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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Colorado

There are two schools in the state of Colorado offering nurse practitioner programs. In 2010, 63 students graduated with degrees from Colorado nurse practitioner schools. 62 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and one student graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

92 students graduate from programs in Colorado in advanced nursing, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from nurse practitioner programs. Of those, 62 students graduated with a degree in advanced nursing at the master's level and one with a doctorate level degree.

Two nurse practitioner schools are in this state. And of these, while one school is private, one school is public. While public nurse practitioner school tuition is $7,214, private nurse practitioner school tuition is $10,120.

Average tuition for nurse practitioner programs is $8,115. While the highest tuition for programs in advanced nursing, which is $10,120 every year, is at the University of Phoenix-Colorado, the lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $7,214 each year, is at the University of Colorado Denver.

Colorado schools offer masters degrees and doctoral degrees for students pursing nurse practitioner.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

92 students graduate from programs in Colorado in advanced nursing, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from nurse practitioner programs. Of those, 62 students graduated with a degree in advanced nursing at the master's level and one with a doctorate level degree.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 69
  • Master 2007: 93
  • Master 2008: 112
  • Master 2009: 82
  • Master 2010: 62
  • Doctorate 2006: 15
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 10
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of three programs in advanced nursing. Of these programs, around 66% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the doctoral level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Colorado

  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28280
  • 25th Percentile: 35920
  • Median: 56250
  • 75th Percentile: 82840
  • 90th Percentile: 104950

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42110
  • Median Salary 2007: 46460
  • Median Salary 2008: 45970
  • Median Salary 2009: 44670
  • Median Salary 2010: 56250
  • Total Employed 2006: 520
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 390

Colorado vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Colorado vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 0.700% (390)

Nurse Practitioner 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, which is very close to Lone Tree, Colorado, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in advanced nursing. UOPX is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

2. The University of Colorado Denver

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

The University of Colorado Denver is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in advanced nursing. Out of those, UC Denver offers one nurse practitioner degree at the master's level to students and one doctorate level degree in advanced nursing. UC Denver is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. UC Denver is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.