Colorado Springs, CO (population: 388,306) has four health administration schools within its city limits. College America-Colorado Springs, the highest ranked school in the city with a health administration 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).
Health Administration students from Colorado Springs schools who go on to become health administratorss, physicians, nurses, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Physicians and surgeons make on average $173,860 per year and there are about 274,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado Springs area alone, there are 280 employed physicians and surgeons earning an average salary of $178,180. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $92,650/yr and there are 330 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 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Colorado Springs are held by medical and health services managers, and 1/1000 are held by physicians and surgeons.
Of the 4 health administration 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 health administration 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|