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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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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