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General Education Schools in Colorado

500 students earned Education degrees in Colorado in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 3rd most popular major in the 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
24,910 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,446. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
12,930 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,800 a year.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,487 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.80%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

#4

Colorado Mesa University

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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at Colorado Mesa.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
20,080 Total Students

A typical student attending MSU Denver will pay a net price of $16,204. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
7,081 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. 96% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year.

#7

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
13 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,636 Total Students

70% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Colorado Mountain College grads earn an average salary of $28,900. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,908 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.31 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,300 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 97%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
635 Total Students

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

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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