Colorado contains sixteen schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Regis University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in CO, has a total student population of 10,874 and is the 279th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 respiratory therapy schools in Colorado, only 3 have 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), with National American University-Colorado Springs as the lowest recorded at only $9,814/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Colorado schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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