Fort Collins, CO (population: 141,921) has seven curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Denver, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum 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).
Curriculum students from Fort Collins schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today.
Fort Collins lies in Larimer county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Fort Collins-Loveland area has 128,650 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,210 average annual salary.
Of the 7 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Fort Collins, only 3 have 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 curriculum students, with University of Colorado Denver as the lowest, reported at only $14,551/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Collins|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||48.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||65.5 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||70.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||71.4 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||82.5 miles|