International student numbers continue to grow in Colorado

There are 9,621 international students studying at Colorado campuses, according to the most recent Open Doors report released by the Institute of International Education and StudyColorado, marking a 7.1 percent increase over the previous year. Campuses across the state and nation are celebrating International Education Week Nov. 17-21, 2014. Read more. Photo: Hazuki Toyama, a Japanese student at Fort Lewis College, shares her entry in a StudyColorado contest that asked international students to "show their colors" in Colorado.

COSI offers $3.5 million in grant funding

The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative is making $3.4 million in grants available aimed at expanding and improving the network of programs focused on supporting students as they prepare for and pursue higher education. Applications are due Nov. 15, 2014. Learn more about eligible programs and the application process.

Remedial rate drops in 2013

The percentage of Colorado high school graduates who need remediation - or catch-up courses - when they get to college dropped 3 percentage points. This would seem to indicate that a variety of programs aimed at reducing the need for remediation while giving students the support they need, such as Supplemental Academic Instruction and the developmental education redesign at the Colorado Community College System, are working. Read the two-page summary.

What's New

International Education Week - The number of international students studying at Colorado colleges grew 7 percent last year. Read more about International Education Week, Nov. 17-21, and StudyColorado.

Gov. Hickenlooper budget request - Gov. Hickenlooper's budget request calls for $107.1 million in new dollars for public higher education. Learn more in our November newsletter.

District At A Glance - School districts across Colorado are digesting key postsecondary outcomes in recently mailed District At A Glance reports. Find your district's report here. Or, use the searchable database.

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