Psychology Schools In Colorado

There are 23 accredited psychology schools in Colorado for faculty who teach psychology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the state of Colorado, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


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 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 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. Denver Seminary

    6399 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, Colorado 80120

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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. Fort Lewis College

    1000 Rim Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301-3999

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  12. Mesa State College

    1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122

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  13. Metropolitan State College of Denver

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

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  14. Naropa University

    2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, Colorado 80302-6697

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  15. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

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  16. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

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  17. Colorado State University-Pueblo

    2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado 81001-4901

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  18. United States Air Force Academy

    USAFA, Colorado 80840-5002

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  19. Western State College of Colorado

    600 N Adams, Gunnison, Colorado 81231

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  20. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

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

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  21. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus

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

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  22. University of the Rockies

    555 E Pikes Peak Ave #108, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903-3612

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  23. Argosy University-Denver

    7600 East Eastman Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80231

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Psychology Employment

Colorado 2,710
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Colorado

2,020 2,120 2,290 2,620 2,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, the field of psychology is growing. There were 690 more psychology professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 34%. This is faster than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$80,140 $72,300 $82,880 $89,025 $78,285
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of psychology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to psychology professionals are decreasing in Colorado. Psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $80,140 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $78,285 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$33,675
25th percentile
$50,425
50th percentile
$71,660
75th percentile
$100,060
90th percentile
$123,315

This represents a decline in salaries of 2%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid psychology professionals earning 266% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Colorado

Christian Counseling
$42,325
Clinical Psychology
$58,265
Counseling
$46,962
Forensic Psychology
$78,285
Psychology
$78,285
School Psychology
$88,930
Sociology
$61,850
Sports Psychology
$88,930

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
27
doctor
16
Certificate
6
Total72

The number of students graduating from the 23 accredited psychology schools in Colorado is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2,662 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 2,560 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 4%. Most of these graduates, or 38%, earned an master's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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