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RN Schools in Colorado

There are 27 Colorado schools offering RN programs. 2,719 students graduated from programs at Colorado RN schools in 2010. 1,281 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 776 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,445 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from RN programs. More specifically, 410 students graduated with RN certificates, 776 with an associate's level degree, 1,281 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 227 with a master's level degree, and 25 with a doctorate level degree.

27 RN schools are in Colorado. And of these, 20 schools are public, while seven schools are private. Tuition at a private RN school varies from $10,120 to $30,598, while tuition at a public RN school varies from $4,093 to $7,214.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $10,697. The highest tuition for programs in nursing, which is $30,598 each year, is at Regis University, while the lowest tuition in Colorado, which is $4,093 per year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Colorado schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in RN.

RN Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,445 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from RN programs. More specifically, 410 students graduated with RN certificates, 776 with an associate's level degree, 1,281 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 227 with a master's level degree, and 25 with a doctorate level degree.

RN Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 244
  • Certificate 2007: 159
  • Certificate 2008: 138
  • Certificate 2009: 144
  • Certificate 2010: 410
  • Associate 2006: 788
  • Associate 2007: 706
  • Associate 2008: 759
  • Associate 2009: 895
  • Associate 2010: 776
  • Bachelor 2006: 987
  • Bachelor 2007: 1012
  • Bachelor 2008: 1019
  • Bachelor 2009: 1184
  • Bachelor 2010: 1281
  • Master 2006: 218
  • Master 2007: 214
  • Master 2008: 233
  • Master 2009: 268
  • Master 2010: 227
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 22
  • Doctorate 2008: 23
  • Doctorate 2009: 22
  • Doctorate 2010: 25

RN Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in Colorado offer a total of 43 programs in nursing. Of these programs, around 41.9% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

RN Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 3
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48690
  • 25th Percentile: 55670
  • Median: 66170
  • 75th Percentile: 77760
  • 90th Percentile: 89700

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58560
  • Median Salary 2007: 61750
  • Median Salary 2008: 63980
  • Median Salary 2009: 66010
  • Median Salary 2010: 66170
  • Total Employed 2006: 34520
  • Total Employed 2007: 36850
  • Total Employed 2008: 39440
  • Total Employed 2009: 41750
  • Total Employed 2010: 41960

Colorado vs National RN Employment

Colorado vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.580% (41960)

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1. Lamar Community College

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

Lamar Community College offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, it offers students one RN certificate and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. 1,051 students pursue degrees in 17 programs at this community college, overall.

2. Colorado Northwestern Community College

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

Colorado Northwestern Community College offers one RN program and this college is in Rangely, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 1,450 students pursue degrees in 30 programs at this college.

3. Northeastern Junior College

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

Northeastern Junior College is in Sterling, CO and it offers one RN program. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado.

4. Platt College - Aurora

3100 S Parker Rd
Aurora, CO 80014-3141
(303) 369-5151

Platt College-Aurora is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in nursing. In terms of programs, it is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

5. The University of Phoenix - Colorado

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

The University of Phoenix-Colorado offers one program in nursing and it is in Lone Tree, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

6. Trinidad State Junior College

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

Trinidad State Junior College offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, it offers students one RN certificate and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. Overall, 1,916 students pursue degrees in 45 programs at this community college.

7. National American University - Denver

1325 S. Colorado Boulevard- Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222-3308
(303) 876-7100

National American University-Denver is 4.0 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in nursing.

8. Adams State College

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

Adams State College is in Alamosa, CO and Adams State offers one program in nursing. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in nursing.

9. Morgan Community College

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

Morgan Community College is in Fort Morgan, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in nursing. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado.

10. Colorado State University - Pueblo

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

Colorado State University-Pueblo is near the heart of downtown. CSU-Pueblo offers two RN programs. Of those, this mid-sized school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students and one master's level degree in nursing. CSU-Pueblo is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

11. The Denver School of Nursing

1401 19th St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 292-0015

The Denver School of Nursing is near the center of the city. It offers two RN programs. Of those, this specialized school offers one associate's level nursing degree to students and one bachelor's level degree in nursing. 430 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school, overall.

12. Pueblo Community College

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

Pueblo Community College is near the heart of downtown and this college offers one RN program. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

13. Otero Junior College

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

Otero Junior College is in La Junta, CO and this college offers one program in nursing. It is a public 2-year institution.

14. Colorado Christian University

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

Colorado Christian University is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. This school offers two RN programs. Of those, it offers students one RN degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level degree in nursing. This school is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in nursing.

15. Colorado Mountain College

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

Colorado Mountain College is located in Glenwood Springs, CO and it offers one program in nursing. This medium-sized school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

16. Regis University

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

Regis University offers three programs in nursing. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it, one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing, and one degree at the master's level in nursing. This school, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Denver, CO. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering RN programs.

17. 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 in Greeley, CO and this college offers one RN program. This college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

18. Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3058

Metropolitan State College of Denver is near the center of the city and it offers one RN program. 23,948 students seek degrees in 52 programs at this university, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

19. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

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

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is near the center of the city. It offers two RN programs. Specifically, CTU Colorado Springs offers students one associate's level nursing degree and one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

20. 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 and this college offers one RN program. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing in terms of programs.

21. 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 heart of downtown. CU Denver offers two RN programs. Of those, students are offered one RN degree at the bachelor's level by it and one doctorate level degree in nursing. Overall, 24,108 students seek degrees in 119 programs at this university. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

22. Arapahoe Community College

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

Arapahoe Community College is in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado. It offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it and one associate's level nursing degree. 9,961 students seek degrees in 60 programs at this college, overall. It is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

23. Mesa State College

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

Mesa State College offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level nursing degree and one bachelor's level degree in nursing. Colorado Mesa, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Grand Junction, CO. CMU is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

24. Pikes Peak Community College

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

Pikes Peak Community College offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in nursing to students and one associate's level nursing degree. This college is in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the second largest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

25. The University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

The University of Northern Colorado, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Greeley, CO. UNC offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, Northern Colorado offers one bachelor's level nursing degree to students and one degree at the doctorate level in nursing. Overall, 13,030 students pursue degrees in 87 programs at Northern Colorado. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

26. Front Range Community College

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

Front Range Community College offers one program in nursing and this college is in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering nursing.

27. 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 center of the city. It offers three RN programs. Of those, UCCS offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students, one master's level degree in nursing, and one doctorate level degree in nursing. Overall, 9,745 students pursue degrees in 47 programs at this school. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in nursing.

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