Colorado contains two schools that offer library science programs. University of Denver, the highest-ranking library science school in CO, has a total student population of 11,644 and is the 148th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 library science schools in Colorado, only 1 has 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), with Pueblo Community College as the lowest recorded at only $10,192/yr.
Library Science students from Colorado schools who go on to become library science professors, librarians, library scientistss, library and information science professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,940 people working as library science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,270. Also, Library technicians make on average $31,060 per year and there are about 111,390 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 2,670 employed library technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,660. Library science teachers in this state earn $49,680/yr and there are 50 employed.
Also, within the library science schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from library science, 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.
Colorado Interesting Facts