DHE celebrates Colorado's future educators

To kick off Teacher Appreciation Week, DHE hosted teacher candidates from Colorado's 22 educator preparation programs at the Capitol Monday, May 8. Read the recap.

Developmental education rates rise slightly for second straight year

The number of Colorado high school graduates placed into developmental education when entering college increased slightly in 2015-2016 over the previous year from 35.4 percent to 36.1 percent, according to this year’s report.

Colorado’s dual enrollment programs grow for seventh straight year

Statewide, 38,519 students participated in dual enrollment programs of any type in the 2015-2016 academic year. This represents more than 30 percent of all 11th- and 12th-graders in public high schools in Colorado. Read the press release.

Colorado high school students continue upward trend in college enrollment

Up more than half a percentage point from last year, nearly 57 percent of Colorado’s high school class of 2015 enrolled in a postsecondary institution, according to a CCHE report. This amounts to about 30,000 students. Read the press release.

About DHE

In tandem with the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, the department works to improve the quality of, ensure the affordability of and promote access to postsecondary education for the people of Colorado. Read our Master Plan.

Upcoming Events

CCHE Meeting
Time: 1 p.m. June 1, 2017
Location: Arapahoe Community College
5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, CO 80160


College Invest Board of Directors
Time: 1 p.m. May 18, 2017
Location: CollegeInvest Boardroom
1560 Broadway, Suite 1700, Denver, CO 80202

What's new?

Developmental Education Report: During the 2015-2016 school year, 7,838 students were placed in developmental education—366 more students than last year. Read the report.

Concurrent Enrollment Report: Statewide, 38,519 students participated in dual enrollment programs of any type in the 2015-2016 academic year. Read the report.

Postsecondary Progress Report: Up more than half a percentage point from last year, nearly 57 percent of Colorado’s high school class of 2015 enrolled in a postsecondary institution. Read the report.

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