Higher Education

Colorado’s Red Rocks Community College leaders say students need to know college will help them not just learn, but also make it easier to live.
A Colorado Succeeds report offers five principles in starting a conversation that helps colleges get students the job skills they need.
Hispanic college students offer advice on how to support high schoolers in realizing dreams of college
¿Cómo puedes ajustar la universidad? Llenar la solicitud FAFSA ayuda a los estudiantes a darse cuenta de que la universidad es una opción.
Community College of Aurora will cut more than 30 degree and certificates low-interest programs in arts, tech, and business.
Filling out the application can take time, be overwhelming, and, at times, feel invasive for families. But in the end, the process can be worth it because it opens students to a variety of money for college, experts say.
Colorado wants to equip residents with college degrees. Over the last decade, the state didn’t make significant progress toward that goal.
Más coloradenses negros y latinos estaban yendo a la universidad, pero luego llegó la pandemia. Una importante iniciativa busca recuperar el impulso perdido.
Enrollment at the majority of Colorado community colleges increased slightly from the previous year.
CU Denver’s NXT Gen Teacher Residency program looks to help students return to their community to teach.
Colorado Department of Higher Education’s equity officer wants to create a statewide culture at colleges and universities that aims to help students of color.
As the future of DACA hangs in the balance, students keep up hope that they’ll be able to continue education.
Mientras el futuro de DACA es incierto, los estudiantes mantienen la esperanza de poder continuar sus estudios.
More Colorado Class of 2022 students completed the FAFSA, signaling they plan on going to college. But the nation outpaced the state’s rebound.
Eye to Eye’s Colorado conference provides an opportunity for neurodiverse youth to learn mentorship, leadership, and advocacy. They also get to be themselves.
Through the Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado, a CSU professor is helping K-12 teachers make LGBTQ history connections in their own backyards.
A new Colorado initiative will allow rural community colleges to share classes online.
Rate of Colorado students going to college right after high school falls; those who do go are less prepared, a study shows.
Enrollment declines at Colorado’s largest open-access higher education institution mean fewer first-generation college students are pursuing opportunities.
The Colorado News Collaborative and its partners, including Chalkbeat, are using a decade’s worth of data and the lived experiences of Coloradans to shed light on where we’ve been and where we’re going.
Colorado lawmakers passed a law that will help more students access financial aid for college.
Chalkbeat Colorado hosted an event on how Colorado can get more students to and through college. Here are four takeaways.
Colorado is a highly educated state, yet there are large gaps in degree attainment. Here’s a reading list on the efforts to improve college access.
In Fowler, a tiny town in the southeastern Colorado plains, higher education has become a way of life. Its high school sends most of its students to college.
Aproximadamente dos de cada cinco varones hispanos que se gradúan de una secundaria de Colorado irán a la universidad. Una vez en la universidad, la mayoría no se gradúa.
The Denver Scholarship Foundation gathered Hispanic men with differing college experiences to better understand the challenges they face getting to college.
A bill in the Colorado legislature would provide $91 million to expand and create programs like those at Colorado Mountain College to tailor degrees to jobs.
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