Information Technology Schools In Colorado

Colorado has 31 accredited information technology schools where information technology faculty who teach information technology classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in information technology in the state of Colorado, which encompasses information technology training at the following levels:

  • Information Technology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Information Technology
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology
  • Masters degree in Information Technology
  • PhD degree in Information Technology


Schools

  1. Arapahoe Community College

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

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  2. Everest College-Colorado Springs

    1815 Jet Wing Drive, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80916

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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. Colorado Christian University

    8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado 80226

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  6. Colorado College

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

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  7. Colorado Mountain College

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

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  8. Colorado State University

    102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-0100

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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. Community College of Aurora

    16000 E CentreTech Pky, Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036

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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. Fort Lewis College

    1000 Rim Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301-3999

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  14. Front Range Community College

    3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, Colorado 80031

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  15. Lamar Community College

    2401 S Main St, Lamar, Colorado 81052-3999

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  16. Mesa State College

    1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122

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  17. National American University-Colorado Springs

    1915 Jamboree Drive ste 185, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920

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  18. National American University-Denver

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

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  19. Otero Junior College

    1802 Colorado Ave, La Junta, Colorado 81050

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  20. Pikes Peak Community College

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

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  21. Pueblo Community College

    900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, Colorado 81004-1499

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  22. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

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  23. Colorado State University-Pueblo

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901

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  24. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

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

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  25. Colorado Technical University in Greenwood Village

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

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  26. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus

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

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  27. Colorado Technical University Online

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

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  28. College America-Colorado Springs

    3645 Citadel Drive South, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909

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  29. Aspen University

    720 S Colorado Blvd Ste 1150N, Denver, Colorado 80246

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Information Technology Employment

Colorado 78,300
National 2,922,550

Of all of the information technology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Information technology professionals In Colorado

68,490 71,220 75,610 78,570 4,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Information Technology is a shrinking field in Colorado. In Colorado, 63,940 less information technology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has shrunk by 93% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for information technology professionals which shows a 89% decrease in the number of information technology professionals working around the nation.

Information Technology VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$76,540 $80,520 $83,221 $84,975 $125,500
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of information technology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to information technology professionals are increasing in Colorado. Information technology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $76,540 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $125,500 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$81,920
25th percentile
$99,490
50th percentile
$120,060
75th percentile
$145,950
90th percentile
$171,840

Thus, information technology professionals' salaries grew by 39% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Colorado state, within the field of information technology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid information technology professionals earn 110% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Colorado

Computer Networking
$79,512
Computer Science
$75,808
Information Systems
$105,055
Information Technology
$85,142

In Colorado, information technology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Information Technology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
15
bachelor
22
master
9
doctor
3
Certificate
13
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The number of students graduating from the 31 accredited information technology schools in Colorado is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,648 information technology graduates from information technology courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 1,057 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of information technology school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 36%. Most of these graduates, or 35%, earned a bachelor's degree in information technology.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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