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Colorado Technical Schools

Electronics and computer technology, accounting, office and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies—these are just a few of the career fields available to technical school graduates. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your education path will be easy. The state of Colorado has a number of technical schools to fit all backgrounds.

Colorado technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Colorado is home to top technical colleges such as Colorado Technical University (est. 1965), Central Colorado Technical College (est. 1971), Emily Griffith Opportunity School (est. 1916), and Pickens Technical College (est. 1920). Overall, the state of Colorado has 28 public and 53 private institutions with more than 266,862 undergraduate students enrolled. Thousands of Colorado students attend technical school, with more than 36,000 enrolled in Colorado’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Colorado Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Colorado technical school is $8,090 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Colorado technical school is $22,337 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Colorado technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees for online technical programs as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Colorado’ colleges is $8,264 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Colorado Technical Schools and Enrollment

Colorado Technical University (avg. enrollment 23,094 students)
Pickens Technical College (avg. enrollment 944 students)
Emily Griffith Opportunity School  (avg. enrollment 11,000-12,000 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Colorado

Colorado Technical University
Colorado State University
Pickens Technical College
Heritage College

Accredited Colorado Technical Schools

Colorado Technical University
Pickens Technical College
Arapahoe Community College
Heritage College
Emily Griffith Opportunity School


Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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