively. The shares of those with professional degree and doctorate degree are 3.97 and 1.67 accordingly.

Economy of Denver

The household income in Denver, Colorado, is 49091 compared to the country’s average of 53046. The family median income is 62473. The sales and income taxes are 7.62 and 4.77. Income per capita is 32597. The unemployment rate makes 5.8 compared to 6.3 in the entire United States.

Cost of living in Denver

The overall cost of living in Denver, Colorado, is 115 average for the entire country, if we take the average indicator for the United States as 100. The indicator of charges for utilities services is 90, the cost of housing is 148. Transportation expenses make 93 points, and health and grocery costs are 110 and 97.2 respectively.

Air pollution and health in Denver

The indicator of air quality in Denver, Colorado, is 85.2 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better), according to EPA reports. The water quality is among the among the best) with the index of 87 compared to 55 for the United States. The number of physicians per 100 thousand residents is 545 and the overall health costs make 109.7 if we take the indicator of 100 as country’s average.

Climate in Denver

Denver, Colorado, gets 245 sunny days per year, compared to the country’s average of 205. The number of days with precipitations is 78 – Denver has the annual rainfall of 12.6 inches and snowfall of 53.8 inches. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) based on the effect of humidity and temperature is 57. The UV exposure index is 4.8.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov