History Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 15 accredited schools where history classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Colorado's history academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in history includes history training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in History
  • Masters degree in History
  • PhD degree in History


Schools

  1. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

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  2. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

    1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

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  3. University of Colorado Boulder

    Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  5. Colorado College

    14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

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  6. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Fort Lewis College

    1000 Rim Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301-3999

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  9. Mesa State College

    1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122

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  10. Metropolitan State College of Denver

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

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  11. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

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  12. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

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  13. Colorado State University-Pueblo

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901

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  14. United States Air Force Academy

    USAFA, Colorado 80840-5002

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  15. Western State College of Colorado

    600 N Adams, Gunnison, Colorado 81231

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National History Employment

Colorado 100
National 8,350

Of all of the history professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for History professionals In Colorado

120 100 120 110 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, history is a shrinking field. In Colorado, 20 less history professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 17%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of history professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$54,595 $57,750 $55,125 $59,310 $62,880
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to history professionals are growing in Colorado. In 2006 history professionals made a mean salary of $54,595 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,880 per year.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$36,045
25th percentile
$45,210
50th percentile
$59,010
75th percentile
$75,775
90th percentile
$98,945

Thus, history professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of history, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid history professionals earning 175% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Colorado

History
$62,880
Liberal Arts
$57,440
Political Science
$73,175

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
6
doctor
1
Certificate
0
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The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited history schools in Colorado is decreasing. In Colorado, there were 795 graduates in 2006. And there were 734 graduates from history courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of history school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 8%. 71% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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