Language in Colorado

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in language. In other words, every year an estimated 548 language professionals graduate from Colorado's 17 language schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado with a language program is Colorado College, which is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 22nd nationwide. In 2010, 18 students graduated from Colorado College's language program. Colorado College charged in-state students $38,898 in tuition fees per year.

University of Denver, which is located in Denver, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a language program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 22 students graduated from University of Denver language program. The tuition rate at University of Denver was $36,501 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado that has a language program is Regis University. Regis University, which was ranked 35th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Regis University language program. Tuition at Regis University was $30,598 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Colorado language school, average tuition will be $10,599 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,625 per year to $38,898 per year. In 2010, the language 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 language schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Front Range Community College - located in Westminster, students are charged $2,625 per year
  2. Community College of Aurora - located in Aurora, students are charged $3,064 per year
  3. Pikes Peak Community College - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $3,134 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Colorado language professionals:

  1. Adams County - 2,390 language professionals
  2. El Paso County - 620 language professionals
  3. Boulder County - 450 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of language professionals in the state of Colorado will grow to 4,040. This would require a 15% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, language professionals earn $65,377 per year. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $23,360 per year or as much as more than $127,460 per year in Colorado. Language professionals in the following Colorado counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Pueblo County - $86,090 per year
  2. Eagle County - $82,570 per year
  3. Alamosa County - $75,600 per year

On average, language professionals earn the least in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Larimer County - $54,735 per year
  2. Weld County - $62,695 per year
  3. Boulder County - $63,815 per year

On average, the highest paid language professionals in Colorado were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $80,120 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $58,570 per year
  3. English As A Second Language Instructor - $57,440 per year

The language professionals with lowest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Sign Language Interpreter - $58,570 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $57,440 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in language. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Language in Colorado
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Language in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Colorado
  • Certificate in Language 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
7,030 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
7,020 miles from location Regis University Denver CO 64.6884 24% 10,874
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
7,013 miles from location Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo CO 19.9156 31% 6,443
7,009 miles from location Community College of Aurora Aurora CO 10.8221 n/a 6,293
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
7,135 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
 

Curious what studying Language 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
Speech-Language Pathologists + 2,550 $80,120 50.0%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,240 $57,440 59.0%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 1,220 $58,570 17.3%
 

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