MSN in Colorado

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There are schools offering MSN programs in Colorado!

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 68 nurse practitioners graduate from Colorado's 2 MSN schools.

Top Schools

University of Colorado Denver, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a MSN program. It is located in Denver. 60 students graduated with a degree in MSN from University of Colorado Denver in 2010. University of Colorado Denver charged in-state students $7,214 in tuition fees per year.

University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus, which was ranked 91st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a MSN program. It is located in Littleton. In 2010, University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus graduated 8 students from its MSN program. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus charged in-state students $10,120 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Colorado's MSN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,667 per year, though tuition can range from $10,120 per year to $7,214 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus - located in Littleton, students are charged $10,120 per year
  2. University of Colorado Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $7,214 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Colorado MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Colorado Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $7,214 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus - located in Littleton, students are charged $10,120 per year

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

A large number of Colorado MSN graduates become nurse practitioners. Colorado had 550 nurse practitioners in 2010. The Colorado counties with the largest populations of nurse practitioners are:

  1. Adams County - 280 nurse practitioners
  2. Larimer County - 40 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in Colorado will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 920 nurse practitioners working in Colorado.

Salary

On average, a nurse practitioner earns a salary of $82,550 per year in Colorado state. In 2010, however, some Colorado nurse practitioners earned as little as less than $32,880 per year or as much as more than $136,830 per year. The counties in Colorado with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

  1. Larimer County - $77,380 per year
  2. Adams County - $71,920 per year

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

  1. Adams County - $71,920 per year
  2. Larimer County - $77,380 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as RN to BSN or RN.

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

  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree 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
7,018 miles from location University of Colorado Denver Denver CO 28.3942 41% 23,715
7,014 miles from location University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus Littleton CO 9.20591 n/a 2,263
 

Curious what studying MSN 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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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 550 $82,550 -54.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are MSN related jobs in Colorado