Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 90.4%15
Bachelor's degree: 37.4%3
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 43,20820
Net international migrants140,1164
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area86.2%
% in nonmetropolitan area13.8%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $3,902
Public 4-year: $9,487
Median Income
Family of 4: $85,915
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 4.5%
Public 4-year: 11.0%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 3.9%
Asian/Pacific: 3.0%
Hispanic: 21.0%
Native American: 0.6%
White: 69.4%
Other/Multiple: 2.1%
Total Minority: 28.6%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $294.44
National Rank: 18
% change 2004-05:5.7
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 2,223
% Change: 1.5%

Member Institutions in Colorado


 Number of Colleges

Public: 15
Independent: 0
Tribal: 0

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 84,716
Fall 2004: 99,438
Full-year 2003/2004: 162,084
% of population served:

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 44.5%
Female: 55.5%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 31.4%
Part-time: 68.6%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 5.9%
Asian/Pacific: 3.0%
Hispanic: 18.1%
Native American: 0.9%
White: 59.9%
Other: 12.3%
Total Minority:27.9%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 16.0%3.2%
18 to 21: 23.9%44.8%
22 to 29: 27.2%29.0%
30 to 39: 17.0%13.9%
40 and older: 15.9%9.1%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $64,763
Public 4-year: $90,327
Independent 2-year: $60,261
Independent 4-year: $73,877

 Full Time Employees

#% newly hired
Faculty: 1,0928.0%
Executive/management: 3444.9%
Other Professionals: 5819.1%
Other staff: 1,3930.0%

 Financial Aid

Pell Grants (in millions)
State total: $487.61
Community colleges: $139.10
% to community colleges: 28.5%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $100.25

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $13,847,338
Local: $84,923,441
Total: $98,770,779

 Highest Paying Occupations

Occupation
Median Salary
Dental Hygienists$75,200
Radiation Therapists$66,400
Computer Specialists, All Other$64,400
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians$62,300
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$57,600

 Fastest Growing Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Medical records and health information technicians2,2503,58059.1%
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians53083056.6%
Respiratory therapy technicians19030057.9%
Radiation therapists14021050.0%
Surgical technologists*9401,41050.0%

 Fastest Declining Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Prepress technicians and workers1,2301,110-9.8%
Travel agents2,1301,950-8.5%
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