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Art Schools in Colorado

There are 15 schools in the state of Colorado offering art programs. In 2010, 858 students graduated from programs at Colorado art schools. 810 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 48 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

814 students graduate from art programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from art programs. More specifically, 810 students graduated with a degree in art at the bachelor's level and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

15 art schools are located in this state. And out of these, while ten schools are public, five schools are private. Public art school tuition varies from $4,093 to $8,511, while tuition at a private art school varies from $25,100 to $38,898.

Average tuition for art programs is $15,262. The highest tuition for art programs, which is $38,898 per year, is at Colorado College, while the lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $4,093 per year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees and masters degrees in art.

Art Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

814 students graduate from art programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from art programs. More specifically, 810 students graduated with a degree in art at the bachelor's level and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

Art Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 682
  • Bachelor 2007: 732
  • Bachelor 2008: 738
  • Bachelor 2009: 730
  • Bachelor 2010: 810
  • Master 2006: 39
  • Master 2007: 42
  • Master 2008: 33
  • Master 2009: 43
  • Master 2010: 48

Art Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 28 art programs. Of these programs, around 78.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Art Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 22
  • Master: 6

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30040
  • 25th Percentile: 33030
  • Median: 37330
  • 75th Percentile: 47460
  • 90th Percentile: 73050

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17100
  • 25th Percentile: 22140
  • Median: 36020
  • 75th Percentile: 49400
  • 90th Percentile: 66260

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36370
  • 25th Percentile: 41780
  • Median: 51510
  • 75th Percentile: 63630
  • 90th Percentile: 74500

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38320
  • 25th Percentile: 48500
  • Median: 67580
  • 75th Percentile: 89000
  • 90th Percentile: 108530

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16950
  • 25th Percentile: 20610
  • Median: 30920
  • 75th Percentile: 44460
  • 90th Percentile: 74800

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17400
  • 25th Percentile: 23370
  • Median: 37330
  • 75th Percentile: 53470
  • 90th Percentile: 94860

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35000
  • Median Salary 2007: 30360
  • Median Salary 2008: 35530
  • Median Salary 2009: 35720
  • Median Salary 2010: 37330
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 340
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29630
  • Median Salary 2007: 27250
  • Median Salary 2008: 27440
  • Median Salary 2009: 31800
  • Median Salary 2010: 36020
  • Total Employed 2006: 890
  • Total Employed 2007: 1110
  • Total Employed 2008: 1100
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1070

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45250
  • Median Salary 2007: 46700
  • Median Salary 2008: 48480
  • Median Salary 2009: 50370
  • Median Salary 2010: 51510
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62570
  • Median Salary 2007: 63210
  • Median Salary 2008: 64270
  • Median Salary 2009: 64030
  • Median Salary 2010: 67580
  • Total Employed 2006: 440
  • Total Employed 2007: 480
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19780
  • Median Salary 2007: 22940
  • Median Salary 2008: 28120
  • Median Salary 2009: 30320
  • Median Salary 2010: 30920
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25710
  • Median Salary 2007: 15240
  • Median Salary 2008: 39310
  • Median Salary 2009: 37940
  • Median Salary 2010: 37330
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Colorado vs National Art Employment

Colorado vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.626% (2170)

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1. Naropa University

2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302-6697
(303) 444-0202

Naropa University offers one program in art and this school is in the center of Boulder. This school is a 4-year institution.

2. The Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design

1600 Pierce St
Denver, CO 80214
(303) 753-6046

The Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design is located in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado. It offers four programs in art. This college offers four degrees at the bachelor's level in art to students. Overall, 684 students seek degrees in eight programs at this college. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering art in terms of programs.

3. Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81102
(719) 587-7011

Adams State College is located in town of Alamosa, Colorado. It offers two programs in art. Specifically, students are offered one art degree at the bachelor's level by this school and one master's level degree in art. This small school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado.

4. The Western State College of Colorado

600 N Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231
(970) 943-0120

The Western State College of Colorado offers one art program and it is in Gunnison, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This liberal arts college is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado.

5. Colorado State University - Pueblo

2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901
(719) 549-2100

Colorado State University-Pueblo is near the center of the city and it offers one art program. Overall, 7,379 students pursue degrees in 34 programs at this school. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Colorado offering art in terms of programs.

6. Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Colorado Springs, CO. It offers two art programs. This small school offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in art to students. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering art in terms of programs.

7. Fort Lewis College

1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999
(970) 247-7010

Fort Lewis College is located in town of Durango, Colorado and it offers one art program. This liberal arts college is a public 4-year institution.

8. The University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
(303) 871-2000

The University of Denver is 4.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers four programs in art. Out of those, this university offers students three art degrees at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in art. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. This university is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering art in terms of programs.

9. Regis University

3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221-1099
(800) 388-2366x2111

Regis University, which is near the center of the city, is in Denver, CO and this school offers one program in art.

10. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
(970) 491-1101

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in art. Specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in art and one master's level degree in art. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering art.

11. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver is near the center of the city and it offers one program in art. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This large university is the tenth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering art in terms of programs.

12. The University of Colorado Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

The University of Colorado Boulder is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers four programs in art. More specifically, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in art by this big university and two master's level degrees in art. Colorado is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering art.

13. The University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-5600

The University of Colorado Denver is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown and CU Denver offers one program in art. UCD is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Colorado.

14. Mesa State College

1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122
(970) 248-1020

Mesa State College offers one program in art and Colorado Mesa, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Grand Junction, CO. This school is a public 4-year institution.

15. The University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

The University of Northern Colorado, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Greeley, CO. UNC offers two art programs. Specifically, it offers one bachelor's level art degree to students and one art degree at the master's level. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. This university is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering art programs.