BSN in Colorado

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 1.7% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in nursing. That means an estimated 2,611 nurses graduate from Colorado's 28 BSN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado that has a BSN program is Regis University. Regis University, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. 685 students graduated with a degree in BSN from Regis University in 2010. Tuition at Regis University was $30,598 per year.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a BSN program is University of Northern Colorado, which is located in Greeley. In 2010, it was ranked 38th nationwide. 133 students graduated with degree in BSN from University of Northern Colorado in 2010. Tuition at University of Northern Colorado was $5,997 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a BSN program is University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, which is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 41st nationwide. In 2010, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs graduated 144 students from its BSN programs. Students at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs paid $6,029 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Colorado's BSN schools ranges from $30,598 per year to $1,650 per year. But, the average tuition is $7,458 per year. In 2010, the BSN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. Regis University - located in Denver, students are charged $30,598 per year
  2. Colorado Christian University - located in Denver, students are charged $22,040 per year
  3. Platt College - located in Aurora, students are charged $20,490 per year

The following Colorado BSN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Colorado Mountain College - located in Glenwood Springs, students are charged $1,650 per year
  2. Aims Community College - located in Greeley, students are charged $2,068 per year
  3. Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year

A BSN degree from a Colorado school... what next?

The largest populations of Colorado nurse are working in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 22,170 nurses
  2. El Paso County - 4,980 nurses
  3. Larimer County - 3,130 nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurses in Colorado will grow by 29%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 53,130 nurses working in Colorado.

Salary

On average, nurses earn $67,280 per year. However, this number is only an average. Nurse in Colorado had varying salaries from $40,280 to $95,840 per year in 2010. The counties in Colorado with the highest average salary for nurses are:

  1. Eagle County - $70,700 per year
  2. Adams County - $70,130 per year
  3. Boulder County - $67,990 per year

The following counties in Colorado have the lowest average salaries for nurse:

  1. Alamosa County - $56,800 per year
  2. Archuleta County - $58,470 per year
  3. Chaffee County - $60,380 per year

The nurses with highest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $67,280 per year

On average, the lowest paid nurses in Colorado were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $67,280 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN, 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 Nursing in Colorado
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Colorado
  • Certificate in Nursing in Colorado

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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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
6,995 miles from location University of Northern Colorado Greeley CO 61.9484 42% 12,711
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
7,018 miles from location University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs CO 59.1501 37% 9,733
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
7,143 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
7,092 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
7,024 miles from location Colorado Christian University Denver CO 26.2601 50% 2,511
6,915 miles from location Northeastern Junior College Sterling CO 18.6572 n/a 2,497
7,014 miles from location University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus Littleton CO 9.20591 n/a 2,263
0 miles from location Morgan Community College Fort Morgan CO 17.5808 n/a 1,918
7,022 miles from location Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad CO 21.1619 n/a 1,812
6,961 miles from location Otero Junior College La Junta CO 19.2583 n/a 1,660
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
7,018 miles from location Denver School of Nursing Denver CO n/a n/a 408
7,016 miles from location National American University-Denver Denver CO 10.038 n/a 362
7,012 miles from location Platt College Aurora CO 16.6389 100% 180
 

Curious what studying BSN 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)
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Registered Nurses + 41,960 $67,280 27.0%
 

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