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    Qualified rising high school seniors and juniors are welcome to apply to our unique Pre-College program. If you are a graduating high school senior, please apply as a visiting undergraduate. All Pre-College application fees are waived until March 29, 2019!

    As part of your application, we will ask for:

    • Course Selection
    • Teacher Recommendation Information (optional)
    • Counselor Recommendation Information (required)
    • Transcript(s)
    • Housing 
    • Application Fee, $50
      • Waived until March 29, 2019
    • Course Deposit, $500 
      • A $500 course deposit is required to enroll in Summer Session courses, and should be submitted if you are accepted. This deposit will be credited to your final tuition payment.

    Apply Today!!!

    International Pre-College Students are required to submit the additional forms and materials listed on our Pre-College International Student page. Please contact Katherine Ruckstuhl at if you are applying to the Colorado College Summer Pre-College program as an international student.

    Application Fee & Course Deposit

    To pay by credit card

    Call us at (719) 389-6655 with your Visa, Discover, MasterCard or American Express information. Tuition payments must be submitted through the Office of Student Accounts.

    To pay by check

    Send two separate checks, one for the application fee and one for the deposit, payable to Colorado College: 

    Colorado College Summer Session
    Pre-College Program
    14 E. Cache la Poudre St.
    Colorado Springs, CO  80903

    Scholarship Information

    Need-Based Scholarship

    As part of your online course application, you will need to submit a 500 word essay on "The Importance of a Liberal Arts Education in Today's Society" and a full copy of your parents' most recent tax return through your application or directly to To be considered for a need-based scholarship, students must submit essay, tax information, and all application materials by March 29, 2019. You will be notified of your award on April 14, 2019.

    Pre-College Alumni Grant

    A $500 merit-based award for students applying to a Pre-College course. Graduates of Colorado College or individuals that have completed a course at Colorado College may nominate a high school student for this award. Limited funding is available and will be awarded based on a strong personal profile. Students should submit the completed Pre-College Alumni Grant form and all application materials by March 29, 2019. You will be notified of your award on April 15, 2019.

    Please submit any questions to, or call Katherine Ruckstuhl at (719) 389-6098

    Contact Us


    (719) 389 - 6098

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    Armstrong Hall, Rm 219B

    Colorado College

    14 E Cache La Poudre St.

    Colorado Springs, CO  80903