Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has three adult education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Regis University, the highest ranked school in this group with an adult education program, has a total student population of 10,874. It is the 279th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College). To learn more about adult education programs in Colorado Springs, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at Regis University such as Joan Armon, Patricia Atwell, Linda Bruce, John Cross, Linda Erickson, and Liz Grassi.
Adult Education students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado Springs area alone, there are 130 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $95,930. Education teachers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 140 employed.
Colorado Springs lies in El Paso county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Colorado Springs area has 246,560 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,790 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Colorado Springs are held by education teachers, and 1/1000 are held by education administrators.
Of the 3 adult education schools with a 100-mile radius of Colorado Springs, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Regis University comes out as the most expensive ($25,497/yr) for adult education students, with Jones International University as the lowest, reported at only $15,622/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Colorado Springs|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||36.3 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||47.3 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||49.0 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||53.4 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||70.1 miles|