Psychology in Colorado

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Colorado


Approximately 1.8% of graduates in of Colorado receive psychology degrees every year. That means an estimated 2,657 psychology professionals graduate from Colorado's 23 psychology schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado that has a psychology program is United States Air Force Academy. United States Air Force Academy, which was ranked 21st in the country in 2010, is located in U S A F Academy. In 2010, 67 students graduated from United States Air Force Academy's psychology program.

The second-ranked school in Colorado that has a psychology program is Colorado College. Colorado College, which was ranked 22nd in the country in 2010, is located in Colorado Springs. 21 students graduated with degree in psychology from Colorado College in 2010. Colorado College charged in-state students $38,898 in tuition fees per year.

University of Denver, which is located in Denver, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a psychology program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 226 students graduated from University of Denver psychology program. Students at University of Denver paid $36,501 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Colorado's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,767 per year, though tuition can range from $38,898 per year to $4,093 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 psychology schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  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 psychology degree from a Colorado school... what next?

The Colorado counties with the largest populations of psychology professional are:

  1. Adams County - 1,470 psychology professionals
  2. El Paso County - 350 psychology professionals
  3. Boulder County - 210 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 4,000 psychology professionals will be working in Colorado state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to grow by 15%.

Salary

On average, psychology professionals earn a salary of $78,285 per year in Colorado state. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $18,070 per year or as much as more than $129,690 per year in Colorado. On average psychology professional earn the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Boulder County - $98,720 per year
  2. Pueblo County - $88,780 per year
  3. Adams County - $83,765 per year

Psychology professionals in the following counties in Colorado make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Archuleta County - $60,190 per year
  2. Eagle County - $74,440 per year
  3. Larimer County - $76,820 per year

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

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $88,930 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $67,640 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Clinical Psychologist - $88,930 per year
  2. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $67,640 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology 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
7,031 miles from location Colorado School of Mines Golden CO 32.3305 20% 5,124
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
7,024 miles from location Colorado Christian University Denver CO 26.2601 50% 2,511
7,014 miles from location University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus Littleton CO 9.20591 n/a 2,263
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
7,030 miles from location Naropa University Boulder CO 22.8946 39% 1,073
7,022 miles from location Denver Seminary Littleton CO 0.110562 n/a 925
7,020 miles from location University of the Rockies Colorado Springs CO 0.100641 n/a 842
7,019 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus Colorado Springs CO 9.83519 n/a 544
7,018 miles from location Argosy University-Denver Denver CO 1.90246 n/a 397
 

Curious what studying Psychology 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
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 2,520 $88,930 48.2%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 190 $67,640 72.7%
 

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