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Construction Schools in Colorado

94 Construction students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Construction is the 135th most popular major in the state out of a total 281 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 76
Associate’s Degree 18

Gender Distribution

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

Construction Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.3%
  • White: 69.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Construction Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Construction Grads in Colorado

16,160 people in the state and 598,210 in the nation are employed in jobs related to construction.

Construction Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Construction Jobs in Colorado

In this state, construction grads earn an average of $73,580. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Colorado that offer construction degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
849 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,459. In their early career, LCC grads earn an average salary of $25,000.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,283 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,713. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year. 99% of the teachers are full time.


Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,373 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,840. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. 93% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,621 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year.

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 210
Building Management & Inspection 131
Carpentry 68
Other Construction 14
Masonry 8

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