Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has one banking school within its city limits. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus has a total student population of 697. It is the 5612th highest ranked school in the USA and the 93rd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Banking students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado Springs area alone, there are 14,720 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $66,490. Financial specialists in this area earn $74,220/yr and there are 230 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 financial specialists, and 60/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus ends up costing a student $24,587/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|