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Schools Offering English Programs in Colorado

Each year, approximately 0.8% of Colorado graduates receive degrees in English. In other words, every year an estimated 1,221 english professionals graduate from Colorado's 17 English schools.

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United States Air Force Academy, which is located in U S A F Academy, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a English program. It received a ranking of 21st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 8 students graduated from United States Air Force Academy's English program.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a English program is Colorado College, which is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 22nd nationwide. 32 students graduated with degree in English from Colorado College in 2010. Students at Colorado College paid $38,898 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a English program is University of Denver, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, University of Denver graduated 33 students from its English programs. Students at University of Denver paid $36,501 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Colorado English school, average tuition will be $12,853 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,093 per year to $38,898 per year. The Colorado English schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  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 English schools in Colorado that charged the lowest tuition rates 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

An English degree from a Colorado school... what next?

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

  1. Adams County - 1,310 english professionals
  2. El Paso County - 240 english professionals
  3. Boulder County - 190 english professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of english professionals is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,960 english professionals working in Colorado then. Of these 3,960 english professionals, the government predicts that 1,930 will be creative writers, 1,360 will be technical writers, and 670 will be literacy teachers.


english professionals in Colorado make an average of $56,927 per year. However, Colorado english professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,410 per year to more than $120,780 per year in 2010. On average english professional earn the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Boulder County - $65,150 per year
  2. Adams County - $58,887 per year
  3. Larimer County - $55,620 per year

The Colorado counties with the lowest average salary for english professionals are:

  1. Archuleta County - $34,910 per year
  2. Alamosa County - $35,340 per year
  3. El Paso County - $51,310 per year

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

  1. Creative Writer - $64,880 per year
  2. Technical Writer - $63,800 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $42,100 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Technical Writer - $63,800 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $42,100 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in English in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing, 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 English in Colorado
  • Master's Degree in English in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Colorado

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Technical Writers 980 $63,800 -31.0%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 850 $42,100 84.8%
Writers and Authors 520 $64,880 -29.7%

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