Political Science Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 15 accredited schools where political science classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the state of Colorado, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Political Science
  • Masters degree in Political Science
  • PhD degree in Political Science


Schools

  1. Adams State College

    208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, Colorado 81102

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  2. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

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  3. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

    1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918

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  4. University of Colorado Boulder

    Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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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 Political Science Employment

Colorado 320
National 20,400

Of all of the political science professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Colorado.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Colorado

360 300 210 250 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of political science professionals is shrinking in Colorado. In Colorado, 40 less political science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of political science professionals has shrunk by 11%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of political science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of political science professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$65,820 $65,950 $68,800 $65,410 $73,175
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of political science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to political science professionals are increasing in Colorado. In 2006 political science professionals made a mean salary of $65,820 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,175 per year.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$33,000
25th percentile
$46,095
50th percentile
$59,320
75th percentile
$91,445
90th percentile
$127,585

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Colorado state, within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid political science professionals earn 287% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Colorado

Communications
$48,950
International Business
$91,557
Political Science
$73,175
Public Administration
$91,262

In Colorado, political science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
0
bachelor
15
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total20

As the number of political science professionals is decreasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited political science schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 799 political science graduates from political science courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 687 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 14%. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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