Political Science in Colorado

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Schools Offering Political Science Programs in Colorado


Each year, roughly 0.5% of Colorado students graduate with degrees in political science. Thus, Colorado's 15 political science schools put out approximately 743 political scientists each year.

Top Schools

United States Air Force Academy, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a political science program. It is located in U S A F Academy. 56 students graduated with a degree in political science from United States Air Force Academy in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a political science program is Colorado College, which is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 22nd nationwide. In 2010, 34 students graduated from Colorado College political science program. Colorado College charged in-state students $38,898 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado that has a political science program is University of Denver. University of Denver, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. In 2010, 27 students graduated from University of Denver political science program. Students at University of Denver paid $36,501 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Colorado political science school, average tuition will be $11,424 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,093 per year to $38,898 per year. In 2010, the following Colorado political science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 political science schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. Metropolitan State College of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $4,093 per year
  2. Western State College of Colorado - located in Gunnison, students are charged $4,775 per year
  3. Fort Lewis College - located in Durango, students are charged $4,924 per year

A political science degree from a Colorado school... what next?

A large number of Colorado political science graduates become political scientists. In 2010, there were 70 political scientists working in Colorado. In Colorado, the largest numbers of political scientists work in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 60 political scientists

Salary

A political scientist in Colorado earns $66,310 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Colorado political scientists earned as little as less than $37,150 per year or as much as more than $96,440 per year. A political scientist in the following Colorado counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $64,920 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in political science. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as international business or communications.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Political Science in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Political Science in Colorado

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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
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
7,021 miles from location United States Air Force Academy U S A F Academy CO 78.6849 81% 4,620
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 Political Science 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
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 250 $80,040 -19.4%
2
Political Scientists + 70 $66,310
 

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