Colorado is a great place to go to college! Colorado has a number of top-ranked colleges, including Metropolitan State College of Denver and University of Denver in Denver, CO. To increase your chances of receiving an acceptance letter from the school of your choice, you'll want to optimize your SAT score.

If you're looking for the best SAT prep in Denver, start here. We've compiled a list of local prep courses for the SAT, the top colleges in the Denver area, and popular SAT test centers in Colorado.

The SAT is offered seven times each year, on one Saturday in January, March, May, June, October, November, and December. There is no restriction on how many times you can take the test, but most students find that taking the test three or fewer times is best. Four times should be the very most you should take the test; the fewer test days you attend, the less work you have to do!


Avoid late-registration fees by signing up at least one month ahead of time. Students who set their test date well in advance tend to get the most out of their studying – it creates additional motivation to help you achieve your score.

The average student studying for the SAT in Denver, CO spends about five weeks preparing for the exam. That's not possible for everyone, so there are always shorter study plans that can help you make the most out of the time you have. Once you've given some thought to your goals and available study time, schedule your SAT (and your prep) so that you have a clear target to work toward.

Below you'll find some recommended prep courses for the SAT closest to Denver, CO.

Kaplan SAT prep

SAT Prep Courses in Denver

Denver, CO - Begins Apr 22, 2018

SAT Prep - In Person PLUS
Meets on Sat, Sun - Ends May 20, 2018

University of Denver

Denver, CO 80208

Highlands Ranch, CO - Begins May 1, 2018

SAT Prep - In Person PLUS
Meets on Tue, Sat - Ends May 29, 2018

Comfort Suites, Highlands Ranch
7060 E. County Line Rd.
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

SAT Prep - Live Online

Begins Mar 28, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Mon, Wed - Ends Apr 23, 2018

Begins Mar 28, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Mon, Wed - Ends Apr 23, 2018

Begins Mar 31, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Sat - Ends May 19, 2018

Begins Apr 5, 2018

SAT Prep - Live Online PLUS
Meets on Tue, Thu - Ends May 1, 2018

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2018 SAT Administration Dates (Anticipated)

March 10, 2018

May 5, 2018

June 2, 2018

Colleges near Denver, Colorado

School Location School Type Undergrad Population Percent Admitted
Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver, CO 4-year, Public 22837 72%
University of Denver Denver, CO 4-year, Private not-for-profit 5343 72%
Regis University Denver, CO 4-year, Private not-for-profit 5586 72%
Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO 4-year, Public 3672 46%
University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder, CO 4-year, Public 27219 83%
University of Colorado Denver , CO 4-year, Public 13246 61%
University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO 4-year, Public 10290 88%
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 4-year, Public 22221 81%
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO 4-year, Public 7007 65%
Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO 4-year, Private not-for-profit 2000 34%
Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo, CO 4-year, Public 4812 95%
University of Wyoming Laramie, WY 4-year, Public 9748 96%
Western State College of Colorado Gunnison, CO 4-year, Public 2237 66%
Summit Christian College Gering, NE 4-year, Private not-for-profit 35 53%
Adams State College Alamosa, CO 4-year, Public 2405 55%
Mesa State College Grand Junction, CO 4-year, Public 6939 80%
Fort Lewis College Durango, CO 4-year, Public 3770 65%
Santa Fe University of Art and Design Santa Fe, NM 4-year, Private for-profit 195 78%
Fort Hays State University Hays, KS 4-year, Public 9730 91%
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City, SD 4-year, Public 1912 93%