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Public Policy Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 23 students earned their Public Policy degrees in CO.

A Public Policy major is the 200th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Colorado

Public Policy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 13
Master’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public policy majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 8.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.4%
  • White: 73.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Public Policy Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Colorado

There are 14,200 people in the state and 740,490 people in the nation working in public policy jobs.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a public policy grad in the state is $81,380, compared to a typical salary of $99,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%.

Public Policy Careers in CO

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 36% $116,840
Medical and Health Services Managers 30% $108,660
Education Professors 24% $61,260
Political Science Professors 23% $76,480
Social Scientists 8% $76,310
Legislators 8% $48,260
Political Scientists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Social Work 824
Public Administration 168
Human Services 140
Other Public Administration 9

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