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Human Resource Management Schools in Colorado

1,016 students earned HR degrees in Colorado in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Human Resource Management is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Colorado

HR majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 518
Bachelor’s Degree 376
Post-Master’s Certificate 77
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 77
Award Taking 12 Weeks to 1 Year 32
Award Taking Less 12 Weeks 32
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 32
Associate Degree 13

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a HR major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of HR majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.6%
  • White: 59.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 12.3%

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Colorado

There are 24,730 people in the state and 1,325,020 people in the nation working in HR jobs.


Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Colorado

In this state, HR grads earn an average of $76,620. Nationwide, they make an average of $70,730.


There are 5 colleges in Colorado that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

762 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,578 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,954. Graduates earn an average $63,331 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
13,856 Total Students

51% of the teachers are full time. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $51,490 after earning their degree at this institution.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
7,839 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,051. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The 7.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
6,310 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.20%. 41% of the teachers are full time.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
24,723 Total Students

The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at CU Anschutz. The student loan default rate of 2.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Human Resource Management Careers in CO

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Human Resources Managers 24% $129,880
Training and Development Specialists 21% $67,290
Training and Development Managers 19% $113,540
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 18% $68,650
Human Resources Specialists 18% $64,150
Compensation and Benefits Managers 16% $152,150

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to HR.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Business Administration & Management 10,090
Accounting 1,496
Business & Commerce 602
Finance & Financial Management 478
Marketing 446
Management Sciences & Methods 362
Management Information Systems 224
Hospitality Management 200

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