Art in Colorado

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Schools Offering Art Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.9% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in art. In other words, every year an estimated 1,354 artists graduate from Colorado's 29 art schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado with a art program is Colorado College, which is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 22nd nationwide. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Colorado College's art program. Students at Colorado College paid $38,898 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a art program is University of Denver, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, 45 students graduated from University of Denver art program. Tuition at University of Denver was $36,501 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a art program is Regis University, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Regis University art program. Students at Regis University paid $30,598 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Colorado's art schools ranges from $38,898 per year to $1,650 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,306 per year. In 2010, the art schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. Colorado College - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $38,898 per year
  2. University of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $36,501 per year
  3. Regis University - located in Denver, students are charged $30,598 per year

The following Colorado art schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Colorado Mountain College - located in Glenwood Springs, students are charged $1,650 per year
  2. Pickens Technical College - located in Aurora, students are charged $2,226 per year
  3. Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year

An art degree from a Colorado school... what next?

Most people who graduate from art school in Colorado go on to work as an artist. If you decide to work as an artist in Colorado, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 100 Colorado artists as of 2010. The largest populations of Colorado artists are working in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 30 artists

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of artists in the state of Colorado will grow to 390. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.

Salary

An artist in Colorado earns $49,250 per year on average.

More Information

For more data regarding a career in art in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as animation or art, 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 Art in Colorado
  • Bachelor's Degree in Art in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Art in Colorado
  • Certificate in Art in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Colorado Boulder Boulder CO 39.1022 34% 33,010
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University Fort Collins CO 38.2925 39% 28,902
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
6,995 miles from location University of Northern Colorado Greeley CO 61.9484 42% 12,711
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
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo CO 19.9156 31% 6,443
7,143 miles from location Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs CO 16.5604 n/a 5,741
7,203 miles from location Fort Lewis College Durango CO 54.5894 43% 3,770
7,092 miles from location Adams State College Alamosa CO 50.8968 42% 3,121
7,020 miles from location Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs CO 16.9432 n/a 2,690
7,018 miles from location The Art Institute of Colorado Denver CO 25.0746 95% 2,320
7,135 miles from location Western State College of Colorado Gunnison CO 53.1079 30% 2,237
7,020 miles from location Colorado College Colorado Springs CO 77.852 33% 2,032
7,022 miles from location Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad CO 21.1619 n/a 1,812
7,008 miles from location Pickens Technical College Aurora CO 25.924 n/a 1,362
7,014 miles from location Colorado Technical University Englewood CO 25.801 n/a 1,079
7,030 miles from location Naropa University Boulder CO 22.8946 39% 1,073
7,017 miles from location Westwood College-Denver North Denver CO 17.2901 n/a 829
7,016 miles from location College America-Denver Denver CO 15.6574 n/a 681
7,023 miles from location Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Denver CO 61.4626 100% 586
7,022 miles from location Westwood College-Denver South Denver CO 8.56323 n/a 445
 

Curious what studying Art 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)
1
Artists and Related Workers, All Other + 280 $43,830 366.7%
2
Multimedia Artists and Animators + 190 $54,270 -32.1%
3
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators + 100 $49,250 -41.2%
4
Craft Artists + 90 $36,890 -43.8%
 

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