Colorado contains three schools that offer audio programs. University of Northern Colorado, the highest-ranking audio school in CO, has a total student population of 12,711 and is the 349th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 audio schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Colorado at Boulder comes out as the most expensive ($17,929/yr), with University of Northern Colorado as the lowest recorded at only $13,530/yr.
Audio students from Colorado schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 210 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $35,570. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $38,750/yr and there are 690 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from audio, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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