Education in Colorado
Over the last two decades Colorado has seen a rapid increase in high school enrollment, yet they manage to maintain the pupil to teacher ratio to under 20 students for one teacher. Colorado houses 479 high schools with close to 250,000 student in total. They have a 77% graduation rate and only a 3% drop out rate.
Advanced Degrees in Colorado
Close to 40% of Colorado residents over the age of 18 have earned a bachelors degree or higher. They offer over 50 colleges, ranging from two to four year schools as well as both public and private universities. The most common major compared to the rest of the U.S. was geological and geophysical engineering. Attending a Colorado University costs anywhere from $2,000 all the way up to $46,000. Some of the best Colleges in Colorado include:
– Colorado College
– University of Colorado
– University of Denver
– United States Air Force Academy