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Fire Science Schools in Colorado

There are seven schools in the state of Colorado offering fire science programs. In 2010, 312 students graduated with degrees from Colorado fire science schools. 196 of all these students graduated with certificates and 104 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

303 students graduate from fire science programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of fire science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 196 students graduated with certificates in fire science, 104 with a degree at the associate's level, and 12 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Seven fire science schools are in Colorado. Of these, seven schools are public. Tuition at a public fire science school is $6,985.

Average tuition for programs in fire science is $6,985.

Colorado schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees in fire science. No students at the undergraduate level in fire science sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Fire Science Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

303 students graduate from fire science programs in this state, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of fire science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 196 students graduated with certificates in fire science, 104 with a degree at the associate's level, and 12 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Fire Science Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 159
  • Certificate 2007: 114
  • Certificate 2008: 174
  • Certificate 2009: 189
  • Certificate 2010: 196
  • Associate 2006: 151
  • Associate 2007: 217
  • Associate 2008: 121
  • Associate 2009: 93
  • Associate 2010: 104
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 12

Fire Science Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 14 fire science programs. Of these programs, about 50% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Fire Science Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 1

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51860
  • 25th Percentile: 60660
  • Median: 79230
  • 75th Percentile: 89530
  • 90th Percentile: 98110

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

Municipal Firefighters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28010
  • 25th Percentile: 39440
  • Median: 50160
  • 75th Percentile: 65330
  • 90th Percentile: 74430

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Fire Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42900
  • 25th Percentile: 50890
  • Median: 61080
  • 75th Percentile: 74670
  • 90th Percentile: 88000

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Salary by Percentile

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

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63430
  • Median Salary 2007: 63340
  • Median Salary 2008: 62340
  • Median Salary 2009: 76560
  • Median Salary 2010: 79230
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 750
  • Total Employed 2008: 800
  • Total Employed 2009: 860
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

Municipal Firefighters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47180
  • Median Salary 2007: 47970
  • Median Salary 2008: 49960
  • Median Salary 2009: 50250
  • Median Salary 2010: 50160
  • Total Employed 2006: 4180
  • Total Employed 2007: 4200
  • Total Employed 2008: 4190
  • Total Employed 2009: 4300
  • Total Employed 2010: 4720

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

Fire Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57510
  • Median Salary 2007: 59810
  • Median Salary 2008: 61470
  • Median Salary 2009: 60640
  • Median Salary 2010: 61080
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers — Employment Trend

Fire-Prevention and Protection 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

Colorado vs National Fire Science Employment

Colorado vs National Fire Science Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.571% (6270)

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1. Pueblo Community College

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

Pueblo Community College offers two programs in fire science. Of those, it offers students one certificate in fire science and one fire science degree at the associate's level. This college is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in fire science.

2. 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. This college offers two programs in fire science. Specifically, students are offered one fire science certificate by this college and one degree at the associate's level in fire science. This public college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering fire science.

3. The Community College of Aurora

16000 E CentreTech Pky
Aurora, CO 80011-9036
(303) 360-4700

The Community College of Aurora offers two programs in fire science. Specifically, this college offers students one fire science certificate and one fire science degree at the associate's level. It is 1.8 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 7,644 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this college. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in fire science.

4. Colorado Mountain College

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

Colorado Mountain College is located in Glenwood Springs, CO. It offers three programs in fire science. Specifically, students are offered two fire science certificates by this school and one fire science degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering fire science in terms of programs.

5. Aims Community College

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

Aims Community College, which is 3.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Greeley, CO. It offers two programs in fire science. Out of those, students are offered one fire science certificate by it and one associate's level degree in fire science. 5,340 students seek degrees in 46 Aims Community College programs, overall. This community college is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering fire science in terms of programs.

6. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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

Colorado State University-Fort Collins offers one program in fire science and CSU is 0.7 miles from the center of the city. This research university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. It is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering fire science.

7. Pikes Peak Community College

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

Pikes Peak Community College offers two fire science programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in fire science and one associate's level fire science degree. This community college is located in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering fire science.