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Mechanical Engineering Schools in Colorado

There are six schools in the state of Colorado offering mechanical engineering programs. 453 students graduated with degrees from Colorado mechanical engineering schools in 2010. 348 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 86 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 469 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Colorado each year. This accounts for 1% of mechanical engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 348 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering, 86 with a master's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Six mechanical engineering schools are located in this state. And out of these, five schools are public, while one school is private. Tuition at a private mechanical engineering school is $36,501, while tuition at a public mechanical engineering school varies from $6,029 to $8,511.

Average tuition for mechanical engineering programs is $15,552. While the highest tuition for mechanical engineering programs, which is $36,501 each year, is at the University of Denver, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,029 per year, is at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Colorado schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 469 students graduate from mechanical engineering programs in Colorado each year. This accounts for 1% of mechanical engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 348 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering, 86 with a master's level degree, and 19 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 328
  • Bachelor 2007: 330
  • Bachelor 2008: 398
  • Bachelor 2009: 340
  • Bachelor 2010: 348
  • Master 2006: 78
  • Master 2007: 61
  • Master 2008: 74
  • Master 2009: 59
  • Master 2010: 86
  • Doctorate 2006: 8
  • Doctorate 2007: 13
  • Doctorate 2008: 13
  • Doctorate 2009: 9
  • Doctorate 2010: 19

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 programs in mechanical engineering. Of these programs, about 46.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Mechanical Engineering Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Mechanical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

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

Career Trends

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical Engineers — Employment Trend

Mechanical 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

Colorado vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Colorado vs National Mechanical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.928% (4520)

Mechanical Engineering Schools in Colorado

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1. 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 in the suburbs of USAFA, Colorado and USAFA offers one mechanical engineering program. The Air Force is a public 4-year institution. This mid-sized academy is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering mechanical engineering.

2. 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. This university offers two programs in mechanical engineering. More specifically, it offers students one mechanical engineering degree at the bachelor's level and one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level. DU is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. In terms of programs, this research university is the fifth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering mechanical engineering.

3. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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

Colorado State University-Fort Collins offers three programs in mechanical engineering. More specifically, CSU offers one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering to students, one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in mechanical engineering. It is near the heart of downtown. This large university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. It is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering mechanical engineering in terms of programs.

4. The University of Colorado Boulder

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

The University of Colorado Boulder is near the center of the city. It offers three programs in mechanical engineering. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level mechanical engineering degree by CU, one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in mechanical engineering. Colorado is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of Colorado.

5. The University of Colorado Denver

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

The University of Colorado Denver is near the center of the city. UC Denver offers two mechanical engineering programs. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in mechanical engineering and one degree at the master's level in mechanical engineering. 24,108 students seek degrees in 119 programs at UCD, overall. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering mechanical engineering in terms of programs.

6. 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 4.1 miles from the center of the city. UCCS offers two mechanical engineering programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in mechanical engineering by it and one mechanical engineering degree at the master's level. It is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fifth in the state of Colorado.