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Schools Offering Health Information Programs in Colorado


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Colorado students graduate with degrees in health information. Thus, Colorado's 6 health information schools put out approximately 47 health information technicians each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado that has a health information program is DeVry University-Colorado. DeVry University-Colorado, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. 1 students graduated with a degree in health information from DeVry University-Colorado in 2010. Tuition at DeVry University-Colorado was $14,826 per year.

The second-ranked school in Colorado that has a health information program is Arapahoe Community College. Arapahoe Community College, which was ranked 89th in the country in 2010, is located in Littleton. 43 students graduated with degree in health information from Arapahoe Community College in 2010. Arapahoe Community College charged in-state students $2,492 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a health information program is National American University-Denver, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 90th nationwide. 0 students graduated with degree in health information from National American University-Denver in 2010. National American University-Denver charged in-state students $12,160 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Health information schools in Colorado, charge students an average tuition of $10,086 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,826 per year, or as little as $2,492 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado health information schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. DeVry University-Colorado - located in Denver, students are charged $14,826 per year
  2. National American University-Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $12,160 per year
  3. National American University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $12,160 per year

The following Colorado health information schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $8,760 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus - located in Littleton, students are charged $10,120 per year

A health information degree from a Colorado school... what next?

A large number of Colorado health information graduates become health information technicians. Colorado had 2,780 health information technicians in 2010. The largest populations of Colorado health information technicians are working in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 1,440 health information technicians
  2. El Paso County - 440 health information technicians
  3. Larimer County - 160 health information technicians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Colorado will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,670 health information technicians working in Colorado.

Salary

On average, health information technicians earn $38,530 per year. In 2010, however, some Colorado health information technicians earned as little as less than $18,990 per year or as much as more than $63,260 per year. The counties in Colorado with the highest average salary for a health information technician are:

  1. Eagle County - $42,090 per year
  2. Adams County - $40,680 per year
  3. Weld County - $38,740 per year

A health information technician in the following counties in Colorado make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Alamosa County - $28,450 per year
  2. Pueblo County - $33,540 per year
  3. Mesa County - $34,830 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in health information and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as health science or medical coding.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Health Information in Colorado
  • Certificate in Health Information in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,022 miles from location Arapahoe Community College Littleton CO 10.5442 n/a 9,969
7,014 miles from location University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus Littleton CO 9.20591 n/a 2,263
7,017 miles from location DeVry University-Colorado Denver CO 20.4803 92% 1,602
7,019 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus Colorado Springs CO 9.83519 n/a 544
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
 

Curious what studying Health Information gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,780 $38,530 -2.8%
 

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