Colorado contains 57 schools that offer healthcare programs. Regis University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in CO, has a total student population of 10,874 and is the 279th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 57 healthcare schools in Colorado, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($41,227/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Healthcare students from Colorado schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 2,960 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $40,530. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $52,060/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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