Which Colorado schools receive the most state student aid?


Fort Lewis College, Colorado State University-Fort Collins and Metropolitan State University of Denver reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Colorado schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Colorado recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Fort Lewis College
Durango
3,319
358
$3,932,846
$10,986
2
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Collins
33,478
982
$2,680,727
$2,730
3
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver
20,192
880
$2,320,710
$2,637
4
Colorado Mesa University
Junction
9,492
599
$1,933,129
$3,227
5
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley
13,437
747
$1,779,736
$2,383
6
Pikes Peak Community College
Springs
13,204
527
$1,568,282
$2,976
7
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder
36,681
493
$1,533,090
$3,110
8
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver
25,645
580
$1,327,370
$2,289
9
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Springs
13,123
377
$1,316,848
$3,493
10
Front Range Community College
Westminster
18,880
478
$1,194,500
$2,499

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Organizations in this Story

Colorado Mesa University Colorado State University-Fort Collins Fort Lewis College Front Range Community College Metropolitan State University of Denver Pikes Peak Community College University of Colorado Boulder University of Colorado Colorado Springs University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus University of Northern Colorado

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