Tuition freeze among several legislative accomplishments

From expanding Concurrent Enrollment opportunities to granting in-state aid to ASSET students, we had a busy legislative session. Read our recap.

Colorado’s dual enrollment programs grow by nearly 10 percent

Nearly 46,000 students took at least one dual enrollment course during the 2017-18 academic year, representing almost 35 percent of all 11th- and 12th-graders in Colorado’s public high schools. Read the press release and the executive summary.

Educational attainment ticks up with growth among most minority groups

The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) announced the statewide attainment rate increased from 56.2 percent in 2018 to 56.9 percent in 2019, measured by the number of adults ages 25-34 who have earned a credential beyond a high school diploma.

Colorado high school college-going rate remains consistent

Among Colorado’s high school class of 2017, 56.3 percent, or about 32,400 students, enrolled in a postsecondary institution directly after graduation. Read the press release.

Our Mission

Working with the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, we advocate, develop policies and support students to maximize higher education opportunities for all. We believe every Coloradan should have an education beyond high school to pursue their dreams and improve our communities. Read our Master Plan.

Upcoming Events

CCHE Annual Retreat
Time: July 25-26, 2019
Location: Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO 81301

College Invest Board Meeting
Date: Aug. 22, 2019
Location: 1600 Broadway, Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80202

What's new?

Healthcare Apprenticeships: Governor Jared Polis announced that Colorado will receive $12 million from the U.S. Department of Labor (Department) to scale 5,000 health care apprenticeships in Colorado’s higher education system. The state has also secured $4.2 million in matching funds from health care partners across the state. Read more.

Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Intiative: Approving $7.5 million in grant awards, the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative board will allocate a total of $15 million in new scholarship funds for the 2018-2019 cycle, supporting more than 5,150 students across the state. Read the press release.

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