Who wouldn't want to go to college in Colorado? You may have heard it said that college is the best 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 years of your life. Did you know that Colorado is home to 62 different colleges and universities?

According to CollegeSimply.com, 62 colleges and universities in Colorado serve about 358,063 students. Which Colorado college would you guess has a reputation for being the toughest on admissions? Keep reading to find out.

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Colorado's College Acceptance Rate

What do some of the acceptance rates look like at schools around Colorado? According to Achievable, here's a look at the acceptance rate at several Colorado colleges and Universities often considered the hardest to get into.

Colorado's United States Air Force Academy

If there is a tough nut to crack, it's getting into the Air Force Academy. It's harder to imagine higher expectations for academic performance, physical ability, work ethic, character, and even medical standards.  It's about being as well-rounded as possible with class rank, GPA, and SAT/ACT results all coming into play. Most cadets who make the cut came from the top 3% of their high school class.

Colorado College in Colorado Springs

The hardest college to get into in Colorado isn't the Air Force Academy, but it is located in Colorado Springs. Colorado College has been ranked more than once by Niche.com as the hardest college to get into in Colorado.

Colorado College Ranks 30th in the nation on the list of the hardest colleges to call home. Colorado College also lands at #31 on the list of best small colleges in America.

RANKED: 15 Hardest Colleges To Get Into In Colorado

Colorado has 62 colleges and universities to choose from. Here is a look at the top 15 toughest colleges and universities to get into in Colorado, according to Niche.com. The rankings are based on a variety of factors including acceptance rate and academic standards.

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KEEP GOING: Colorado's 12 Best Public Schools in Mesa County

Did you know there are 54 public schools in Mesa County, Colorado? Which ones are doing the best job teaching our students? Keep reading to find out which schools have the best reading and math proficiency scores and serve the most students.

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KEEP GOING: 25 Fun Colorado High School Mascots That Totally Stand Out

Check out these 25 unique Colorado High School mascots across Centennial State. Some of these mascots are a perfect fit for Colorado, while others seem as if the school just ran out of names. Please scroll through the mascots below and help us decide which one is most unique. Open our station app to suggest even more mascots to add to the list.

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