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Elementary Education Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 330 students earned their Elementary Teaching degrees in CO.

As a degree choice, Elementary Education is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Colorado

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 311
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.6%
  • White: 76.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 10.6%
Elementary Education Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Colorado

In this state, there are 24,910 people employed in jobs related to an elementary teaching degree, compared to 1,410,970 nationwide.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Colorado

A typical salary for a elementary teaching grad in the state is $53,400, compared to a typical salary of $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Colorado that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

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

In their early career, University of Northern Colorado grads earn an average salary of $33,800. It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
12,807 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 5.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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

The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $50,000 after graduation.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
7,587 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,200 after graduation. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,344. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years.

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

The student loan default rate of 7.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,204. It takes the average student 5.07 years to graduate.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,922. It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate.

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

It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate. In their early career, Western grads earn an average salary of $29,300. This public school has an average net price of $17,200.

#8

Colorado College

Colorado Springs
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,123 Total Students

An average student at Colorado College will pay a net price of $25,041. 52% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
37,883 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

Elementary Education Careers in CO

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 20% $50,330

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Early Childhood Education 1,362
Teacher Education 110
Montessori Teacher Education 49
Secondary Education 20
Adult & Continuing Education 13

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