Sports Medicine in Colorado

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Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in sports medicine. Thus, Colorado's 5 sports medicine schools put out approximately 25 sports medicine professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado with a sports medicine program is Fort Lewis College, which is located in Durango. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. 2 students graduated with a degree in sports medicine from Fort Lewis College in 2010. Students at Fort Lewis College paid $4,924 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a sports medicine program is Colorado Christian University, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. The tuition rate at Colorado Christian University was $22,040 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a sports medicine program is Colorado State University-Pueblo, which is located in Pueblo. In 2010, it was ranked 80th nationwide. In 2010, Colorado State University-Pueblo graduated 5 students from its sports medicine programs. Students at Colorado State University-Pueblo paid $5,615 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Colorado's sports medicine schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,378 per year, though tuition can range from $22,040 per year to $3,064 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Colorado Christian University - located in Denver, students are charged $22,040 per year
  2. Mesa State College - located in Grand Junction, students are charged $6,248 per year
  3. Colorado State University-Pueblo - located in Pueblo, students are charged $5,615 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Colorado sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Community College of Aurora - located in Aurora, students are charged $3,064 per year
  2. Fort Lewis College - located in Durango, students are charged $4,924 per year
  3. Colorado State University-Pueblo - located in Pueblo, students are charged $5,615 per year

A sports medicine degree from a Colorado school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs sports medicine graduates in Colorado pursue include sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant. In 2010, there were 15,890 sports medicine professional working in Colorado, including 3,420 sports medicine physicians, 180 sports medicine coordinator s, and 2,960 physical therapy professors. In Colorado, the largest numbers of sports medicine professional work in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 6,070 sports medicine professionals
  2. El Paso County - 1,320 sports medicine professionals
  3. Boulder County - 1,150 sports medicine professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Colorado will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 15,350 sports medicine professionals working in Colorado. The greatest growth for sports medicine professional is predicted to be amongst Physical Therapist Assistants, who are expected to increase by 32% by 2018.

Salary

sports medicine professionals in Colorado earn $82,935 per year on average. But, salaries for sports medicine professional can vary. In 2010, sports medicine professional made as little as less than $15,670 per year or as much as more than $134,330 per year in Colorado. Sports medicine professionals in the following Colorado counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Larimer County - $112,923 per year
  2. Eagle County - $105,930 per year
  3. Pueblo County - $98,870 per year

The following counties in Colorado have the lowest average salaries for sports medicine professional:

  1. Weld County - $43,700 per year
  2. Alamosa County - $49,973 per year
  3. Archuleta County - $75,030 per year

The sports medicine professionals with highest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $195,280 per year
  2. Physical Therapy Professor - $108,810 per year
  3. Physical Therapist - $71,920 per year

The sports medicine professionals with lowest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Physical Therapist Assistant - $42,170 per year
  2. Coach - $30,990 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in sports medicine in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy or sports medicine, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in Colorado
  • Certificate in Sports Medicine in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
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
7,009 miles from location Community College of Aurora Aurora CO 10.8221 n/a 6,293
7,203 miles from location Fort Lewis College Durango CO 54.5894 43% 3,770
7,024 miles from location Colorado Christian University Denver CO 26.2601 50% 2,511
 

Curious what studying Sports Medicine 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
Coaches and Scouts + 5,350 $30,990 123.8%
2
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 3,420 $195,280 106.0%
3
Physical Therapists + 3,390 $71,920 -1.2%
4
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,960 $108,810
5
Physical Therapist Assistants + 590 $42,170 -3.3%
6
Athletic Trainers + 180 $48,440 -35.7%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sports medicine related jobs in Colorado