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General Education Schools in Colorado

500 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Education major is the 38th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 421
Bachelor’s Degree 58
Post-Master’s Certificate 21
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 21

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.6%
  • White: 74.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
General Education Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Colorado

There are 1,240 people in the state and 60,930 people in the nation working in education jobs.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for General Education Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $65,180, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Colorado that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

176 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
25,645 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,446. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
13,437 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,034 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.58 years.

#4

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,492 Total Students

The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at Colorado Mesa. 52% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Colorado Mesa grads earn an average salary of $30,700.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,192 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.07 years. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.70%.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
6,736 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $12,556. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#7

Colorado Mountain College

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

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,690. Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,000 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,319 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
665 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 17% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

General Education Careers in CO

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Education Professors 24% $61,260

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,883
Educational Administration 886
Curriculum & Instruction 364
Special Education 292
Multilingual Education 214
Teacher Education Subject Specific 191
Student Counseling 88
Educational Assessment 40

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