Nurse Practitioner in Colorado

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Colorado


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Colorado receive nurse practitioning degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 68 nurse practitioners graduate from Colorado's 3 nurse practitioner schools.

Top Schools

Regis University, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Denver. In 2010, Regis University graduated no students from its nurse practitioner program. Regis University charged in-state students $30,598 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a nurse practitioner program is University of Colorado Denver, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 72nd nationwide. 60 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from University of Colorado Denver in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Colorado Denver was $7,214 per year.

University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Littleton. 8 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus was $10,120 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Colorado's nurse practitioner schools ranges from $30,598 per year to $7,214 per year. But, the average tuition is $15,977 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Regis University - located in Denver, students are charged $30,598 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus - located in Littleton, students are charged $10,120 per year
  3. University of Colorado Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $7,214 per year

The nurse practitioner schools in Colorado that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  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
  3. Regis University - located in Denver, students are charged $30,598 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Colorado school... what next?

A large number of Colorado nurse practitioner graduates become nurse practitioners. 550 nurse practitioners were working in Colorado in 2010. The largest populations of Colorado nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:

  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, nurse practitioners earn $82,550 per year. However, Colorado nurse practitioners earned anywhere in the range from as less than $32,880 per year to more than $136,830 per year in 2010. A nurse practitioner in the following Colorado counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  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

For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Nurse Practitioning 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
7,020 miles from location Regis University Denver CO 64.6884 24% 10,874
7,014 miles from location University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus Littleton CO 9.20591 n/a 2,263
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner 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!

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