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# Colorado Trade Schools

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Colorado is ranked #16 in the country with 17,913 degrees handed out in 2021. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $9,913 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $17,076 a year.

About 53% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,317 per year.

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There are 7,600 full-time undergraduates at Escoffier - Boulder, and 7,600 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 66 to 1.

68% of Escoffier - Boulder students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,498 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Escoffier - Boulder is $31,934.

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There are 18,703 students at FRCC in total, 4,531 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,217 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from FRCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,983 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 12,506 students at PPCC in total, 4,394 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,706 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,900 during the early-career years.

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The total student population at Pueblo Community College is 5,551, which includes 1,598 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,728 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Pueblo Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,801 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 5,932 undergraduates at Red Rocks Community College, of which 1,839 are full-time, and there are 6,029 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Red Rocks Community College is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

15% of Red Rocks Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,769 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Red Rocks Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,996 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 1,529 students at Lincoln Tech - Denver in total, 1,529 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 35 to 1.

Roughly 63% of students at Lincoln Tech - Denver take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,020 a year. Lincoln Tech - Denver has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lincoln Tech - Denver is $42,260.

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The total student population at Aims Community College is 5,981, which includes 1,707 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,296 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Aims Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,705 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 1,123 full-time undergraduates at Emily Griffith, and 5,059 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Emily Griffith is 91%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,948 during the early-career years.

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The total student population at Concorde Career College - Aurora is 329, which includes 329 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 19% of accepted students are men, and 81% are women.

Roughly 73% of students at Concorde Career College - Aurora take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,026 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concorde Career College - Aurora is $36,718.

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There are 5,315 students at Colorado Mountain College in total, 1,422 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 35% of students at Colorado Mountain College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,886 a year. Colorado Mountain College has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,072 during the early-career years.

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There are 8,945 undergraduates at Colorado Mesa, of which 6,857 are full-time, and there are 9,110 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado Mesa is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,923 a year. Colorado Mesa has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Colorado Mesa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,748 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 874 full-time undergraduates at Intellitec College - Grand Junction, and 874 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

70% of Intellitec College - Grand Junction students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,024 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,291 during the early-career years.

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The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Denver is 721, which includes 721 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 77% of students at PMI Denver take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,541 a year. PMI Denver has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI Denver is $34,052.

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There are 867 full-time undergraduates at Pickens Technical College, and 903 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pickens Technical College is $32,858.

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There are 687 full-time undergraduates at Trinidad State Junior College, and 1,404 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,866 a year. Trinidad State Junior College has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Trinidad State Junior College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 2,050 full-time undergraduates at CCD, and 7,273 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 27% of students at CCD take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,800 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from CCD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,174 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Metropolitan State University of Denver is 19,086, of which 17,988 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,134 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MSU Denver is 4.9 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

58% of MSU Denver students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,464 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU Denver is $42,819.

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The total student population at Northeastern Junior College is 1,293, which includes 692 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,142 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,063 during the early-career years.

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There are 403 students at Aveda Institute - Denver in total, 403 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at Aveda Institute - Denver take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $1,112 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,168 during the early-career years.

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The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Colorado Springs is 463, which includes 463 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 73% of students at PMI Colorado Springs take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,048 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from PMI Colorado Springs with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,052 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 217 students at Technical College of the Rockies in total, 106 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

37% of Technical College of the Rockies students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,750 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Technical College of the Rockies is $26,810.

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There are 585 full-time undergraduates at Intellitec College - Colorado Springs, and 585 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 51% of students at Intellitec College - Colorado Springs take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,927 a year. Intellitec College - Colorado Springs has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Intellitec College - Colorado Springs with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,085 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 362 full-time undergraduates at PMI Aurora, and 362 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,603 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from PMI Aurora with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,932 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 24,792 undergraduates at Colorado State, of which 19,944 are full-time, and there are 32,428 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado State is 4.4 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at Colorado State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,570 a year. Colorado State has a 0.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,821 during the early-career years.

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