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Communications Schools in Colorado

There are 14 Colorado schools offering communications programs. In 2010, 1,205 students graduated from programs at Colorado communications schools. 990 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 177 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,091 students graduate from programs in this state in communications, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, ten students graduated with communications certificates, seven with a degree at the associate's level, 990 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 177 with a master's level degree, and 21 with a doctorate level degree.

14 communications schools are in this state. Of these, while five schools are private, nine schools are public. Tuition at a public communications school varies from $4,775 to $8,511, while private communications school tuition varies from $8,760 to $36,501.

Average tuition for programs in communications is $14,421. While the highest tuition for programs in communications, which is $36,501 per year, is at the University of Denver, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,775 every year, is at Mesa State College.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in communications.

Communications Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

1,091 students graduate from programs in this state in communications, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, ten students graduated with communications certificates, seven with a degree at the associate's level, 990 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 177 with a master's level degree, and 21 with a doctorate level degree.

Communications Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 4
  • Certificate 2007: 6
  • Certificate 2008: 10
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 14
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 7
  • Bachelor 2006: 881
  • Bachelor 2007: 807
  • Bachelor 2008: 786
  • Bachelor 2009: 974
  • Bachelor 2010: 990
  • Master 2006: 125
  • Master 2007: 140
  • Master 2008: 147
  • Master 2009: 154
  • Master 2010: 177
  • Doctorate 2006: 17
  • Doctorate 2007: 11
  • Doctorate 2008: 21
  • Doctorate 2009: 13
  • Doctorate 2010: 21

Communications Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 31 communications programs. Of these programs, close to 48.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Communications Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 11
  • Doctorate: 2

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25670
  • 25th Percentile: 35600
  • Median: 54320
  • 75th Percentile: 75280
  • 90th Percentile: 98560

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22070
  • 25th Percentile: 31470
  • Median: 38720
  • 75th Percentile: 59280
  • 90th Percentile: 84590

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25870
  • 25th Percentile: 35660
  • Median: 54310
  • 75th Percentile: 101000
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21210
  • 25th Percentile: 28210
  • Median: 39140
  • 75th Percentile: 68960
  • 90th Percentile: 83010

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17290
  • 25th Percentile: 21450
  • Median: 30090
  • 75th Percentile: 49230
  • 90th Percentile: 69010

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31840
  • 25th Percentile: 40450
  • Median: 54800
  • 75th Percentile: 75030
  • 90th Percentile: 102460

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18450
  • 25th Percentile: 26250
  • Median: 52330
  • 75th Percentile: 66120
  • 90th Percentile: 77880

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19430
  • 25th Percentile: 20880
  • Median: 23110
  • 75th Percentile: 27980
  • 90th Percentile: 43450

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30890
  • 25th Percentile: 40480
  • Median: 55180
  • 75th Percentile: 69980
  • 90th Percentile: 85800

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41680
  • Median Salary 2007: 43640
  • Median Salary 2008: 42940
  • Median Salary 2009: 41260
  • Median Salary 2010: 38720
  • Total Employed 2006: 2170
  • Total Employed 2007: 2310
  • Total Employed 2008: 2520
  • Total Employed 2009: 2570
  • Total Employed 2010: 2440

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52220
  • Median Salary 2007: 54310
  • Median Salary 2008: 55400
  • Median Salary 2009: 57610
  • Median Salary 2010: 54320
  • Total Employed 2006: 670
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 600
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45520
  • Median Salary 2007: 67460
  • Median Salary 2008: 56950
  • Median Salary 2009: 63220
  • Median Salary 2010: 54310
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28070
  • Median Salary 2007: 30815
  • Median Salary 2008: 33560
  • Median Salary 2009: 36280
  • Median Salary 2010: 30090
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 770
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 870
  • Total Employed 2010: 620

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47270
  • Median Salary 2007: 50540
  • Median Salary 2008: 52680
  • Median Salary 2009: 54020
  • Median Salary 2010: 54800
  • Total Employed 2006: 5970
  • Total Employed 2007: 7170
  • Total Employed 2008: 9150
  • Total Employed 2009: 9200
  • Total Employed 2010: 8190

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19500
  • Median Salary 2007: 20100
  • Median Salary 2008: 21960
  • Median Salary 2009: 28280
  • Median Salary 2010: 52330
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 155

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24340
  • Median Salary 2007: 21850
  • Median Salary 2008: 23630
  • Median Salary 2009: 22910
  • Median Salary 2010: 23110
  • Total Employed 2006: 1930
  • Total Employed 2007: 1560
  • Total Employed 2008: 1320
  • Total Employed 2009: 1150
  • Total Employed 2010: 1160

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33850
  • Median Salary 2007: 36450
  • Median Salary 2008: 33490
  • Median Salary 2009: 35250
  • Median Salary 2010: 39140
  • Total Employed 2006: 820
  • Total Employed 2007: 840
  • Total Employed 2008: 880
  • Total Employed 2009: 920
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45690
  • Median Salary 2007: 48520
  • Median Salary 2008: 51740
  • Median Salary 2009: 54090
  • Median Salary 2010: 55180
  • Total Employed 2006: 1960
  • Total Employed 2007: 2250
  • Total Employed 2008: 2270
  • Total Employed 2009: 2600
  • Total Employed 2010: 2310

Colorado vs National Communications Employment

Colorado vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.434% (16495)

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1. The University of Phoenix - Colorado

10004 Park Meadows Dr
Lone Tree, CO 80124-5453
(303) 755-9090

The University of Phoenix-Colorado offers one communications program and this school, which is very close to Lone Tree, Colorado, is located in a rural setting.

2. The University of Phoenix - Southern Colorado

5725 Mark Dabling Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2221
(719) 235-4028

The University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado offers one program in communications and this school, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

3. The Western State College of Colorado

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

The Western State College of Colorado offers one communications program and Western is in Gunnison, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications programs.

4. Colorado State University - Pueblo

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

Colorado State University-Pueblo offers one program in communications and this school is 3.7 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 7,379 students seek degrees in 34 programs at this school. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications in terms of programs.

5. Colorado Christian University

8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226
(303) 963-3000

Colorado Christian University is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado and it offers one program in communications. CCU is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications programs.

6. 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. DU offers eight programs in communications. Of those, DU offers one communications certificate to students, two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications, four degrees at the master's level in communications, and one communications degree at the doctorate level. It is a 4-year research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in communications.

7. Regis University

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

Regis University, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO and this school offers one program in communications. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications.

8. Aims Community College

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

Aims Community College offers two communications programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in communications by this college and one communications degree at the associate's level. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Greeley, CO. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications programs.

9. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is near the center of the city. CSU offers three programs in communications. Specifically, this public university offers students one communications degree at the bachelor's level and two master's level communications degrees. 30,155 students pursue degrees in 159 programs at CSU, overall. This university ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

10. The University of Colorado Boulder

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

The University of Colorado Boulder is near the heart of downtown. It offers three communications programs. Out of those, students are offered one communications degree at the bachelor's level by this university, one degree at the master's level in communications, and one communications degree at the doctorate level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. CU is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications in terms of programs.

11. The University of Colorado Denver

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

The University of Colorado Denver is near the heart of downtown. UC Denver offers two programs in communications. Of those, this university offers one bachelor's level degree in communications to students and one degree at the master's level in communications. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks fourth in the state of Colorado.

12. Mesa State College

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

Mesa State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Grand Junction, CO and this school offers one communications program. CMU is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. In terms of programs, Colorado Mesa is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications.

13. The University of Northern Colorado

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

The University of Northern Colorado, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Greeley, CO. This university offers two communications programs. More specifically, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in communications to students and one degree at the master's level in communications. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering communications.

14. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 255-3000

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is near the heart of downtown. It offers two communications programs. Specifically, students are offered one communications degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level communications degree. It is a public 4-year institution.