Colleges and Universities in Colorado

Colorado Colleges and Universities

Colleges and Universities in Colorado

Beyond the celeb sightings and natural beauty, Colorado offers excellent opportunities for an education. There is, of course, the University of Colorado system with locations in Boulder, Colorado Springs and Denver. In addition, Colorado State University and the University of Denver are popular choices. Then there's the U.S. Air Force Academy, more than a dozen four-year colleges and another dozen two-year schools that provide a wide selection of choices for students seeking colleges in Colorado.

Hot prospects and cool jobs in Colorado

Any of the universities in Colorado can help give you the skills for a job, but earning a degree in a growth field will improve your chances of employment. Denver Public Schools, IBM and Health One are some of the employers doing the most hiring right now, according to the state's Department of Labor and Employment. In addition, the department says computer support specialists, registered nurses, and web developers are hot occupations in the job market.

In 2010, Colorado professionals in these fields earned the following mean wages, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  1. Computer support specialists: $55,990
  2. Computer systems analysts: $84,610
  3. Registered nurses: $67,280
  4. Software developers, applications: $90,970
  5. Special education teachers, middle school: $52,290
  6. Web developers: $82,880

With all Colorado has to offer, it is no wonder that Money Magazine selected five of the state's cities for its 2010 Best Places to Live list. As well as being a desirable place to live and work, Colorado could be a top choice for you to seek an education, too.

See also: Colorado Vocational Schools and Career Training

Other Colleges & Universities in Colorado

Adams State College
Alamosa, Colorado
Aims Community College
Greely, Fort Lupton, Loveland, Colorado
Arapahoe Community College
Littleton, Colorado
Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, Colorado
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Mountain College
Glenwood Springs, Breckenridge, Buena Vista, Carbondale, Dillon, Eagle, Leadville, Rifle, Steamboat Springs, Vail, Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Colorado Northwestern Community College
Rangely, Colorado
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Colorado
Colorado State University - Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State University - Pueblo
Pueblo, Colorado
Community College of Aurora
Aurora, Colorado
Community College of Denver
Denver, Colorado
Delta Montrose Technical College
Delta, Colorado
Fort Lewis College
Durango, Colorado
Front Range Community College
Westminster, Boulder, Brighton, Estes Park, Colorado
Lamar Community College
Lamar, Colorado
Mesa State College
Grand Junction, Colorado
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Denver, Colorado
Montessori Education Center of the Rockies
Boulder, Colorado
Morgan Community College
Fort Morgan, Colorado
Naropa University
Boulder, Colorado
National American University - Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
National American University - Denver
Denver, Colorado
Nazarene Bible College
Colorado Springs, CO
Northeastern Junior College
Sterling, Colorado
Otero Junior College
La Junta, Colorado
Pikes Peak Community College
Colorado Springs, CO
Pueblo Community College
Pueblo, Colorado
Red Rocks Community College
Lakewood, Arvada, Colorado
Regis University
Denver, Colorado.
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Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Denver, Colorado
San Juan Basin Technical College
Mancos, Durango, Colorado
Teikyo Loretto Heights University
Denver, Colorado
Trinidad State Junior College
Trinidad, Colorado
United States Air Force Academy
Colorado Springs, USAF, Colorado
University of Colorado - Boulder
Boulder, CO
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
University of Denver
Denver, Colorado
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO
Western State College of Colorado
Gunnison, Colorado
Yeshiva Toras Chaim Talmudical Seminary
Denver, Colorado
Colorado Community College System
National Technological University
Fort Collins
University of Colorado
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
University of Colorado System
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