There are schools offering accounting degrees in Colorado!
Schools Offering Accounting Programs in Colorado
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The top-ranked school in Colorado with a accounting program is University of Denver, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, University of Denver graduated 103 students from its accounting program. Students at University of Denver paid $36,501 per year in tuition fees.
The second-ranked school in Colorado that has a accounting program is Regis University. Regis University, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. In 2010, Regis University graduated 155 students from its accounting program. The tuition rate at Regis University was $30,598 per year.
Fort Lewis College, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a accounting program. It is located in Durango. In 2010, Fort Lewis College graduated 32 students from its accounting programs. The tuition rate at Fort Lewis College was $4,924 per year.
Tuition at Colorado's accounting schools ranges from $36,501 per year to $1,650 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,971 per year. In 2010, the following Colorado accounting schools had the highest tuition rates:
- University of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $36,501 per year
- Regis University - located in Denver, students are charged $30,598 per year
- Johnson & Wales University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $24,429 per year
The accounting schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Colorado were:
- Colorado Mountain College - located in Glenwood Springs, students are charged $1,650 per year
- Aims Community College - located in Greeley, students are charged $2,068 per year
- Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year
An accounting degree from a Colorado school... what next?
The highest percentage of accounting graduates in Colorado pursue careers as an accountant. In 2010, there were 28,530 accountants working in Colorado. The Colorado counties with the largest populations of accountants are:
- Adams County - 19,140 accountants
- El Paso County - 2,340 accountants
- Boulder County - 2,030 accountants
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of accountants is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 33,750 accountants working in the Colorado then.
On average, accountants earn $70,420 per year. However, this number is only an average. accountants in Colorado had varying salaries from $29,100 to $123,060 per year in 2010. The counties in Colorado with the highest average salary for an accountant are:
- Eagle County - $75,180 per year
- Boulder County - $74,140 per year
- Adams County - $72,510 per year
The Colorado counties with the lowest average salary for accountants are:
- Chaffee County - $54,840 per year
- Alamosa County - $55,620 per year
- Pueblo County - $55,960 per year
For more data regarding a career in accounting in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic accounting or business administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Accounting in Colorado
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in Colorado
- Master's Degree in Accounting in Colorado
- Certificate in Accounting in Colorado
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Featured Online Schools
|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,020 miles from location||Colorado Technical University Online||Colorado Springs||CO||16.0328||100%||30,924|
|7,018 miles from location||University of Colorado Denver||Denver||CO||28.3942||41%||23,715|
|7,019 miles from location||Metropolitan State College of Denver||Denver||CO||19.9884||54%||22,837|
|7,019 miles from location||Front Range Community College||Westminster||CO||13.185||n/a||18,713|
|7,019 miles from location||Pikes Peak Community College||Colorado Springs||CO||12.8957||n/a||13,572|
|7,018 miles from location||University of Denver||Denver||CO||72.0669||20%||11,644|
|7,019 miles from location||Community College of Denver||Denver||CO||9.24406||n/a||10,918|
|7,020 miles from location||Regis University||Denver||CO||64.6884||24%||10,874|
|7,022 miles from location||Arapahoe Community College||Littleton||CO||10.5442||n/a||9,969|
|7,027 miles from location||Red Rocks Community College||Denver||CO||12.8922||n/a||9,143|
|7,214 miles from location||Mesa State College||Grand Junction||CO||19.6451||51%||7,042|
|7,016 miles from location||Pueblo Community College||Pueblo||CO||11.594||n/a||6,592|
|7,013 miles from location||Colorado State University-Pueblo||Pueblo||CO||19.9156||31%||6,443|
|7,009 miles from location||Community College of Aurora||Aurora||CO||10.8221||n/a||6,293|
|7,143 miles from location||Colorado Mountain College||Glenwood Springs||CO||16.5604||n/a||5,741|
|6,999 miles from location||Aims Community College||Greeley||CO||16.8194||n/a||5,510|
|7,203 miles from location||Fort Lewis College||Durango||CO||54.5894||43%||3,770|
|7,020 miles from location||Colorado Technical University||Colorado Springs||CO||16.9432||n/a||2,690|
|7,024 miles from location||Colorado Christian University||Denver||CO||26.2601||50%||2,511|
|7,014 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus||Littleton||CO||9.20591||n/a||2,263|
|7,135 miles from location||Western State College of Colorado||Gunnison||CO||53.1079||30%||2,237|
|7,019 miles from location||Emily Griffith Opportunity School||Denver||CO||29.376||n/a||2,230|
|7,017 miles from location||DeVry University-Colorado||Denver||CO||20.4803||92%||1,602|
|7,014 miles from location||Johnson & Wales University-Denver||Denver||CO||23.8219||21%||1,461|
|7,212 miles from location||Colorado Northwestern Community College||Rangely||CO||17.2141||n/a||1,375|
|6,910 miles from location||Lamar Community College||Lamar||CO||14.7336||n/a||1,080|
|7,014 miles from location||Colorado Technical University||Englewood||CO||25.801||n/a||1,079|
|7,017 miles from location||Everest College-Thornton||Denver||CO||19.1169||88%||1,021|
|7,016 miles from location||Everest College-Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs||CO||25.5281||100%||790|
|7,212 miles from location||Intellitec College-Grand Junction||Grand Junction||CO||24.227||n/a||729|
|7,010 miles from location||Everest College-Aurora||Aurora||CO||22.6608||92%||704|
|7,016 miles from location||College America-Denver||Denver||CO||15.6574||n/a||681|
|7,017 miles from location||College America-Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs||CO||16.5612||n/a||675|
|7,019 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus||Colorado Springs||CO||9.83519||n/a||544|
|7,014 miles from location||College America-Fort Collins||Fort Collins||CO||18.3661||n/a||439|
|7,016 miles from location||National American University-Denver||Denver||CO||10.038||n/a||362|
|7,017 miles from location||National American University-Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs||CO||1.37516||n/a||343|
|7,014 miles from location||Institute of Business and Medical Careers||Fort Collins||CO||27.727||n/a||293|
Curious what studying Accounting gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Colorado
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks +||31,420||$35,210||-0.8%|
|Accountants and Auditors +||28,530||$70,420||27.4%|
|Billing and Posting Clerks +||5,590||$35,010||-30.6%|
|Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks +||2,630||$38,370||-12.9%|
|Budget Analysts +||1,230||$73,180||50.0%|
|Tax Preparers +||590||$42,090||13.5%|
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