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Information Technology Schools in Colorado

280 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2019-2020.

An Information Technology major is the 44th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Colorado

IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 59
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 59
Master’s Degree 54

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of IT majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 12.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.4%
  • White: 51.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 23.6%

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Colorado

77,470 people in the state and 2,912,080 in the nation are employed in jobs related to IT.


Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Colorado

In this state, IT grads earn an average of $91,410. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.


There are 6 colleges in Colorado that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
28,244 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $16,435. 31 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
6,310 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
32,428 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
13,856 Total Students

The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at DU. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,563 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,578 Total Students

27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 84% of students get financical aid.

Information Technology Careers in CO

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Web Developers 42% $71,360
Information Security Analysts 33% $98,090
Computer and Information Systems Managers 30% $153,780
Computer User Support Specialists 27% $56,700
Database Administrators 25% $92,260
Computer Workers 20% $99,840
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 20% $81,230
Computer Network Support Specialists 17% $69,980
Computer Network Architects 17% $113,970
Managers 16% $127,750

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IT.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Computer Information Systems 460
Computer Science 297
Information Science 188
Computer Software Applications 69
Computer Programming 9
Computer Systems Analysis 1

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