Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has four care management schools within its city limits. College America-Colorado Springs, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 675. It is the 4589th highest ranked school in the USA and the 78th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Care Management students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become care managers, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,886,690 people working as healthcare support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,710. Also, Healthcare practitioner and technical employees make on average $69,690 per year and there are about 7,200,950 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado Springs area alone, there are 13,380 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $66,260. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $28,840/yr and there are 6,010 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 24 out of every 1000 jobs in Colorado Springs are held by healthcare support employees, and 54/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 4 care management schools in Colorado Springs, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America-Colorado Springs comes out as the most expensive ($28,101/yr) for care management students, with National American University-Colorado Springs as the lowest, reported at only $9,814/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|