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School Psychology Schools In Colorado

In Colorado, there are 4 accredited schools where school psychology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the school psychology academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in school psychology training at the following levels:


  1. University of Colorado Denver

    Denver, Colorado 80217-3364

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Colorado Boulder

    Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Northern Colorado

    Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Colorado 2,520
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Colorado

1,860 1,900 2,090 2,430 2,520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, the field of school psychology is growing. 660 more school psychology professionals were working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of school psychology has grown by 35% in Colorado. This growth is faster than the change in the number of school psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of school psychology professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$64,230 $68,420 $84,600 $90,130 $88,930
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to school psychology professionals are growing in Colorado. School psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $64,230 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $88,930 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Colorado

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, school psychology professionals' salaries grew by 28% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of school psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid school psychology professionals earning 271% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Colorado state.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Colorado

Clinical Psychology
Educational Leadership
Mental Health
School Psychology
Social Work
Special Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of school psychology professionals is increasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited school psychology schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In 2006, 154 students graduated from school psychology courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 122 students graduated.

This represents a 21% decrease in the number of school psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. 36% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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