Greenwood Village, CO has four laboratory schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Red Rocks Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a laboratory program, has a total student population of 9,143. It is the 5176th highest ranked school in the USA and the 87th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Laboratory students from Greenwood Village schools who go on to become laboratory analysts, laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory researchers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,130 people working as computer and information scientists, research alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $105,370. Also, Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Denver-Aurora area alone, there are 250 employed biological scientists earning an average salary of $74,100. Computer and information scientists, research in this area earn $92,540/yr and there are 140 employed.
Greenwood Village lies in Arapahoe 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 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Greenwood Village are held by computer and information scientists, research, and 0/1000 are held by biological scientists.
Of the 4 laboratory schools with a 100-mile radius of Greenwood Village, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Community College of Aurora comes out as the most expensive ($11,176/yr) for laboratory students, with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,279/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Greenwood Village|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||4.8 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||6.3 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||17.3 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||18.0 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||53.4 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||65.5 miles|