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Liberal Arts Schools in Colorado

There are 30 Colorado schools offering liberal arts programs. In 2010, 5,334 students graduated from programs at Colorado liberal arts schools. 4,686 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 571 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

4,956 students graduate from programs in this state in liberal arts, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 23 students graduated with certificates in liberal arts, 4,686 with a degree at the associate's level, 571 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 54 with a degree at the master's level.

30 liberal arts schools are located in this Southern Rockies state. Of these, six schools are private, while 24 schools are public. While private liberal arts school tuition varies from $10,660 to $38,898, public liberal arts school tuition varies from $4,775 to $8,511.

Average tuition for programs in liberal arts is $16,690. While the lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $4,775 each year, is at Adams State College, the highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $38,898 each year, is at Colorado College.

Colorado schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

4,956 students graduate from programs in this state in liberal arts, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 23 students graduated with certificates in liberal arts, 4,686 with a degree at the associate's level, 571 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 54 with a degree at the master's level.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 27
  • Certificate 2008: 34
  • Certificate 2009: 33
  • Certificate 2010: 23
  • Associate 2006: 3064
  • Associate 2007: 2901
  • Associate 2008: 3935
  • Associate 2009: 5409
  • Associate 2010: 4686
  • Bachelor 2006: 601
  • Bachelor 2007: 566
  • Bachelor 2008: 570
  • Bachelor 2009: 577
  • Bachelor 2010: 571
  • Master 2006: 45
  • Master 2007: 28
  • Master 2008: 40
  • Master 2009: 37
  • Master 2010: 54

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 71 liberal arts programs. Of these programs, 73.2% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 52
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 4

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39310
  • 25th Percentile: 47840
  • Median: 59710
  • 75th Percentile: 75010
  • 90th Percentile: 105060

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40900
  • 25th Percentile: 47660
  • Median: 60860
  • 75th Percentile: 77160
  • 90th Percentile: 105430

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29950
  • 25th Percentile: 39250
  • Median: 48330
  • 75th Percentile: 68120
  • 90th Percentile: 91390

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54510
  • Median Salary 2007: 54140
  • Median Salary 2008: 56750
  • Median Salary 2009: 58520
  • Median Salary 2010: 59710
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52260
  • Median Salary 2007: 51060
  • Median Salary 2008: 56590
  • Median Salary 2009: 56950
  • Median Salary 2010: 60860
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47310
  • Median Salary 2007: 46330
  • Median Salary 2008: 47710
  • Median Salary 2009: 48120
  • Median Salary 2010: 48330
  • Total Employed 2006: 910
  • Total Employed 2007: 980
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 990
  • Total Employed 2010: 1240

Colorado vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Colorado vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.758% (1760)

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1. Lamar Community College

2401 S Main St
Lamar, CO 81052-3999
(719) 336-2248

Lamar Community College offers three programs in liberal arts. Students are offered three associate's level degrees in liberal arts by it. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

2. Colorado Northwestern Community College

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

Colorado Northwestern Community College offers three programs in liberal arts. It offers students three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is very close to Rangely, Colorado, is located in a rural area. Overall, 1,450 students seek degrees in 30 Colorado Northwestern Community College programs. In terms of programs, this college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering liberal arts.

3. Northeastern Junior College

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

Northeastern Junior College is located in town of Sterling, Colorado. It offers three liberal arts programs. This college offers three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. Trinidad State Junior College

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

Trinidad State Junior College offers three programs in liberal arts. Students are offered three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level by it. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in liberal arts.

5. Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81102
(719) 587-7011

Adams State College offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, students are offered one liberal arts degree at the associate's level by Adams State and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. This school is in town of Alamosa, Colorado. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in liberal arts.

6. National American University - Colorado Springs

1915 Jamboree Drive ste 185
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 590-8300

Founded in 1974, National American University-Colorado Springs is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 8.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Colorado Springs, CO. It is one of several campuses. This school offers one certificate, nine degrees at the associates level, and 11 bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 406 students sought degrees from the 19 programs at this school. It offers subjects including healthcare, healthcare management, and liberal arts. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

7. Argosy University - Denver

7600 East Eastman Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(303) 923-4110

Argosy University-Denver is a for-profit 4-year institution. Argosy, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including business management, allied health, and psychology. It offers one certificate, four degrees at the bachelors level, seven degrees at the masters level, and six degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 540 students sought degrees from the 13 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

8. Morgan Community College

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

Morgan Community College, which is very close to Fort Morgan, Colorado, is located in a rural area. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Students are offered three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level by this college. 1,965 students pursue degrees in 28 Morgan Community College programs, overall. This community college is the ninth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

9. The Western State College of Colorado

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

The Western State College of Colorado, which is very close to Gunnison, Colorado, is located in a rural area and WSC offers one liberal arts program. Overall, 2,325 students seek degrees in 22 WSC programs.

10. Colorado State University - Pueblo

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

Colorado State University-Pueblo offers one program in liberal arts and it is 3.7 miles from the center of the city. It is a public 4-year institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

11. The United States Air Force Academy

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

The United States Air Force Academy offers two liberal arts programs. USAFA offers students two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts. The Air Force is in the suburbs of USAFA, Colorado. This academy is the only military academy in Colorado.

12. Pueblo Community College

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

Pueblo Community College is near the heart of downtown. This college offers three programs in liberal arts. It offers three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. 7,943 students pursue degrees in 59 Pueblo Community College programs, overall.

13. Otero Junior College

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

Otero Junior College is located in town of La Junta, Colorado. It offers three liberal arts programs. It offers three associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado.

14. Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College offers one liberal arts program and this school, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Colorado Springs, CO. This school is a 4-year institution.

15. Fort Lewis College

1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999
(970) 247-7010

Fort Lewis College offers two programs in liberal arts. Fort Lewis offers students two bachelor's level liberal arts degrees. This school is located in town of Durango, Colorado. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. Fort Lewis ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

16. Colorado Christian University

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

Colorado Christian University is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. It offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts and two degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. 2,733 students seek degrees in 54 programs at CCU, overall. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in liberal arts.

17. Red Rocks Community College

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

Red Rocks Community College is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. It offers three liberal arts programs. It offers students three associate's level liberal arts degrees. Overall, 9,826 students seek degrees in 76 programs at this community college.

18. The University of Denver

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

The University of Denver is 4.5 miles from the heart of downtown. DU offers two liberal arts programs. It offers two degrees at the master's level in liberal arts to students. This university is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering liberal arts programs.

19. The Community College of Aurora

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

The Community College of Aurora is 1.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers three liberal arts programs. Students are offered three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level by it. Overall, 7,644 students seek degrees in 33 Community College of Aurora programs.

20. Colorado Mountain College

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

Colorado Mountain College is in town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. This school offers three liberal arts programs. It offers students three associate's level liberal arts degrees. Overall, 6,088 students seek degrees in 43 Colorado Mountain College programs. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering liberal arts.

21. Regis University

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

Regis University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO. It offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in liberal arts, one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts, and one master's level degree in liberal arts. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

22. 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 three programs in liberal arts. It offers three degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts to students. Overall, 5,340 students pursue degrees in 46 programs at this college.

23. Colorado Technical University - Greenwood Village

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

Colorado Technical University-Greenwood Village is located in the suburbs of Greenwood Village, Colorado and CTU-Greenwood Village offers one liberal arts program. CTU is a for-profit 4-year institution.

24. 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 liberal arts program. Overall, 30,155 students pursue degrees in 159 Colorado State University-Fort Collins programs. In terms of programs, CSU is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering liberal arts.

25. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

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

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs offers one liberal arts program and it is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 2,947 students pursue degrees in 32 CTU Colorado Springs programs.

26. The Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026
(303) 556-2600

The Community College of Denver is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. It offers three liberal arts programs. Students are offered three associate's level degrees in liberal arts by it. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of Colorado.

27. 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 and CU offers one liberal arts program. 32,697 students pursue degrees in 158 Boulder programs, overall. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

28. The University of Colorado Denver

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

The University of Colorado Denver offers one program in liberal arts and it is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 24,108 students seek degrees in 119 programs at UCD. UC Denver is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in liberal arts.

29. Arapahoe Community College

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

Arapahoe Community College offers three liberal arts programs. It offers three associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students. This college is located in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado. 9,961 students seek degrees in 60 Arapahoe Community College programs, overall.

30. Mesa State College

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

Mesa State College, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Grand Junction, CO. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this school offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. Colorado Mesa is a public 4-year institution.

31. Pikes Peak Community College

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

Pikes Peak Community College is in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It offers three programs in liberal arts. This community college offers three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. This public college is a public 2-year institution.

32. Front Range Community College

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

Front Range Community College offers three programs in liberal arts. It offers students three associate's level liberal arts degrees. It is in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks second in the state of Colorado.

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