Best Trades and Careers colleges in Colorado

Why a degree in trades and careers?

Does being on the front lines get your adrenaline pumping or make you wish you had a change of pants? If you are prepared for a hands on job, consider pursuing a degree in Trades & Careers. It can be dangerous, but you could be the change the world needs.

What trades and careers degree options exist?

Let’s look into the future. Baby boomers are leaving the workforce as quickly as they entered the world, creating a promising job market for future applicants. More than 66% of government employers are planning to hire for new positions this year, up 5% from 2013*. An added bonus-employees in the Trades & Careers industry are generally very satisfied with their jobs, because they’re making a difference.

You could be anything from a firefighter to an auto mechanic, or even a military service member. Maybe helping people is your calling, and all you need to do is pick up the phone. Are you ready to join the team? It sure is a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it.

*Governing, http://www.governing.com/news/headlines/gov-state-local-government-employment-outlook-survey-for-2014.html

Best Trades and Careers colleges in Colorado for 2021

Pueblo Community College offers 27 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 307 Trades and Careers students graduated with students earning 256 Certificates, and 51 Associate's degrees.

University of Denver offers 1 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city.

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United States Air Force Academy offers 1 Trades and Careers degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a outlying town.

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List of all Trades and Careers colleges in Colorado

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Logo Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Denver, CO   34 : 1 1,343
Front Range Community College Logo Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
2/5
78 : 1 19,283
Trinidad State Junior College Logo Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad, CO
2/5
34 : 1 1,621
Pueblo Community College Logo Pueblo Community College Pueblo, CO
2/5
74 : 1 6,545
Pickens Technical College Logo Pickens Technical College Aurora, CO
2/5
  1,049
Emily Griffith Technical College Logo Emily Griffith Technical College Denver, CO     5,527
Red Rocks Community College Logo Red Rocks Community College Lakewood, CO
2/5
72 : 1 7,008
Aims Community College Logo Aims Community College Greeley, CO
2/5
55 : 1 6,634
Pikes Peak Community College Logo Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
2/5
73 : 1 13,655
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Logo Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Broomfield, CO
4/5
11 : 1 325
Colorado Mesa University Logo Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction, CO
3/5
31 : 1 9,373
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs Logo Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO     157
Intellitec College-Colorado Springs Logo Intellitec College-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO   32 : 1 518
Otero Junior College Logo Otero Junior College La Junta, CO
2/5
40 : 1 1,279
Arapahoe Community College Logo Arapahoe Community College Littleton, CO
2/5
125 : 1 12,759
Aveda Institute-Denver Logo Aveda Institute-Denver Denver, CO     405
Community College of Denver Logo Community College of Denver Denver, CO
2/5
74 : 1 8,232
Northeastern Junior College Logo Northeastern Junior College Sterling, CO
2/5
27 : 1 1,390
Empire Beauty School-Thornton Logo Empire Beauty School-Thornton Thornton, CO     114
Empire Beauty School-Littleton Logo Empire Beauty School-Littleton Littleton, CO     50

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