Computer Engineering in Colorado

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Schools Offering Computer Engineering Programs in Colorado


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Colorado receive computer engineering degrees every year. Thus, Colorado's 10 computer engineering schools put out approximately 170 computer engineers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado with a computer engineering program is United States Air Force Academy, which is located in U S A F Academy. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. 7 students graduated with a degree in computer engineering from United States Air Force Academy in 2010.

University of Denver, which is located in Denver, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a computer engineering program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 13 students graduated with degree in computer engineering from University of Denver in 2010. Tuition at University of Denver was $36,501 per year.

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, which is located in Colorado Springs, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a computer engineering program. It received a ranking of 41st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 8 students graduated from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs computer engineering program. The tuition rate at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was $6,029 per year.

Cost

Computer engineering schools in Colorado, charge students an average tuition of $10,833 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $36,501 per year, or as little as $2,492 per year. In 2010, the following Colorado computer engineering schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $36,501 per year
  2. DeVry University-Colorado - located in Denver, students are charged $14,826 per year
  3. Colorado Technical University Online - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $11,660 per year

The following Colorado computer engineering schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year
  2. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $6,029 per year
  3. Colorado State University - located in Fort Collins, students are charged $6,985 per year

A computer engineering degree from a Colorado school... what next?

Most people who graduate from computer engineering school in Colorado go on to work as a computer engineer. If you decide to work as a computer engineer in Colorado, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,460 Colorado computer engineers as of 2010. The Colorado counties with the largest populations of computer engineers are:

  1. Larimer County - 700 computer engineers
  2. Boulder County - 690 computer engineers
  3. Adams County - 520 computer engineers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of computer engineers in the state of Colorado will shrink to 3,690. This would require a -8% decline in the profession.

Salary

On average, computer engineers earn $106,180 per year. But, salaries for computer engineers can vary. In 2010, computer engineers made as little as less than $50,280 per year or as much as more than $154,280 per year in Colorado. The following counties in Colorado have the highest average salaries for computer engineers:

  1. Boulder County - $120,620 per year
  2. Larimer County - $107,360 per year
  3. El Paso County - $98,480 per year

The Colorado counties with the lowest average salary for computer engineers are:

  1. Adams County - $93,420 per year
  2. El Paso County - $98,480 per year
  3. Larimer County - $107,360 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in computer engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as software engineering or electrical engineering.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Computer Engineering in Colorado
  • Certificate in Computer Engineering in Colorado

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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
7,030 miles from location University of Colorado Boulder Boulder CO 39.1022 34% 33,010
7,020 miles from location Colorado Technical University Online Colorado Springs CO 16.0328 100% 30,924
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University Fort Collins CO 38.2925 39% 28,902
7,018 miles from location University of Denver Denver CO 72.0669 20% 11,644
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
7,021 miles from location United States Air Force Academy U S A F Academy CO 78.6849 81% 4,620
7,020 miles from location Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs CO 16.9432 n/a 2,690
7,017 miles from location DeVry University-Colorado Denver CO 20.4803 92% 1,602
7,014 miles from location Colorado Technical University Englewood CO 25.801 n/a 1,079
 

Curious what studying Computer Engineering 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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Computer Hardware Engineers + 2,460 $106,180 -14.3%
 

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