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Special Education Schools in Colorado

There are six Colorado schools offering special education programs. In 2010, 221 students graduated from programs at Colorado special education schools. 151 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 68 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 219 students graduate from special education programs in Colorado per year. Specifically, 68 students graduated with a bachelor's level special education degree, 151 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Six special education schools are located in this state. And of these, while one school is private, five schools are public. While tuition at a public special education school varies from $4,093 to $7,214, private special education school tuition is $10,120.

Average tuition for special education programs is $6,513. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,093 every year, is at Metropolitan State College of Denver, while the highest tuition for programs in special education, which is $10,120 each year, is at the University of Phoenix-Colorado.

Special education schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 219 students graduate from special education programs in Colorado per year. Specifically, 68 students graduated with a bachelor's level special education degree, 151 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 31
  • Bachelor 2007: 44
  • Bachelor 2008: 41
  • Bachelor 2009: 37
  • Bachelor 2010: 68
  • Master 2006: 236
  • Master 2007: 169
  • Master 2008: 172
  • Master 2009: 144
  • Master 2010: 151
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Special Education Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of eight programs in special education. Of these programs, 62.5% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Special Education Program Availability in Colorado

  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35570
  • 25th Percentile: 41440
  • Median: 50690
  • 75th Percentile: 63080
  • 90th Percentile: 72510

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35640
  • 25th Percentile: 42160
  • Median: 52460
  • 75th Percentile: 65090
  • 90th Percentile: 74680

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34660
  • 25th Percentile: 40690
  • Median: 50220
  • 75th Percentile: 62360
  • 90th Percentile: 73440

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45470
  • Median Salary 2007: 47050
  • Median Salary 2008: 49040
  • Median Salary 2009: 49380
  • Median Salary 2010: 50690
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 1280
  • Total Employed 2008: 1290
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 1610

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46670
  • Median Salary 2007: 48010
  • Median Salary 2008: 50780
  • Median Salary 2009: 51000
  • Median Salary 2010: 52460
  • Total Employed 2006: 1510
  • Total Employed 2007: 1630
  • Total Employed 2008: 1580
  • Total Employed 2009: 1710
  • Total Employed 2010: 1910

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46970
  • Median Salary 2007: 47370
  • Median Salary 2008: 49430
  • Median Salary 2009: 49050
  • Median Salary 2010: 50220
  • Total Employed 2006: 2700
  • Total Employed 2007: 2820
  • Total Employed 2008: 2840
  • Total Employed 2009: 3240
  • Total Employed 2010: 3260

Colorado vs National Special Education Employment

Colorado vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.446% (6780)

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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 special education program and UOPX is located in Lone Tree, Colorado, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering special education programs.

2. Adams State College

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

Adams State College is located in Alamosa, CO and it offers one special education program. This liberal arts college is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Colorado. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in special education.

3. Metropolitan State College of Denver

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

Metropolitan State College of Denver offers one special education program and it is near the heart of downtown. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks first in the state of Colorado.

4. 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 and it offers one special education program. UC Denver is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering special education in terms of programs.

5. The University of Northern Colorado

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

The University of Northern Colorado, which is near the center of the city, is located in Greeley, CO. This university offers three special education programs. Out of those, UNC offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree in special education, and one degree at the doctorate level in special education. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Northern Colorado is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering special education.

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 4.1 miles from the center of the city and UCCS offers one program in special education. It is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering special education in terms of programs.