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Forensic Psychology Schools In Colorado

Forensic Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited forensic psychology school in Colorado. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic psychology academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in forensic psychology training at the forensic psychology masters degree level.


  1. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

Colorado 2,710
National 111,390

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

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In Colorado

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

In Colorado, forensic psychology is a growing field. In 2010 there were 690 more forensic psychology professionals working in Colorado than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has grown by 34% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for forensic psychology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of forensic psychology professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$64,635 $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: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forensic psychology professionals are growing in Colorado. In 2006 forensic psychology professionals made a mean salary of $64,635 per year, and in 2010 they made $78,285 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in Colorado

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This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of forensic psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forensic psychology professionals earning 266% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in Colorado

Clinical Psychology
Criminal Justice
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

In Colorado, forensic psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic psychology school in Colorado is decreasing. In 2006 there were 28 forensic psychology graduates from forensic psychology courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 22 graduates.

Thus there was a 21% percent decrease in the number of forensic psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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