Denver College of Nursing

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,759
0.214% growth from 2021
2022 Enrolled Students
1,084
100% Full-Time

About

Denver College of Nursing is a higher education institution located in Denver County, CO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Denver College of Nursing were Registered Nursing (435 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 467 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Denver College of Nursing. 84.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (279 degrees), 4.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Denver College of Nursing is $10,759, which is $−4,182 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Denver College of Nursing is $10,759, which is $−4,183 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Denver College of Nursing received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$10,759
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Denver College of Nursing was $10,759. The cost of tuition at Denver College of Nursing is $−4,183 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Denver College of Nursing received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 31.8% with respect to 2021, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Denver College of Nursing (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Denver College of Nursing was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 355 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Denver College of Nursing had a total enrollment of 1,084 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Denver College of Nursing is 1,084 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Denver College of Nursing are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Denver College of Nursing, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.7% White, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.9% Black or African American, 6.83% Asian, 5.17% Two or More Races, 0.83% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Denver College of Nursing in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.2%) and Black or African American Female (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40%), followed by Black or African American Female (22%) and White Male (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Denver College of Nursing in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,084 students. The full-time enrollment at Denver College of Nursing is 1,084 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Denver College of Nursing are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    560 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    196 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    151 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Denver College of Nursing is 51.7% White, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.9% Black or African American, 6.83% Asian, 5.17% Two or More Races, 0.83% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 325 more women than men received degrees from Denver College of Nursing. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Denver College of Nursing is white (279 degrees awarded). There were 4.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Denver College of Nursing is Registered Nursing (435 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Denver College of Nursing, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (467 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Denver College of Nursing are Registered nurses (1,394,826 people), Medical & health services managers (151,000 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,616 people).

The most specialized majors at Denver College of Nursing in 2022 are Health (467 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Denver College of Nursing are Surgeons, Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Denver College of Nursing are Health (467 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Denver College of Nursing are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,482,206 people), Outpatient care centers (237,556 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,578 people), Offices of physicians (201,917 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Denver College of Nursing are Health (467 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Denver College of Nursing.
Most Common (2022)
435 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Denver College of Nursing was Registered Nursing with 435 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

71
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
396
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Denver College of Nursing, which is 0.179 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (396).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Denver College of Nursing in Registered Nursing, which is 0.179 times less than the 396 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 396 degrees were awarded to men at Denver College of Nursing in Registered Nursing, which is 5.58 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2016 at Denver College of Nursing is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    279 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Denver College of Nursing is white (279 degrees awarded). There were 4.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

5.78% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    243 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Denver College of Nursing is white female (243 degrees awarded). There were 4.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (51 degrees).

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Operations

Denver College of Nursing employs 26 Instructors. Most academics at Denver College of Nursing are Female Instructor (22), and Male Instructor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Denver College of Nursing are: Management, with 13 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$6.37M
2022 Salaries
4.93%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Denver College of Nursing paid a median of $6.37M in salaries, a 4.93% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.98M
Instructional Salaries
26
Number of Employees

In 2022, Denver College of Nursing paid a total of $1.98M to 26 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
13 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Denver College of Nursing was Instructor with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Denver College of Nursing were Management with 13 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Denver College of Nursing was Female Instructor with 22 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

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