Denver, CO (population: 609,651) has seven engineering schools within its city limits. University of Denver, the highest ranked school in the city with an engineering 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). To learn more about engineering programs in Denver, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of engineering professors at University of Denver such as Dan Armentrout, Mark Baldwin, Ronald Delyser, Gerald Edelstein, Jerry Edelstein, and Peter Laz.
Engineering students from Denver schools who go on to become engineers, audio engineers, aerospace engineers, automotive engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Aerospace engineers make on average $96,270 per year and there are about 70,570 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Denver-Aurora area alone, there are 1,280 employed aerospace engineers earning an average salary of $93,080. Architecture and engineering employees in this area earn $80,330/yr and there are 31,090 employed.
Denver lies in Denver county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary. Thus, about 26 out of every 1000 jobs in Denver are held by architecture and engineering employees, and 1/1000 are held by aerospace engineers.
Of the 7 engineering schools in Denver, 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 engineering students, with Community College of Denver as the lowest, reported at only $9,358/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denver|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||11.4 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.2 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||55.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||63.2 miles|