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So you're from Greeley, CO?

Fortunately for you, Greeley, CO offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Greeley College and University Demographics

Greeley's 4 colleges and universities offer a total of 126 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from parks, recreation and leisure facilities management, general to anthropology to engineering technology, general.

The top-ranked school in Greeley is University of Northern Colorado, with a student population of 12,711. In 2010, University of Northern Colorado was ranked 38th in the nation. Amongst students at University of Northern Colorado, the most popular area of study is Business.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Greeley schools is $2,016 per year. In Greeley, tuition rates can vary from $5,997 per year to $2,068 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is University of Northern Colorado, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Aims Community College.

Financial Aid

An estimated $40,312,767 in financial aid was received by students at Greeley colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $38,571,131 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $18,744,765, which was given by University of Northern Colorado.

Greeley Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 18,280 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Greeley. This is 5% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Colorado. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Greeley was University of Northern Colorado, with 12,711 students. Academy of Natural Therapy, with only 13 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Greeley.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 36% of students who enroll as first year students at Greeley schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Greeley schools is approximately 56%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture has a graduation rate of 77%, while Aims Community College has a graduation rate of 37%.

Diversity

Greeley schools have a student population that is approximately 62% female. The ratio of Greeley students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 74 to 100. In 2009, 27 in 100 college students in Greeley identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture had the highest percentage of diverse students in Greeley, with 63% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Greeley Faculty Demographics

Greeley schools had 1,608 faculty members in 2010. Of these faculty members, 64% were female. 44% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

Greeley schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 14 in 2009. The Salon Professional Academy had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Greeley.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,970 $26,660 $25,000 -21.8%
2
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,970 $30,520 $32,000 185.5%
3
General and Operations Managers 1,430 $94,120 $113,100 19.2%
4
Registered Nurses 1,330 $64,070 $67,720
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,090 $45,890 $54,330 -0.9%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 980 $33,920 $35,340 -7.5%
7
Construction Laborers 980 $32,220 $33,590 -27.9%
8
Accountants and Auditors 730 $59,080 $68,960 28.1%
9
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 730 $24,620 $25,140 -12.0%
10
Office Clerks, General 640 $26,590 $28,240 -73.4%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 630 $60,240 $62,260 8.6%
12
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 630 $45,090 $54,880 28.6%
13
Cooks, Restaurant 590 $22,470 $23,260 13.5%
14
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 580 $47,390 $45,860 -30.1%
15
Electricians 510 n/a $51,810 18.6%
16
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 510 $39,190 $39,890 -12.1%
17
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 510 $53,250 $50,770 -10.5%
18
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 420 $41,510 $38,200 -8.7%
19
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 420 $57,090 $55,620 20.0%
20
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 400 $45,630 $50,360
21
Home Health Aides 390 $23,240 $21,760
22
Medical Secretaries 330 $32,010 $31,820
23
Carpenters 310 $35,140 $43,890 -43.6%
24
Medical Assistants 310 $28,460 $29,760 19.2%
25
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 300 $30,090 $29,200 57.9%
26
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 250 $20,330 $26,510 38.9%
27
Security Guards 250 $22,770 $26,870 -28.6%
28
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 250 $40,760 $41,360 31.6%
29
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 200 $43,450 $43,850
30
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 200 $39,130 $42,250 11.1%
31
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 190 $41,400 $51,550 90.0%
32
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 190 $79,360 $89,990 26.7%
33
Dental Hygienists 180 $75,540 $68,680
34
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 180 $24,700 $24,180
35
Cost Estimators 180 $56,240 $62,060 50.0%
36
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 180 $36,140 $35,920 -35.7%
37
Billing and Posting Clerks 160 $33,250 $33,270 -33.3%
38
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 160 $28,590 $31,790
39
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 160 $44,170 $55,970 77.8%
40
Lawyers 160 $89,460 $129,440 60.0%
41
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 160 n/a $95,130 100.0%
42
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 150 n/a $33,300
43
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 150 $37,790 $36,170 25.0%
44
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 150 $21,640 $22,070
45
Managers, All Other 150 $86,790 $102,160 -6.3%
46
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 150 $57,710 $60,160 36.4%
47
Dental Assistants 140 $38,390 $34,140
48
Civil Engineers 130 $76,460 $82,280 18.2%
49
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 130 $50,550 $55,220 8.3%
50
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 120 $27,700 $31,030