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Science Schools in Colorado

There are 17 schools in the state of Colorado offering science programs. 3,305 students graduated from programs at Colorado science schools in 2010. 2,695 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 381 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,284 students graduate from programs in this state in science per year. This accounts for 2% of science students who US schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with science certificates, 2,695 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 381 with a degree at the master's level, and 228 with a doctorate level degree.

17 science schools are located in this state. And of these, four schools are private, while 13 schools are public. Tuition at a public science school varies from $4,093 to $13,425, while private science school tuition varies from $22,040 to $38,898.

Average tuition for programs in science is $14,826. The highest tuition for science programs, which is $38,898 each year, is at Colorado College, while the lowest tuition in this Great Plains state, which is $4,093 each year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in science.

Science Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,284 students graduate from programs in this state in science per year. This accounts for 2% of science students who US schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with science certificates, 2,695 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 381 with a degree at the master's level, and 228 with a doctorate level degree.

Science Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 2348
  • Bachelor 2007: 2519
  • Bachelor 2008: 2675
  • Bachelor 2009: 2486
  • Bachelor 2010: 2695
  • Master 2006: 337
  • Master 2007: 314
  • Master 2008: 342
  • Master 2009: 362
  • Master 2010: 381
  • Doctorate 2006: 225
  • Doctorate 2007: 255
  • Doctorate 2008: 246
  • Doctorate 2009: 256
  • Doctorate 2010: 228

Science Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 188 programs in science. Of these programs, around 46.8% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level and the masters level.

Science Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 88
  • Master: 44
  • Doctorate: 55

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35910
  • 25th Percentile: 48890
  • Median: 71600
  • 75th Percentile: 98510
  • 90th Percentile: 121590

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45570
  • 25th Percentile: 55790
  • Median: 80280
  • 75th Percentile: 111640
  • 90th Percentile: 152270

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32270
  • 25th Percentile: 39810
  • Median: 50930
  • 75th Percentile: 71930
  • 90th Percentile: 91780

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55920
  • 25th Percentile: 72480
  • Median: 97550
  • 75th Percentile: 120140
  • 90th Percentile: 139440

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48930
  • 25th Percentile: 62880
  • Median: 78660
  • 75th Percentile: 96010
  • 90th Percentile: 114150

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 58150
  • 25th Percentile: 78200
  • Median: 98820
  • 75th Percentile: 122370
  • 90th Percentile: 142740

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36740
  • 25th Percentile: 44390
  • Median: 59050
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 93550

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50290
  • 25th Percentile: 65710
  • Median: 95310
  • 75th Percentile: 114160
  • 90th Percentile: 134900

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48310
  • 25th Percentile: 59410
  • Median: 70890
  • 75th Percentile: 85030
  • 90th Percentile: 99030

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35010
  • 25th Percentile: 47500
  • Median: 66720
  • 75th Percentile: 88420
  • 90th Percentile: 112590

Astronomers — Salary by Percentile

Astronomers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 96635
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32120
  • 25th Percentile: 38540
  • Median: 49030
  • 75th Percentile: 68340
  • 90th Percentile: 82560

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 64410
  • 25th Percentile: 81820
  • Median: 113510
  • 75th Percentile: 137390
  • 90th Percentile: 157390

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57420
  • 25th Percentile: 69830
  • Median: 91120
  • 75th Percentile: 111220
  • 90th Percentile: 132810

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45410
  • 25th Percentile: 60430
  • Median: 92500
  • 75th Percentile: 130370
  • 90th Percentile: 156600

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41700
  • 25th Percentile: 53360
  • Median: 69710
  • 75th Percentile: 93660
  • 90th Percentile: 115260

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51130
  • 25th Percentile: 59230
  • Median: 83420
  • 75th Percentile: 107600
  • 90th Percentile: 117900

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41640
  • 25th Percentile: 52810
  • Median: 58190
  • 75th Percentile: 68030
  • 90th Percentile: 84630

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52500
  • Median Salary 2007: 60530
  • Median Salary 2008: 58020
  • Median Salary 2009: 60190
  • Median Salary 2010: 71600
  • Total Employed 2006: 320
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 460

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76920
  • Median Salary 2007: 79670
  • Median Salary 2008: 78910
  • Median Salary 2009: 81400
  • Median Salary 2010: 80280
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55220
  • Median Salary 2007: 60180
  • Median Salary 2008: 53960
  • Median Salary 2009: 60170
  • Median Salary 2010: 50930
  • Total Employed 2006: 280
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 82440
  • Median Salary 2007: 88930
  • Median Salary 2008: 95930
  • Median Salary 2009: 96280
  • Median Salary 2010: 97550
  • Total Employed 2006: 1690
  • Total Employed 2007: 2540
  • Total Employed 2008: 3280
  • Total Employed 2009: 2920
  • Total Employed 2010: 2520

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69550
  • Median Salary 2007: 71090
  • Median Salary 2008: 73750
  • Median Salary 2009: 75540
  • Median Salary 2010: 78660
  • Total Employed 2006: 5710
  • Total Employed 2007: 6230
  • Total Employed 2008: 7030
  • Total Employed 2009: 6800
  • Total Employed 2010: 6360

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71550
  • Median Salary 2007: 75020
  • Median Salary 2008: 79480
  • Median Salary 2009: 76430
  • Median Salary 2010: 83420
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70740
  • Median Salary 2007: 87230
  • Median Salary 2008: 87140
  • Median Salary 2009: 92660
  • Median Salary 2010: 95310
  • Total Employed 2006: 1260
  • Total Employed 2007: 620
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 650

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60890
  • Median Salary 2007: 63130
  • Median Salary 2008: 64760
  • Median Salary 2009: 67100
  • Median Salary 2010: 70890
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 680
  • Total Employed 2008: 710
  • Total Employed 2009: 820
  • Total Employed 2010: 1040

Astronomers — Employment Trend

Astronomers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 92080
  • Median Salary 2007: 91850
  • Median Salary 2008: 92220
  • Median Salary 2009: 95320
  • Median Salary 2010: 96635
  • Total Employed 2006: 0
  • Total Employed 2007: 0
  • Total Employed 2008: 0
  • Total Employed 2009: 0
  • Total Employed 2010: 0

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52030
  • Median Salary 2007: 52980
  • Median Salary 2008: 54200
  • Median Salary 2009: 57760
  • Median Salary 2010: 58190
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40920
  • Median Salary 2007: 43130
  • Median Salary 2008: 46310
  • Median Salary 2009: 48600
  • Median Salary 2010: 49030
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 310
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 86050
  • Median Salary 2007: 105160
  • Median Salary 2008: 112490
  • Median Salary 2009: 115210
  • Median Salary 2010: 113510
  • Total Employed 2006: 830
  • Total Employed 2007: 570
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 480
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72430
  • Median Salary 2007: 75030
  • Median Salary 2008: 76370
  • Median Salary 2009: 87180
  • Median Salary 2010: 91120
  • Total Employed 2006: 430
  • Total Employed 2007: 410
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 490
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60200
  • Median Salary 2007: 66170
  • Median Salary 2008: 71990
  • Median Salary 2009: 74010
  • Median Salary 2010: 66720
  • Total Employed 2006: 1560
  • Total Employed 2007: 1740
  • Total Employed 2008: 1760
  • Total Employed 2009: 1660
  • Total Employed 2010: 1560

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79880
  • Median Salary 2007: 85850
  • Median Salary 2008: 92570
  • Median Salary 2009: 96530
  • Median Salary 2010: 92500
  • Total Employed 2006: 1420
  • Total Employed 2007: 1760
  • Total Employed 2008: 1900
  • Total Employed 2009: 1880
  • Total Employed 2010: 1830

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67740
  • Median Salary 2007: 65920
  • Median Salary 2008: 67600
  • Median Salary 2009: 68060
  • Median Salary 2010: 69710
  • Total Employed 2006: 1650
  • Total Employed 2007: 2600
  • Total Employed 2008: 2410
  • Total Employed 2009: 2310
  • Total Employed 2010: 2090

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56150
  • Median Salary 2007: 56030
  • Median Salary 2008: 57910
  • Median Salary 2009: 58980
  • Median Salary 2010: 59050
  • Total Employed 2006: 570
  • Total Employed 2007: 730
  • Total Employed 2008: 1030
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 77480
  • Median Salary 2007: 82320
  • Median Salary 2008: 84100
  • Median Salary 2009: 90100
  • Median Salary 2010: 98820
  • Total Employed 2006: 1020
  • Total Employed 2007: 1160
  • Total Employed 2008: 1260
  • Total Employed 2009: 1220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1100

Colorado vs National Science Employment

Colorado vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 2.927% (21070)

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1. Adams State College

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

Adams State College is located in Alamosa, CO. ASC offers three science programs. Students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in science by it. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado.

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2. The Colorado School of Mines

1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 273-3000

The Colorado School of Mines is in the suburbs of Golden, Colorado. CSM offers 14 science programs. Of those, it offers one science certificate to students, one bachelor's level degree in science, seven master's level degrees in science, and five science degrees at the doctorate level. 5,287 students seek degrees in 48 programs at CSM, overall. In terms of programs, CSM is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering science.

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3. The Western State College of Colorado

600 N Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231
(970) 943-0120

The Western State College of Colorado is in Gunnison, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers four programs in science. Western offers students four bachelor's level degrees in science. WSC is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado.

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4. Colorado State University - Pueblo

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

Colorado State University-Pueblo is 3.7 miles from the center of the city. It offers three science programs. Specifically, this school offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in science and one master's level science degree. It is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado.

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5. 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. The Air Force offers eight programs in science. The Air Force offers students eight bachelor's level science degrees. The Air Force is a public 4-year institution.

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6. Colorado College

14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Colorado Springs, CO. It offers eight science programs. It offers eight science degrees at the bachelor's level to students. Overall, 2,091 students seek degrees in 45 CCU programs. In terms of programs, this small school is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering science.

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7. Fort Lewis College

1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999
(970) 247-7010

Fort Lewis College is located in Durango, CO. Fort Lewis offers four science programs. This liberal arts college offers four degrees at the bachelor's level in science to students. This school is a public 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering science in terms of programs.

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8. Colorado Christian University

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

Colorado Christian University offers two science programs. CCU offers students two bachelor's level science degrees. This school is in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado. It is a 4-year institution.

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9. 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. DU offers 17 science programs. Out of those, students are offered ten bachelor's level degrees in science by this university, four degrees at the master's level in science, and three doctorate level science degrees. It is one of 7 research universities in Colorado.

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10. 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 located in Denver, CO. It offers six programs in science. This school offers students six bachelor's level science degrees.

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11. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is near the heart of downtown. This university offers 38 programs in science. More specifically, it offers students 11 degrees at the bachelor's level in science, 13 science degrees at the master's level, and 14 doctorate level science degrees. Overall, 30,155 students pursue degrees in 159 programs at CSU. In terms of programs, CSU is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering science.

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12. Metropolitan State College of Denver

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

Metropolitan State College of Denver is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers seven science programs. This university offers seven bachelor's level degrees in science to students. 23,948 students seek degrees in 52 programs at this university, overall.

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13. 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 29 programs in science. More specifically, it offers students eight degrees at the bachelor's level in science, eight degrees at the master's level in science, and 13 degrees at the doctorate level in science. CU is a public, 4-year, research institution. CU is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering science in terms of programs.

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14. The University of Colorado Denver

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

The University of Colorado Denver is near the heart of downtown. UC Denver offers 30 programs in science. Of those, UCD offers students four science degrees at the bachelor's level, seven science degrees at the master's level, and 19 degrees at the doctorate level in science. 24,108 students pursue degrees in 119 UC Denver programs, overall.

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15. Mesa State College

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

Mesa State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Grand Junction, CO. It offers three science programs. CMU offers three science degrees at the bachelor's level to students. This school is a public 4-year institution.

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16. The University of Northern Colorado

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

The University of Northern Colorado, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Greeley, CO. This university offers eight programs in science. More specifically, this university offers students four degrees at the bachelor's level in science, three degrees at the master's level in science, and one degree at the doctorate level in science. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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17. 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. UCCS offers four programs in science. Specifically, students are offered three science degrees at the bachelor's level by this medium-sized school and one science degree at the master's level. Overall, 9,745 students seek degrees in 47 programs at this school.