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Engineering Schools in Colorado

There are 11 schools in the state of Colorado offering engineering programs. 2,864 students graduated from programs at Colorado engineering schools in 2010. 1,933 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 789 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

2,783 students graduate from engineering programs in Colorado, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, ten students graduated with an engineering degree at the associate's level, 1,933 with a bachelor's level degree, 789 with a degree at the master's level, and 132 with a doctorate level degree.

11 engineering schools are located in this state. And out of these, while seven schools are public, four schools are private. While tuition at a public engineering school varies from $5,615 to $13,425, tuition at a private engineering school varies from $10,660 to $36,501.

Average tuition for engineering programs is $14,531. The lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $5,615 every year, is at Colorado State University-Pueblo, while the highest tuition for engineering programs, which is $36,501 each year, is at the University of Denver.

Colorado engineering schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Engineering Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

2,783 students graduate from engineering programs in Colorado, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, ten students graduated with an engineering degree at the associate's level, 1,933 with a bachelor's level degree, 789 with a degree at the master's level, and 132 with a doctorate level degree.

Engineering Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 10
  • Bachelor 2006: 1710
  • Bachelor 2007: 1640
  • Bachelor 2008: 1902
  • Bachelor 2009: 1803
  • Bachelor 2010: 1933
  • Master 2006: 674
  • Master 2007: 690
  • Master 2008: 682
  • Master 2009: 723
  • Master 2010: 789
  • Doctorate 2006: 111
  • Doctorate 2007: 152
  • Doctorate 2008: 119
  • Doctorate 2009: 124
  • Doctorate 2010: 132

Engineering Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 114 programs in engineering. Of these programs, 45.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Engineering Program Availability in Colorado

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 52
  • Master: 40
  • Doctorate: 21

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Aerospace Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55680
  • 25th Percentile: 71450
  • Median: 93620
  • 75th Percentile: 116350
  • 90th Percentile: 145570

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55590
  • 25th Percentile: 68640
  • Median: 83990
  • 75th Percentile: 101070
  • 90th Percentile: 119250

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Logistics Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46260
  • 25th Percentile: 57430
  • Median: 70480
  • 75th Percentile: 87060
  • 90th Percentile: 107690

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44930
  • 25th Percentile: 52130
  • Median: 78480
  • 75th Percentile: 97250
  • 90th Percentile: 117310

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Materials Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54180
  • 25th Percentile: 65860
  • Median: 81030
  • 75th Percentile: 108040
  • 90th Percentile: 130520

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Electrical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48680
  • 25th Percentile: 63670
  • Median: 82630
  • 75th Percentile: 105060
  • 90th Percentile: 129340

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Hardware Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 64850
  • 25th Percentile: 81080
  • Median: 104070
  • 75th Percentile: 129280
  • 90th Percentile: 153020

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nanosystems Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55920
  • 25th Percentile: 72480
  • Median: 97550
  • 75th Percentile: 120140
  • 90th Percentile: 139440

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Petroleum Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 79290
  • 25th Percentile: 99880
  • Median: 127420
  • 75th Percentile: 153100
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54030
  • 25th Percentile: 67850
  • Median: 89110
  • 75th Percentile: 114570
  • 90th Percentile: 139290

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Chemical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56660
  • 25th Percentile: 72050
  • Median: 90460
  • 75th Percentile: 122390
  • 90th Percentile: 142960

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50170
  • 25th Percentile: 61630
  • Median: 82100
  • 75th Percentile: 103240
  • 90th Percentile: 115790

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Nuclear Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 129585
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 61260
  • 25th Percentile: 74050
  • Median: 92440
  • 75th Percentile: 113170
  • 90th Percentile: 134900

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Product Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50250
  • 25th Percentile: 58660
  • Median: 69540
  • 75th Percentile: 92720
  • 90th Percentile: 114620

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48930
  • 25th Percentile: 62880
  • Median: 78660
  • 75th Percentile: 96010
  • 90th Percentile: 114150

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48960
  • 25th Percentile: 60030
  • Median: 77710
  • 75th Percentile: 96000
  • 90th Percentile: 113810

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 64730
  • 25th Percentile: 76620
  • Median: 91180
  • 75th Percentile: 107780
  • 90th Percentile: 134860

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Agricultural Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54240
  • 25th Percentile: 59650
  • Median: 69750
  • 75th Percentile: 82630
  • 90th Percentile: 124520

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

Aerospace Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 85860
  • Median Salary 2007: 88270
  • Median Salary 2008: 95080
  • Median Salary 2009: 92590
  • Median Salary 2010: 93620
  • Total Employed 2006: 2720
  • Total Employed 2007: 2440
  • Total Employed 2008: 1810
  • Total Employed 2009: 2350
  • Total Employed 2010: 2410

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72730
  • Median Salary 2007: 75920
  • Median Salary 2008: 79650
  • Median Salary 2009: 80480
  • Median Salary 2010: 83990
  • Total Employed 2006: 3310
  • Total Employed 2007: 3430
  • Total Employed 2008: 3160
  • Total Employed 2009: 2990
  • Total Employed 2010: 2680

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

Logistics Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69380
  • Median Salary 2007: 67870
  • Median Salary 2008: 67670
  • Median Salary 2009: 67450
  • Median Salary 2010: 70480
  • Total Employed 2006: 1280
  • Total Employed 2007: 1380
  • Total Employed 2008: 1750
  • Total Employed 2009: 1800
  • Total Employed 2010: 1950

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

Agricultural Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66350
  • Median Salary 2007: 76570
  • Median Salary 2008: 74210
  • Median Salary 2009: 70730
  • Median Salary 2010: 69750
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

Materials Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 95560
  • Median Salary 2007: 95880
  • Median Salary 2008: 83970
  • Median Salary 2009: 81970
  • Median Salary 2010: 81030
  • Total Employed 2006: 710
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 650
  • Total Employed 2009: 550
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

Chemical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86670
  • Median Salary 2007: 81900
  • Median Salary 2008: 79260
  • Median Salary 2009: 89840
  • Median Salary 2010: 90460
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 640
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

Computer Hardware Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 97890
  • Median Salary 2007: 100580
  • Median Salary 2008: 106180
  • Median Salary 2009: 107830
  • Median Salary 2010: 104070
  • Total Employed 2006: 3140
  • Total Employed 2007: 3420
  • Total Employed 2008: 3960
  • Total Employed 2009: 3240
  • Total Employed 2010: 2460

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

Nanosystems Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82440
  • Median Salary 2007: 88930
  • Median Salary 2008: 95930
  • Median Salary 2009: 96280
  • Median Salary 2010: 97550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1690
  • Total Employed 2007: 2540
  • Total Employed 2008: 3280
  • Total Employed 2009: 2920
  • Total Employed 2010: 2520

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

Petroleum Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 94080
  • Median Salary 2007: 114785
  • Median Salary 2008: 135490
  • Median Salary 2009: 131880
  • Median Salary 2010: 127420
  • Total Employed 2006: 840
  • Total Employed 2007: 860
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 1170
  • Total Employed 2010: 1020

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

Automotive Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74710
  • Median Salary 2007: 77760
  • Median Salary 2008: 87580
  • Median Salary 2009: 88560
  • Median Salary 2010: 89110
  • Total Employed 2006: 3070
  • Total Employed 2007: 3200
  • Total Employed 2008: 4250
  • Total Employed 2009: 4640
  • Total Employed 2010: 4520

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

Water/Wastewater Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69450
  • Median Salary 2007: 72990
  • Median Salary 2008: 81640
  • Median Salary 2009: 82190
  • Median Salary 2010: 82100
  • Total Employed 2006: 1540
  • Total Employed 2007: 1630
  • Total Employed 2008: 1330
  • Total Employed 2009: 1290
  • Total Employed 2010: 1250

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Product Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76880
  • Median Salary 2007: 75670
  • Median Salary 2008: 67520
  • Median Salary 2009: 76890
  • Median Salary 2010: 69540
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 610

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

Transportation Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70220
  • Median Salary 2007: 74950
  • Median Salary 2008: 73380
  • Median Salary 2009: 73940
  • Median Salary 2010: 77710
  • Total Employed 2006: 7990
  • Total Employed 2007: 7630
  • Total Employed 2008: 7230
  • Total Employed 2009: 7910
  • Total Employed 2010: 7330

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

Nuclear Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 119400
  • Median Salary 2008: 123665
  • Median Salary 2009: 127825
  • Median Salary 2010: 129585
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80020
  • Median Salary 2007: 84450
  • Median Salary 2008: 90270
  • Median Salary 2009: 93800
  • Median Salary 2010: 92440
  • Total Employed 2006: 4850
  • Total Employed 2007: 5250
  • Total Employed 2008: 6080
  • Total Employed 2009: 5020
  • Total Employed 2010: 5200

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69550
  • Median Salary 2007: 71090
  • Median Salary 2008: 73750
  • Median Salary 2009: 75540
  • Median Salary 2010: 78660
  • Total Employed 2006: 5710
  • Total Employed 2007: 6230
  • Total Employed 2008: 7030
  • Total Employed 2009: 6800
  • Total Employed 2010: 6360

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

Electrical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77090
  • Median Salary 2007: 80740
  • Median Salary 2008: 80420
  • Median Salary 2009: 80940
  • Median Salary 2010: 82630
  • Total Employed 2006: 2590
  • Total Employed 2007: 2810
  • Total Employed 2008: 3550
  • Total Employed 2009: 3720
  • Total Employed 2010: 3850

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84840
  • Median Salary 2007: 93720
  • Median Salary 2008: 95740
  • Median Salary 2009: 90030
  • Median Salary 2010: 91180
  • Total Employed 2006: 410
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 550
  • Total Employed 2010: 680

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77670
  • Median Salary 2007: 81770
  • Median Salary 2008: 87310
  • Median Salary 2009: 75070
  • Median Salary 2010: 78480
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Colorado vs National Engineering Employment

Colorado vs National Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.526% (44010)

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1. DeVry University - Colorado

1870 West 122nd Avenue
Westminster, CO 80234-2010
(303) 280-7400

DeVry University-Colorado is in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado and it offers one program in engineering. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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2. The Colorado School of Mines

1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 273-3000

The Colorado School of Mines is located in the suburbs of Golden, Colorado. It offers 27 programs in engineering. Out of those, students are offered eight engineering degrees at the bachelor's level by it, ten degrees at the master's level in engineering, and nine engineering degrees at the doctorate level. Overall, 5,287 students seek degrees in 48 programs at this university.

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3. Colorado State University - Pueblo

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

Colorado State University-Pueblo is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in engineering. More specifically, it offers two engineering degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in engineering. This school is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado.

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4. The United States Air Force Academy

2304 Cadet Drive Suite 2300
USAFA, CO 80840-5002
(719) 333-6481

The United States Air Force Academy is located in the suburbs of USAFA, Colorado. This academy offers 11 engineering programs. This academy offers 11 bachelor's level degrees in engineering to students. 4,619 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

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5. The University of Denver

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

The University of Denver is near the center of the city. It offers 11 engineering programs. More specifically, it offers three engineering degrees at the bachelor's level to students, seven master's level engineering degrees, and one doctorate level degree in engineering. 11,842 students seek degrees in 176 programs at this university, overall.

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6. The Ecotech Institute

14001 E Iliff Ave Ste 320
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 586-5290

Founded in 2010, the Ecotech Institute is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Aurora, CO. It offers subjects such as architecture and engineering. It offers one certificate and seven associates level degrees to students. 123 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

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7. Colorado Technical University - Greenwood Village

5775 Denver Tech Ctr Blvd
Greenwood Village, CO 80111-3201
(303) 694-6600

Colorado Technical University-Greenwood Village offers three programs in engineering. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level engineering degree by it and two master's level degrees in engineering. This school is in the suburbs of Greenwood Village, Colorado. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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8. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is near the heart of downtown. It offers 15 engineering programs. Specifically, CSU offers students seven engineering degrees at the bachelor's level, four degrees at the master's level in engineering, and four degrees at the doctorate level in engineering. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in engineering.

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9. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

4435 N Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812
(719) 598-0200

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is near the heart of downtown. It offers five programs in engineering. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level engineering degree by it, two bachelor's level degrees in engineering, and two master's level degrees in engineering. CTU Colorado Springs is a for-profit 4-year institution. CTU Colorado Springs is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering engineering in terms of programs.

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10. The University of Colorado Boulder

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

The University of Colorado Boulder offers 22 engineering programs. Specifically, Colorado offers students ten bachelor's level degrees in engineering, seven engineering degrees at the master's level, and five doctorate level engineering degrees. CU is near the center of the city. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Colorado ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

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11. The University of Colorado Denver

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

The University of Colorado Denver offers eight engineering programs. More specifically, UCD offers three bachelor's level degrees in engineering to students, four degrees at the master's level in engineering, and one doctorate level degree in engineering. CU Denver is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. 24,108 students seek degrees in 119 programs at this public university, overall.

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12. 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 offers seven engineering programs. Out of those, UCCS offers students three engineering degrees at the bachelor's level, three master's level degrees in engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in engineering. It is near the heart of downtown. 9,745 students seek degrees in 47 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs programs, overall.