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Allied Health Professions Schools in Colorado

1,938 students earned Allied Health degrees in Colorado in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Allied Health Professions Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Colorado

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

275 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,880 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $9,713.

205 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,197 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

203 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,250 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,098. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,384 Total Students

In their early career, Red Rocks Community College grads earn an average salary of $30,200. 44% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $9,162.

#5

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,690. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation.

#6

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs
136 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,204 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#7

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
128 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,492 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.76 years. The full-time teacher rate is 52%. 93% of students get financical aid.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,544 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,527. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
778 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. 29 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
631 Total Students

The 7.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $26,700 after graduation. This private school has an average net price of $24,961.

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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