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Automotive Schools in Colorado

There are 20 schools in the state of Colorado offering automotive programs. 1,007 students graduated from programs at Colorado automotive schools in 2010. 628 of all these students graduated with certificates and 379 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,543 students graduate from programs in Colorado in automotive technology, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from automotive programs. Specifically, 628 students graduated with certificates in automotive technology and 379 with a degree at the associate's level.

20 automotive schools are in Colorado. Of these, while four schools are private, 16 schools are public. Tuition at a private automotive school varies from $18,912 to $26,915, while public automotive school tuition varies from $1,650 to $3,378.

Average tuition for automotive programs is $3,420. The highest tuition for automotive programs, which is $26,915 per year, is at the Lincoln College of Technology-Denver, while the lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $1,650 every year, is at Colorado Mountain College.

Colorado automotive schools offer certificates and associates degrees.

Automotive Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

1,543 students graduate from programs in Colorado in automotive technology, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from automotive programs. Specifically, 628 students graduated with certificates in automotive technology and 379 with a degree at the associate's level.

Automotive Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 737
  • Certificate 2007: 539
  • Certificate 2008: 1273
  • Certificate 2009: 562
  • Certificate 2010: 628
  • Associate 2006: 462
  • Associate 2007: 498
  • Associate 2008: 806
  • Associate 2009: 417
  • Associate 2010: 379

Automotive Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 53 automotive programs. Of these programs, around 56.6% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Automotive Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 30
  • Associate: 23

Career Trends

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35350
  • 25th Percentile: 47440
  • Median: 60570
  • 75th Percentile: 94860
  • 90th Percentile: 114160

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21190
  • 25th Percentile: 27680
  • Median: 36840
  • 75th Percentile: 49570
  • 90th Percentile: 63250

Career Trends

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59080
  • Median Salary 2007: 60820
  • Median Salary 2008: 75300
  • Median Salary 2009: 64260
  • Median Salary 2010: 60570
  • Total Employed 2006: 255
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36170
  • Median Salary 2007: 34910
  • Median Salary 2008: 35380
  • Median Salary 2009: 36360
  • Median Salary 2010: 36840
  • Total Employed 2006: 11480
  • Total Employed 2007: 11870
  • Total Employed 2008: 12930
  • Total Employed 2009: 11730
  • Total Employed 2010: 11750

Colorado vs National Automotive Employment

Colorado vs National Automotive Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.971% (12060)

Automotive Schools in Colorado

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1. Colorado Northwestern Community College

500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648-3598
(970) 675-2261

Colorado Northwestern Community College is located in Rangely, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one automotive program. It is a public 2-year institution.

2. Northeastern Junior College

100 College Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751-2944
(970) 521-6600

Northeastern Junior College offers four automotive programs. Specifically, it offers students two certificates in automotive technology and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. It is in Sterling, CO. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

3. Trinidad State Junior College

600 Prospect St
Trinidad, CO 81082
(719) 846-5011

Trinidad State Junior College offers four programs in automotive technology. Of those, it offers two automotive certificates to students and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive programs.

4. Delta Montrose Technical College

1765 US Hwy 50
Delta, CO 81416
(970) 874-7671

Delta Montrose Technical College offers one program in automotive technology. This school is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado.

5. Pickens Technical College

500 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011-9307
(303) 344-4910x27734

Pickens Technical College offers four programs in automotive technology. It offers students four automotive certificates. This vocational school, which is very close to Aurora, Colorado, is in a rural setting. Overall, 1,195 students pursue degrees in 27 programs at this vocational school. It is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

6. Emily Griffith Technical College

1250 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80204-2197
(720) 423-4700

Emily Griffith Technical College offers two automotive programs. It offers students two certificates in automotive technology. This public school, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Denver, CO. Overall, 2,420 students pursue degrees in 50 programs at this school. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive programs.

7. Morgan Community College

920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 542-3100

Morgan Community College offers four automotive programs. Of those, it offers students two automotive certificates and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. This college, which is very close to Fort Morgan, Colorado, is in a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

8. Redstone College

10851 W 120th Ave
Broomfield, CO 80021-3465
(800) 888-3995

Redstone College is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1965. It is in Broomfield, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers students four certificates and five associates level degrees. In 2010, 738 students sought degrees from the seven programs at this school. It offers subjects such as construction management and business. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits it.

9. The Lincoln College of Technology - Denver

460 S Lipan St
Denver, CO 80223-9366
(303) 722-5724

The Lincoln College of Technology-Denver offers four automotive programs. Specifically, this school offers students two certificates in automotive technology and two associate's level degrees in automotive technology. This technical college is near the heart of downtown. This school is one of 3 technical colleges in Colorado. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive technology.

10. Pueblo Community College

900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004-1499
(719) 549-3200

Pueblo Community College is near the heart of downtown. It offers five automotive programs. Of those, students are offered three automotive certificates by this college and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. Overall, 7,943 students pursue degrees in 59 programs at this community college.

11. Otero Junior College

1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
(719) 384-6831

Otero Junior College offers two programs in automotive technology. Of those, it offers one certificate in automotive technology to students and one automotive degree at the associate's level. This college is in town of La Junta, Colorado. Overall, 1,823 students pursue degrees in 24 programs at this community college.

12. Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Red Rocks Community College is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. It offers three programs in automotive technology. Out of those, it offers students one automotive certificate and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. It is a public 2-year institution. This large college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

13. Colorado Mountain College

831 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
(800) 621-8559

Colorado Mountain College is located in Glenwood Springs, CO. This school offers two programs in automotive technology. It offers students two certificates in automotive technology. It is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

14. Intellitec College - Colorado Springs

2315 E. Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80909-6096
(719) 632-7626

Intellitec College-Colorado Springs is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one automotive program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

15. Aims Community College

5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80632
(970) 330-8008

Aims Community College offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, this college offers two certificates in automotive technology to students and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. This college, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Greeley, CO. Overall, 5,340 students seek degrees in 46 Aims Community College programs.

16. Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160-9002
(303) 797-4222

Arapahoe Community College offers two automotive programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in automotive technology to students and one automotive degree at the associate's level. It is located in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive technology.

17. Mesa State College

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

Mesa State College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Grand Junction, CO. Colorado Mesa offers two programs in automotive technology. Specifically, Colorado Mesa offers one certificate in automotive technology to students and one degree at the associate's level in automotive technology. Colorado Mesa is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in automotive technology.

18. Pikes Peak Community College

5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498
(719) 502-2000

Pikes Peak Community College is located in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This college offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, students are offered two automotive certificates by it and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. 15,299 students pursue degrees in 74 Pikes Peak Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Colorado offering automotive technology.

19. Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 404-5000

Front Range Community College is in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. It offers two programs in automotive technology. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in automotive technology to students and one associate's level automotive technology degree. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado.