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On Wednesday, May 1, wear gear from your favorite college, university, apprenticesip program and military branch as we cheer on students reaching higher. Find more ways to get involved and download our informational flyer.

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.

Gov. Polis' budget proposal calls for holding tuition flat

On top of increased support for financial aid and teacher recruitment, the proposed budget invests $121 million to keep tuition flat at all public institutions of higher education for school year 2019-20. Read the Gov.'s letter.

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
Time: 1-5 p.m. May 3, 2019
Location: Colorado Department of Higher Education
1600 Broadway, Suite 500
Denver, CO 80202

College Invest Board Meeting
Date: May 16, 2019
Location: 1600 Broadway, Suite 2300
Denver, CO 80202


What's new?

Colorado Manhunt: We are closely monitoring the search for Sol Pais, who the FBI considers armed and dangerous. Many Colorado colleges and universities have increased police presence today and are working with local, state and federal law enforcement to keep communities safe.

Budget Request:On top of increased support for financial aid and teacher recruitment, the proposed budget invests $121 million to keep tuition flat at all public institutions of higher education for school year 2019-20. Read the Gov.'s letter.

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