Engineering Schools In Colorado

There are 17 accredited engineering schools in Colorado for faculty who teach engineering classes to choose from. The trends in Colorado's engineering academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


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. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

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  4. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

    1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

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  5. University of Colorado Boulder

    Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Colorado Northwestern Community College

    500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, Colorado 81648-3598

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  7. Colorado School of Mines

    1500 Illinois St, Golden, Colorado 80401

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs

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

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  10. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Pueblo Community College

    900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81004-1499

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  12. Colorado State University-Pueblo

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901

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  13. United States Air Force Academy

    USAFA, Colorado 80840-5002

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  14. Colorado Technical University in Greenwood Village

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

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  15. DeVry University-Colorado

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

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  16. Colorado Technical University Online

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

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  17. Ecotech Institute

    14001 E Iliff Ave Ste 320, Aurora, Colorado 80014

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Engineering Employment

Colorado 40,550
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Colorado

37,500 41,540 43,580 44,490 26,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Engineering is a shrinking field in Colorado. In 2010 there were 10,760 less engineering professionals working in Colorado than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has shrunk by 29% in four years. This is faster than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$70,188 $73,949 $75,949 $76,391 $75,077
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to engineering professionals are increasing in Colorado. The mean salary for engineering professionals in 2006 was $70,188 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,077 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$46,276
25th percentile
$57,622
50th percentile
$72,554
75th percentile
$89,776
90th percentile
$98,841

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 114%

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Colorado

Biomedical Engineering
$77,380
Civil Engineering
$59,487
Computer Engineering
$98,193
Electrical Engineering
$71,235
Engineering
$76,392
Mechanical Engineering
$71,020
Software Engineering
$86,945

Engineering professionals in Colorado earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
45
master
38
doctor
20
Certificate
3
Total112

As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 17 accredited engineering schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In 2006, 2,947 students graduated from engineering courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 2,348 students graduated.

Thus there was a 20% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado. 40% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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