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# Colorado Trade Schools

Colorado ranked #17 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 20,227 students received some type of diploma that year. Colorado colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $8,955 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,093 per year.

About 52% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,625 per year.

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There are 4,531 full-time undergraduates at FRCC, and 18,703 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,762 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FRCC is $30,400.

The total student population at Pikes Peak Community College is 12,506, which includes 4,394 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,528 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PPCC is $25,500.

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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,016 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Red Rocks Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,981 students at Aims Community College in total, 1,707 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,520 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,900 during the early-career years.

There are 5,551 students at Pueblo Community College in total, 1,598 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,694 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Pueblo Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Boulder is 7,600, which includes 7,600 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 97 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,147 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

There are 12,001 students at Arapahoe Community College in total, 2,065 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 23% of students at Arapahoe Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,125 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Arapahoe Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Pickens Technical College is 903, which includes 867 full-time undergraduates. 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 $26,400.

There are 874 students at Intellitec College - Grand Junction in total, 874 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

67% of Intellitec College - Grand Junction students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,547 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,800 during the early-career years.

There are 1,123 full-time undergraduates at Emily Griffith, and 5,059 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,100 during the early-career years.

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 37 to 1.

64% of Lincoln Tech - Denver students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,196 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lincoln Tech - Denver is $29,200.

There are 721 students at PMI Denver in total, 721 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

75% of PMI Denver students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,671 a year. PMI Denver has a 8.2% 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 $26,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Community College of Denver is 7,273, which includes 2,050 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,045 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,100 during the early-career years.

There are 329 students at Concorde Career College - Aurora in total, 329 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Concorde Career College - Aurora is 94%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 10% are men and 90% are women.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,275 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Concorde Career College - Aurora with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,732 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Colorado Mountain College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,945 undergraduates at Colorado Mesa, of which 6,857 are full-time, and there are 9,110 students altogether. It takes the average Colorado Mesa undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

54% of Colorado Mesa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,312 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

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 11 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,212 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

There are 463 full-time undergraduates at PMI Colorado Springs, and 463 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 72% of students at PMI Colorado Springs take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,150 a year. PMI Colorado Springs has a 8.2% 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 $26,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at IBMC College is 408, which includes 408 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,151 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from IBMC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 24,759 undergraduates at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, of which 15,135 are full-time, and there are 28,244 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 31 to 1.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,610 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is $27,900.

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Denver is 403, which includes 403 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,310 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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 15 to 1.

39% of NJC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,092 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NJC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 362 full-time undergraduates at PMI Aurora, and 362 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,969 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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. It takes the average MSU Denver undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at MSU Denver take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,621 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Intellitec College - Colorado Springs is 585, which includes 585 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,405 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,800 during the early-career years.

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