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Allied Health Professions Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 1,938 students earned their Allied Health degrees in CO.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.4%
  • White: 69.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Colorado

There are 26,610 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Colorado

Allied Health grads earn an average of $63,070 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 22 colleges in Colorado that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

275 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,283 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

205 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,545 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,677.

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,634 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,098.

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,008 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,162. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 44% of students receive it.

#5

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,636 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. A typical student attending Colorado Mountain College will pay a net price of $6,690. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

#6

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
136 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,655 Total Students

A typical student attending PPCC will pay a net price of $9,113. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,500 a year. 71% of students get financical aid.

#7

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
128 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,373 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at Colorado Mesa. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,759 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,900 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. A typical student attending Arapahoe Community College will pay a net price of $9,527.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
423 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. 85% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
767 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%.

Allied Health Professions Careers in CO

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 47% $69,000
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 46% $84,660
Health Technologists and Technicians 38% $42,870
Surgical Technologists 35% $53,020
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 32% $38,300
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 26% $78,930
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 18% $85,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Allied Health Services 2,242
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,226
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,025
Dental Support Services 661
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 440
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 191
Health Sciences & Services 149
Mental & Social Health Services 76

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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