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Information Technology Schools in Colorado

280 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 73rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Colorado

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 153
Post-Master’s Certificate 59
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 59
Master’s Degree 54
Associate Degree 10
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 4
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 4
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 12.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 51.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 23.6%
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Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Colorado

77,470 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.

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Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Colorado

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $91,410. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.

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There are 14 colleges in Colorado that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
28,244 Total Students

31 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,900 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
6,310 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average. In their early career, Regis U grads earn an average salary of $50,000. 99% of students get financical aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
32,428 Total Students

The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Colorado State. This public school has an average net price of $18,668. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,578 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. 6% of the teachers are full time. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
13,856 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. 90% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,380 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,486. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,563 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

#8

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,315 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 20%. 77% of students get financical aid.

#9

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,506 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 94%. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $10,336.

#9

IBMC College

Fort Collins
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
408 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. This private school has an average net price of $23,127. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in CO

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Web Developers 42% $71,360
Information Security Analysts 33% $98,090
Computer and Information Systems Managers 30% $153,780
Computer User Support Specialists 27% $56,700
Database Administrators 25% $92,260
Computer Workers 20% $99,840
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 20% $81,230
Computer Network Support Specialists 17% $69,980
Computer Network Architects 17% $113,970
Managers 16% $127,750

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IT.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Computer Information Systems 2,079
Computer Science 1,003
Computer Systems Networking 397
Information Science 253
Computer Software Applications 157
Computer Programming 60
Computer Systems Analysis 20

View all majors related to Information Technology

View Nationwide Information Technology Report

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