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Information Technology Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 261 students earned their IT degrees in CO.

An Information Technology major is the 73rd most popular major in this 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 135
Master’s Degree 78
Post-Master’s Certificate 32
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 32
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 14
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 12.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 52.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 21.1%
Information Technology Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 77,470 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $91,410, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
26,184 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $15,658. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
7,907 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $50,000 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,478 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,476 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 6% are considered full time. 31 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
11,952 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $44,500 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. An average student at U of Denver will pay a net price of $28,991.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
13,123 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,424 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.80%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This private school has an average net price of $14,492.

#8

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 18%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

#9

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,204 Total Students

In their early career, PPCC grads earn an average salary of $25,500. This public school has an average net price of $9,113. 93% of the teachers are full time.

#9

IBMC College

Fort Collins
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
405 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. 27% of the teachers are full time. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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 26% $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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