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Construction Schools in Colorado

In 2020-2021, 98 students earned their Construction degrees in CO.

In terms of popularity, Construction is the 242nd most popular major in the state out of a total 278 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Construction Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 94
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 94
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 94
Associate Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 45.9%
  • White: 43.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 6.1%

Jobs for Construction Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 16,160 people employed in jobs related to a construction degree, compared to 598,210 nationwide.


Wages for Construction Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a construction grad in the state is $73,580, compared to a typical salary of $70,540 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Colorado that offer construction degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
723 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,411.


Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
9,110 Total Students

The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at Colorado Mesa. This public school has an average net price of $16,118. The student loan default rate is 8.10% which is lower than average.

Construction Careers in CO

Some of the careers construction majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 30% $69,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Electrical & Power Installation 24
Building Management & Inspection 14

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