Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has two chemistry schools within its city limits. Colorado College, the highest ranked school in the city with a chemistry program, has a total student population of 2,032. It is the 92nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Colorado. To learn more about chemistry programs in Colorado Springs, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of chemistry professors at Colorado College such as Murphy Brasuel, Harold Jones, Keith Kester, Ted Lindeman, Rongson Pongdee, and Edmir Wade.
Chemistry students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become chemists, biochemists, analytical research chemists, chemistry professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,910 people working as chemists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,740. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today.
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.
Of the 2 chemistry schools in Colorado Springs, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado College comes out as the most expensive ($21,026/yr) for chemistry students, with University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as the lowest, reported at only $12,497/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|