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Criminology Schools In Colorado

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited criminology schools in Colorado. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in criminology training at the following levels:


  1. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Regis University

    3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Criminology Employment

Colorado 3,960
National 204,250

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

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Colorado

3,270 3,350 3,610 4,190 3,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminology professionals is growing in Colorado. There were 690 more criminology professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 21% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for criminology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of criminology professionals working around the nation.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$58,230 $56,693 $57,427 $62,795 $65,465
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to criminology professionals are increasing in Colorado. Criminology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,230 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,465 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Colorado

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Thus, criminology professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology. The pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 171%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Colorado

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited criminology schools in Colorado is increasing. In 2006 there were 9 criminology graduates from criminology courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 12 graduates.

This represents a 33% increase in the number of criminology degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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