Colorado colleges and universities will waive applications fees on October 15

Gov. Jared Polis announced that all 32 public colleges and universities in Colorado and several private institutions will allow students to apply for free on Tuesday, October 15 as part of the second Colorado Free Application Day. Watch Gov. Polis’ video announcement.

Earning a credential remains a rewarding investment for Colorado adults

Our inaugural return on investment report breaks down median earnings after one, five and 10 years for Coloradans who have earned a postsecondary credential in seven program groups, including STEM, business and health. Read the report.

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.

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 Meeting
Oct. 24, 2019
1600 Broadway, Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80202

College Invest Board Meeting
Time: Nov. 14, 2019
Location: TBD

What's new?

Open Educational Resources (OER) Report: The CDHE and OER Council released their annual OER Report. Read the report here

Equity Toolkit for Faculty: : CDHE unveiled a toolkit of online resources that will guide faculty in fostering inclusive classroom and instruction to close the state’s educational equity gaps. Explore the Toolkit.

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