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Public Administration Schools in Colorado

There are four schools in the state of Colorado offering public administration programs. In 2010, 172 students graduated from programs at Colorado public administration schools. 153 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 13 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

176 students graduate from public administration programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from public administration programs. Out of those, two students graduated with public administration certificates, 13 with a bachelor's level degree, 153 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Four public administration schools are in Colorado. And of these, while two schools are private, two schools are public. Tuition at a private public administration school varies from $30,598 to $36,501, while tuition at a public public administration school varies from $6,029 to $7,214.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $22,783. The lowest tuition in this southwestern state, which is $6,029 each year, is at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, while the highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $36,501 each year, is at the University of Denver.

Public administration schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Public Administration Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

176 students graduate from public administration programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from public administration programs. Out of those, two students graduated with public administration certificates, 13 with a bachelor's level degree, 153 with a degree at the master's level, and four with a degree at the doctorate level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 6
  • Bachelor 2007: 9
  • Bachelor 2008: 14
  • Bachelor 2009: 8
  • Bachelor 2010: 13
  • Master 2006: 151
  • Master 2007: 141
  • Master 2008: 163
  • Master 2009: 159
  • Master 2010: 153
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 3
  • Doctorate 2010: 4

Public Administration Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of six public administration programs. Of these programs, about 50% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15810
  • 25th Percentile: 16890
  • Median: 25390
  • 75th Percentile: 50940
  • 90th Percentile: 80310

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47620
  • 25th Percentile: 58790
  • Median: 88620
  • 75th Percentile: 108890
  • 90th Percentile: 127900

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 15455
  • Median Salary 2007: 15910
  • Median Salary 2008: 16370
  • Median Salary 2009: 18400
  • Median Salary 2010: 25390
  • Total Employed 2006: 615
  • Total Employed 2007: 630
  • Total Employed 2008: 830
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 970

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86310
  • Median Salary 2007: 88230
  • Median Salary 2008: 84210
  • Median Salary 2009: 81300
  • Median Salary 2010: 88620
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Colorado vs National Public Administration Employment

Colorado vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.393% (1100)

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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 is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix is in Lone Tree, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of several campuses. It offers one certificate, 28 degrees at the bachelors level, and 15 degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 2,257 students pursued degrees from the 40 programs at this small school. This school offers subjects such as healthcare and advanced nursing. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

2. The University of Phoenix - Southern Colorado

5725 Mark Dabling Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80919-2221
(719) 235-4028

The University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 5.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Colorado Springs, CO. UPX is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including education, management, and forensic accounting. Students are offered one certificate, 17 bachelors level degrees, and eight degrees at the masters level by UOPX. In 2010, 727 students pursued degrees from the 24 programs at Phoenix. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

3. The University of Denver

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

The University of Denver is 4.5 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in public administration. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado. It is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering public administration programs.

4. Regis University

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

Regis University, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO. It offers two programs in public administration. More specifically, this mid-sized school offers students one certificate in public administration and one degree at the bachelor's level in public administration. It is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering public administration in terms of programs.

5. 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 public administration programs. Specifically, UCD offers one master's level public administration degree to students and one doctorate level public administration degree. UC Denver is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. CU Denver is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering public administration.

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 near the heart of downtown and this school offers one public administration program. 9,745 students seek degrees in 47 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering public administration.