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Higher Education Administration Schools in Colorado

111 Higher Education/Higher Education Administration students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Higher Education Administration is the 10th most popular major out of a total 38 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Higher Education Administration Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 101
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 10

Gender Distribution

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

Higher Education Administration Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 29.7%
  • White: 52.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Higher Education Administration Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Higher Education Administration Grads in Colorado

2,580 people in the state and 184,430 in the nation are employed in jobs related to higher education/higher education administration.

Higher Education Administration Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Higher Education Administration Jobs in Colorado

Higher Education/Higher Education Administration grads earn an average of $103,350 in the state and $89,570 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Colorado that offer higher education/higher education administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

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

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%. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at DU.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
33,478 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,800. The full-time teacher rate is 69%.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 59% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
3,110 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.69 years to graduate. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
36,681 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.20%. In their early career, CU - Boulder grads earn an average salary of $39,100.

Higher Education Administration Careers in CO

Some of the careers higher education/higher education administration majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Postsecondary Education Administrators 23% $93,400
Education Administrators 8% $96,710

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
General Educational Leadership 421
Other Educational Administration 167
Curriculum Administration 134
Urban Education & Leadership 53

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