Small Business in Colorado

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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Colorado


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Colorado students graduate with degrees in entrepreneurship. In other words, every year an estimated 22 small business professionals graduate from Colorado's 8 small business schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado that has a small business program is Otero Junior College. Otero Junior College, which was ranked 81st in the country in 2010, is located in La Junta. In 2010, 8 students graduated from Otero Junior College's small business program. Students at Otero Junior College paid $3,091 per year in tuition fees.

Morgan Community College, which is located in Fort Morgan, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a small business program. It received a ranking of 82nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Morgan Community College graduated 2 students from its small business program. Tuition at Morgan Community College was $2,626 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a small business program is Colorado Northwestern Community College, which is located in Rangely. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. In 2010, Colorado Northwestern Community College graduated 1 students from its small business programs. The tuition rate at Colorado Northwestern Community College was $2,506 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Colorado's small business schools ranges from $10,120 per year to $1,650 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,365 per year. In 2010, the small business schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus - located in Littleton, students are charged $10,120 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $8,760 per year
  3. Lamar Community College - located in Lamar, students are charged $3,676 per year

The following Colorado small business schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Colorado Mountain College - located in Glenwood Springs, students are charged $1,650 per year
  2. Arapahoe Community College - located in Littleton, students are charged $2,492 per year
  3. Colorado Northwestern Community College - located in Rangely, students are charged $2,506 per year

A small business degree from a Colorado school... what next?

In Colorado, the largest numbers of small business professional work in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 22,480 small business professionals
  2. El Paso County - 3,930 small business professionals
  3. Boulder County - 3,120 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Colorado will shrink by -5%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 37,790 small business professionals working in Colorado.

Salary

On average, small business professionals earn a salary of $114,390 per year in Colorado state. In 2010, however, some Colorado small business professional earned as little as less than $35,490 per year or as much as more than $162,120 per year. The following counties in Colorado have the highest average salaries for small business professionals:

  1. Adams County - $126,600 per year
  2. Boulder County - $122,830 per year
  3. El Paso County - $99,650 per year

On average, small business professionals earn the least in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Chaffee County - $78,240 per year
  2. Alamosa County - $79,820 per year
  3. Pueblo County - $81,950 per year

The small business professionals with highest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $114,390 per year

On average, the lowest paid small business professionals in Colorado were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $114,390 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in entrepreneurship in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or marketing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Colorado
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,022 miles from location Arapahoe Community College Littleton CO 10.5442 n/a 9,969
7,143 miles from location Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs CO 16.5604 n/a 5,741
7,014 miles from location University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus Littleton CO 9.20591 n/a 2,263
0 miles from location Morgan Community College Fort Morgan CO 17.5808 n/a 1,918
6,961 miles from location Otero Junior College La Junta CO 19.2583 n/a 1,660
7,212 miles from location Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely CO 17.2141 n/a 1,375
6,910 miles from location Lamar Community College Lamar CO 14.7336 n/a 1,080
7,019 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus Colorado Springs CO 9.83519 n/a 544
 

Curious what studying Small Business gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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General and Operations Managers + 39,790 $114,390 15.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are small business related jobs in Colorado