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Hospitality Schools in Colorado

There are ten schools in the state of Colorado offering hospitality programs. In 2010, 302 students graduated with degrees from Colorado hospitality schools. 203 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 61 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 287 students graduate from hospitality programs in Colorado each year. This accounts for 2% of hospitality students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 38 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, 61 with an associate's level degree, and 203 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Ten hospitality schools are in this state. And out of these, three schools are private, while seven schools are public. Tuition at a public hospitality school varies from $4,093 to $6,985, while private hospitality school tuition varies from $14,227 to $36,501.

Average tuition for hospitality programs is $19,634. The highest tuition for hospitality programs, which is $36,501 per year, is at the University of Denver, while the lowest tuition in this Great Plains state, which is $4,093 every year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Colorado schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for students pursing hospitality. In 2010, no undergraduate level hospitality students sought masters level degrees.

Hospitality Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 287 students graduate from hospitality programs in Colorado each year. This accounts for 2% of hospitality students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 38 students graduated with certificates in hospitality, 61 with an associate's level degree, and 203 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Hospitality Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 12
  • Certificate 2008: 11
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 38
  • Associate 2006: 71
  • Associate 2007: 92
  • Associate 2008: 91
  • Associate 2009: 96
  • Associate 2010: 61
  • Bachelor 2006: 126
  • Bachelor 2007: 152
  • Bachelor 2008: 170
  • Bachelor 2009: 201
  • Bachelor 2010: 203

Hospitality Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 18 programs in hospitality. Of these programs, around 44.4% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level.

Hospitality Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 4

Travel Guides — Salary by Percentile

Travel Guides — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22240
  • 25th Percentile: 26170
  • Median: 32460
  • 75th Percentile: 37880
  • 90th Percentile: 44500

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

Food Service Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36070
  • 25th Percentile: 42450
  • Median: 49860
  • 75th Percentile: 62490
  • 90th Percentile: 82070

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

Tour Guides and Escorts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16760
  • 25th Percentile: 20360
  • Median: 25240
  • 75th Percentile: 29500
  • 90th Percentile: 34770

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15830
  • 25th Percentile: 16730
  • Median: 18510
  • 75th Percentile: 21180
  • 90th Percentile: 24290

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16230
  • 25th Percentile: 17710
  • Median: 20700
  • 75th Percentile: 25440
  • 90th Percentile: 29890

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

Gaming Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38920
  • 25th Percentile: 46270
  • Median: 56490
  • 75th Percentile: 76430
  • 90th Percentile: 115000

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

Travel Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21330
  • 25th Percentile: 25460
  • Median: 31490
  • 75th Percentile: 37990
  • 90th Percentile: 45230

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

Lodging Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33880
  • 25th Percentile: 42010
  • Median: 55770
  • 75th Percentile: 72190
  • 90th Percentile: 96990

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

Concierges — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18110
  • 25th Percentile: 21810
  • Median: 26660
  • 75th Percentile: 30780
  • 90th Percentile: 36660

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28300
  • 25th Percentile: 34600
  • Median: 44350
  • 75th Percentile: 59740
  • 90th Percentile: 78350

Travel Guides — Employment Trend

Travel Guides — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22120
  • Median Salary 2007: 22870
  • Median Salary 2008: 24230
  • Median Salary 2009: 28345
  • Median Salary 2010: 32460
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Concierges — Employment Trend

Concierges — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25590
  • Median Salary 2007: 25650
  • Median Salary 2008: 27400
  • Median Salary 2009: 29400
  • Median Salary 2010: 26660
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

Tour Guides and Escorts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23380
  • Median Salary 2007: 25230
  • Median Salary 2008: 25000
  • Median Salary 2009: 26290
  • Median Salary 2010: 25240
  • Total Employed 2006: 620
  • Total Employed 2007: 610
  • Total Employed 2008: 800
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 16320
  • Median Salary 2007: 17000
  • Median Salary 2008: 17670
  • Median Salary 2009: 18510
  • Median Salary 2010: 18510
  • Total Employed 2006: 8020
  • Total Employed 2007: 8150
  • Total Employed 2008: 8570
  • Total Employed 2009: 8120
  • Total Employed 2010: 7730

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19730
  • Median Salary 2007: 19730
  • Median Salary 2008: 20280
  • Median Salary 2009: 20430
  • Median Salary 2010: 20700
  • Total Employed 2006: 5180
  • Total Employed 2007: 5330
  • Total Employed 2008: 6020
  • Total Employed 2009: 5390
  • Total Employed 2010: 4850

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

Gaming Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47255
  • Median Salary 2007: 48650
  • Median Salary 2008: 50390
  • Median Salary 2009: 51260
  • Median Salary 2010: 56490
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

Travel Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29340
  • Median Salary 2007: 30190
  • Median Salary 2008: 32180
  • Median Salary 2009: 30190
  • Median Salary 2010: 31490
  • Total Employed 2006: 1560
  • Total Employed 2007: 1600
  • Total Employed 2008: 1560
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 1270

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

Lodging Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42730
  • Median Salary 2007: 44860
  • Median Salary 2008: 50060
  • Median Salary 2009: 51000
  • Median Salary 2010: 55770
  • Total Employed 2006: 850
  • Total Employed 2007: 800
  • Total Employed 2008: 730
  • Total Employed 2009: 570
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

Food Service Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44330
  • Median Salary 2007: 46990
  • Median Salary 2008: 49640
  • Median Salary 2009: 48600
  • Median Salary 2010: 49860
  • Total Employed 2006: 2560
  • Total Employed 2007: 2630
  • Total Employed 2008: 2140
  • Total Employed 2009: 1900
  • Total Employed 2010: 1720

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39340
  • Median Salary 2007: 40370
  • Median Salary 2008: 40580
  • Median Salary 2009: 42680
  • Median Salary 2010: 44350
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 1180
  • Total Employed 2008: 1170
  • Total Employed 2009: 1270
  • Total Employed 2010: 1250

Colorado vs National Hospitality Employment

Colorado vs National Hospitality Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.941% (18490)

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1. Trinidad State Junior College

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

Trinidad State Junior College offers one program in hospitality. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in hospitality.

2. Emily Griffith Technical College

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

Emily Griffith Technical College, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Denver, CO and this school offers one program in hospitality. It is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. This vocational school is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in hospitality.

3. Johnson & Wales University - Denver

7150 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(303) 256-9300

Johnson & Wales University-Denver Is 4.3 miles from the center of the city. It offers three hospitality programs. Out of those, it offers students two hospitality degrees at the associate's level and one hospitality degree at the bachelor's level. JWU is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering hospitality.

4. Pueblo Community College

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

Pueblo Community College is near the center of the city. This college offers two hospitality programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in hospitality to students and one associate's level degree in hospitality. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this community college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering hospitality.

5. The University of Denver

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

The University of Denver offers one program in hospitality and it is 4.5 miles from the center of the city. It is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering hospitality.

6. 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 five hospitality programs. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in hospitality by it and three degrees at the associate's level in hospitality. This medium-sized school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering hospitality in terms of programs.

7. 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 and this university offers one hospitality program. Colorado State is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering hospitality.

8. 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 heart of downtown and this university offers one hospitality program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering hospitality.

9. 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 hospitality. More specifically, students are offered one hospitality certificate by this community college and one associate's level hospitality degree. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in hospitality.