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Visual Communications Schools in Colorado

There are eight schools in the state of Colorado offering visual communications programs. 175 students graduated with degrees from Colorado visual communications schools in 2010. 73 of all these students graduated with certificates and 52 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

240 students graduate from visual communications programs in Colorado, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of visual communications students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 73 students graduated with certificates in visual communications, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, and 52 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Eight visual communications schools are in this southwestern state. And of these, while three schools are public, five schools are private. Tuition at a private visual communications school varies from $10,665 to $20,490.

Average tuition for programs in visual communications is $14,205. The highest tuition for visual communications programs, which is $20,490 each year, is at the Art Institute of Colorado-Colorado, while the lowest tuition in Colorado is at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

Visual communications schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No visual communications students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees.

Visual Communications Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

240 students graduate from visual communications programs in Colorado, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of visual communications students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 73 students graduated with certificates in visual communications, 50 with a degree at the associate's level, and 52 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Visual Communications Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 60
  • Certificate 2008: 36
  • Certificate 2009: 38
  • Certificate 2010: 73
  • Associate 2006: 85
  • Associate 2007: 175
  • Associate 2008: 158
  • Associate 2009: 58
  • Associate 2010: 50
  • Bachelor 2006: 53
  • Bachelor 2007: 94
  • Bachelor 2008: 111
  • Bachelor 2009: 60
  • Bachelor 2010: 52

Visual Communications Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of 13 visual communications programs. Of these programs, around 38.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Visual Communications Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 5

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

Film and Video Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25040
  • 25th Percentile: 35180
  • Median: 47700
  • 75th Percentile: 63320
  • 90th Percentile: 82790

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36370
  • 25th Percentile: 41780
  • Median: 51510
  • 75th Percentile: 63630
  • 90th Percentile: 74500

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17400
  • 25th Percentile: 23370
  • Median: 37330
  • 75th Percentile: 53470
  • 90th Percentile: 94860

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

Graphic Designers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25390
  • 25th Percentile: 31550
  • Median: 41240
  • 75th Percentile: 54330
  • 90th Percentile: 67760

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45250
  • Median Salary 2007: 46700
  • Median Salary 2008: 48480
  • Median Salary 2009: 50370
  • Median Salary 2010: 51510
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 310
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 190

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

Film and Video Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42570
  • Median Salary 2007: 55530
  • Median Salary 2008: 57130
  • Median Salary 2009: 55230
  • Median Salary 2010: 47700
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 320
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25710
  • Median Salary 2007: 15240
  • Median Salary 2008: 39310
  • Median Salary 2009: 37940
  • Median Salary 2010: 37330
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 220
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

Graphic Designers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37310
  • Median Salary 2007: 39650
  • Median Salary 2008: 41510
  • Median Salary 2009: 42570
  • Median Salary 2010: 41240
  • Total Employed 2006: 2980
  • Total Employed 2007: 3340
  • Total Employed 2008: 3300
  • Total Employed 2009: 3610
  • Total Employed 2010: 3800

Colorado vs National Visual Communications Employment

Colorado vs National Visual Communications Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.755% (4370)

Visual Communications Schools in Colorado

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1. The Art Institute of Colorado - Colorado

1200 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203-2983
(303) 837-0825

The Art Institute of Colorado-Colorado offers three visual communications programs. Of those, this college offers students one visual communications certificate, one associate's level visual communications degree, and one bachelor's level visual communications degree. It is in the center of Denver. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, AI- Colorado ranks fourth in the state of Colorado.

2. Platt College - Aurora

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

Platt College-Aurora is 4.9 miles from the center of the city. It offers two visual communications programs. More specifically, it offers one associate's level degree in visual communications to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in visual communications. Overall, 186 students seek degrees in three Platt programs. This very small school ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.

3. Pickens Technical College

500 Airport Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011-9307
(303) 344-4910x27734

Pickens Technical College, which is very close to Aurora, Colorado, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in visual communications. Overall, 1,195 students seek degrees in 27 programs at this school. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering visual communications.

4. ITT Technical Institute - Aurora

12500 E Iliff Ave Ste 100
Aurora, CO 80014
(303) 695-6317

ITT Technical Institute-Aurora is a for-profit 4-year institution. ITT Tech, which is near the center of the city, is located in Aurora, CO. It is one of several campuses. ITT Tech offers students six degrees at the associates level and three bachelors level degrees. In 2010, 263 students pursued degrees from the eight programs at this school. This technical college offers subjects such as information systems and criminal justice. This technical college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. This school is one of 3 technical colleges in Colorado.

5. ITT Technical Institute - Thornton

500 E 84th Ave Suite B12
Thornton, CO 80229-5338
(303) 288-4488

ITT Technical Institute-Thornton is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as game development and law enforcement. ITT offers students nine degrees at the associates level and six bachelors level degrees. 568 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at this technical college in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it. This school is one of 3 technical colleges in Colorado.

6. Colorado Mountain College

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

Colorado Mountain College is in town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado and this school offers one visual communications program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Colorado.

7. 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 located in Greeley, CO. This college offers two programs in visual communications. More specifically, this college offers one certificate in visual communications to students and one associate's level visual communications degree. Overall, 5,340 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this community college. This medium-sized college is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering visual communications programs.

8. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

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

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is 4.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two visual communications programs. Of those, it offers students one visual communications degree at the associate's level and one visual communications degree at the bachelor's level. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Colorado.