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Mental Health Schools in Colorado

There are five schools in the state of Colorado offering mental health programs. In 2010, 60 students graduated with degrees from Colorado mental health schools. 40 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 15 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 38 students graduate from programs in Colorado in mental health every year. This accounts for 1% of mental health students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 15 students graduated with mental health certificates, five with an associate's level degree, and 40 with a degree at the master's level.

Five mental health schools are located in this state. Of these, three schools are public, while two schools are private. Private mental health school tuition varies from $10,120 to $19,835.

Average tuition for programs in mental health is $12,503. The highest tuition for programs in mental health, which is $19,835 each year, is at Argosy University-Denver, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Phoenix-Colorado.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees in mental health.

Mental Health Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 38 students graduate from programs in Colorado in mental health every year. This accounts for 1% of mental health students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 15 students graduated with mental health certificates, five with an associate's level degree, and 40 with a degree at the master's level.

Mental Health Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 18
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 12
  • Certificate 2009: 18
  • Certificate 2010: 15
  • Associate 2006: 8
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 40

Mental Health Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of seven programs in mental health. Of these programs, close to 42.9% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Mental Health Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 2
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22800
  • 25th Percentile: 29510
  • Median: 37720
  • 75th Percentile: 49910
  • 90th Percentile: 60470

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49650
  • 25th Percentile: 88110
  • Median: 157830
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32940
  • Median Salary 2007: 32390
  • Median Salary 2008: 34880
  • Median Salary 2009: 37450
  • Median Salary 2010: 37720
  • Total Employed 2006: 2790
  • Total Employed 2007: 2570
  • Total Employed 2008: 2930
  • Total Employed 2009: 2960
  • Total Employed 2010: 3190

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 148045
  • Median Salary 2009: 150490
  • Median Salary 2010: 157830
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Colorado vs National Mental Health Employment

Colorado vs National Mental Health Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.639% (3510)

Mental Health Schools in Colorado

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1. The University of Phoenix - Colorado

10004 Park Meadows Dr
Lone Tree, CO 80124-5453
(303) 755-9090

The University of Phoenix-Colorado offers one mental health program and Phoenix, which is very close to Lone Tree, Colorado, is in a rural setting. UOPX is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering mental health in terms of programs.

2. Argosy University - Denver

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

Argosy University-Denver is 7.2 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one mental health program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering mental health programs.

3. Pueblo Community College

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

Pueblo Community College offers one program in mental health and it is 1.6 miles from the center of the city. This public college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in mental health.

4. 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 heart of downtown. This college offers two programs in mental health. Of those, it offers students one mental health certificate and one mental health degree at the associate's level. Overall, 12,901 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this college. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

5. Pikes Peak Community College

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

Pikes Peak Community College is located in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It offers two programs in mental health. Of those, students are offered one certificate in mental health by this community college and one mental health degree at the associate's level. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering mental health programs.