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Allied Health Professions in Colorado

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 1,999 students earned their Allied Health degrees in CO.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Colorado

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,283
Associate’s Degree 479
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 103
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 103
Bachelor’s Degree 73
Master’s Degree 58
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.1%
  • White: 70.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 8.4%
Allied Health Professions Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Colorado

26,610 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Colorado

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $63,070. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in Colorado that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

275 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,880 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,713. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 99% of the teachers are full time.

205 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,197 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 95% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Pueblo Community College grads earn an average salary of $23,800.

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,250 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,098.

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,384 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 44% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#5

Colorado Mountain College

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,690.

#6

Pikes Peak Community College

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

In their early career, PPCC grads earn an average salary of $25,500. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $9,113.

#7

Colorado Mesa University

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

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,544 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,900 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
778 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,927. The student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
631 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 62% of the teachers are full time.

Allied Health Professions Careers in CO

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 47% $69,000
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 46% $84,660
Physician Assistants 38% $103,070
Health Technologists and Technicians 38% $42,870
Athletic Trainers 37% $48,450
Health Specialties Professors 36% $116,840
Surgical Technologists 35% $53,020
Radiation Therapists 35% $92,370
Respiratory Therapists 34% $62,200
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 32% $38,300
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 26% $78,930
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 18% $85,960
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 14% $62,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Nursing 5,709
Allied Health Services 2,253
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,226
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,582
Dental Support Services 661
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 440
Public Health 397
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 226

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