Accounting Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 38 accredited schools where accounting classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of accounting and accounting training in Colorado, which includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. Aims Community College

    5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, Colorado 80632

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  2. Arapahoe Community College

    5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002

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  3. Everest College-Colorado Springs

    1815 Jet Wing Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80916

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  4. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

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  5. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  6. Colorado Mountain College

    831 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601-0233

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  7. Colorado Northwestern Community College

    500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, Colorado 81648-3598

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  8. Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs

    4435 N Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907-3812

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  9. Community College of Aurora

    16000 E CentreTech Pky, Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036

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  10. College America-Denver

    1385 S Colorado Blvd., 5th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80222

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  11. Community College of Denver

    1111 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, Colorado 80204-2026

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  12. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

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  13. Emily Griffith Opportunity School

    1250 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado 80204-2197

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  14. Fort Lewis College

    1000 Rim Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301-3999

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  15. Front Range Community College

    3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80031

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  16. Lamar Community College

    2401 S Main St, Lamar, Colorado 81052-3999

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  17. Mesa State College

    1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122

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  18. Metropolitan State College of Denver

    Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80217-3362

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  19. National American University-Colorado Springs

    1915 Jamboree Drive ste 185, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920

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  20. National American University-Denver

    1325 S. Colorado Boulevard, Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80222-3308

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  21. Everest College-Thornton

    9065 Grant St, Thornton, Colorado 80229

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  22. Pikes Peak Community College

    5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906-5498

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  23. Pueblo Community College

    900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81004-1499

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  24. Red Rocks Community College

    13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255

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  25. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

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  26. Colorado State University-Pueblo

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901

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  27. Intellitec College-Grand Junction

    772 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506

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  28. Western State College of Colorado

    600 N Adams, Gunnison, Colorado 81231

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  29. Everest College-Aurora

    14280 East Jewell Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80012-5692

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  30. Institute of Business and Medical Careers

    3842 South Mason Street, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

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  31. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

    10004 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453

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  32. Colorado Technical University in Greenwood Village

    5775 Denver Tech Ctr Blvd, Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111-3201

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  33. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus

    5725 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919-2221

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  34. Johnson & Wales University-Denver

    7150 Montview Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80220

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  35. DeVry University-Colorado

    1870 West 122nd Avenue, Westminster, Colorado 80234-2010

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  36. Colorado Technical University Online

    4435 N Chestnut, Suite E, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907

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  37. College America-Colorado Springs

    3645 Citadel Drive South, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909

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  38. College America-Fort Collins

    4601 South Mason St, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Accounting Employment

Colorado 69,990
National 3,526,740

Approximately 2% of the country's accounting professionals work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Colorado

68,720 71,900 70,660 70,380 69,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, accounting is a growing field. There were 1,270 more accounting professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the change in the number of accounting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$43,090 $44,112 $45,670 $47,698 $49,047
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to accounting professionals are growing in Colorado. In 2006 accounting professionals made a mean salary of $43,090 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,047 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$29,785
25th percentile
$35,983
50th percentile
$46,545
75th percentile
$59,383
90th percentile
$72,877

Thus, accounting professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Colorado state, within the field of accounting, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid accounting professionals earn 145% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Colorado

Accounting
$49,047
Business
$98,312
Business Administration
$96,777
Finance
$76,730
Forensic Accounting
$66,213
Small Business
$114,390

In Colorado, accounting professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
22
bachelor
21
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
17
Total68

The number of students graduating from the 38 accredited accounting schools in Colorado is increasing. In 2006 there were 786 accounting graduates from accounting courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 1,415 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 80%. Most of these graduates, or 32%, earned a associate's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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