Pueblo, CO (population: 107,496) has five banking schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Denver, the highest ranked school in this group with a banking program, has a total student population of 11,644. It is the 148th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Banking students from Pueblo 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.
Pueblo lies in Pueblo county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Pueblo area has 56,230 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,530 average annual salary.
Of the 5 banking schools with a 100-mile radius of Pueblo, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr) for banking students, with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,279/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pueblo|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||41.5 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||77.8 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||88.8 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||90.5 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||94.9 miles|