Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 87.4%17
Bachelor's degree: 33.7%4
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 58,79216
Net international migrants45,16123
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area86.0%
% in nonmetropolitan area14.0%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $1,850
Public 4-year: $3,518
Median Income
Family of 4: $66,664
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 2.8%
Public 4-year: 5.3%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 3.8%
Asian/Pacific: 2.6%
Hispanic: 19.2%
Native American: 0.5%
White: 72.4%
Other/Multiple: 1.5%
Total Minority: 27.6%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $216.06
National Rank: 17
% change 2004-05:4.2
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 13,571
% Change: 10.1%

Member Institutions in Colorado


 Number of Colleges

Public: 15
Independent: 0
Tribal: 0

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 79,220
Fall 2004: 84,716
Full-year 2003/2004: 140,657
% of population served: 4.0%

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 40.6%
Female: 59.4%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 32.0%
Part-time: 68.0%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 5.1%
Asian/Pacific: 2.9%
Hispanic: 15.0%
Native American: 1.4%
White: 70.1%
Other: 5.5%
Total Minority:24.4%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 9.1%2.9%
18 to 21: 21.7%51.7%
22 to 29: 26.0%25.4%
30 to 39: 19.1%11.6%
40 and older: 24.2%8.3%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $43,045
Public 4-year: $63,379
Independent 2-year:
Independent 4-year: $64,411

 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: $190.51
Community colleges: $66.15
% to community colleges: 34.7%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $62.08

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $591,511
Local: $43,308
Total: $634,819

 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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