Talent so deep, avalanche conditions may exist.
As a business location, Metro Denver's higher education system is one of the area's greatest assets. The numbers say it all -- of Metro Denver's adult population:
- 47.8% are college graduates.
- 92.3% are high school graduates.
And Colorado has the nation's second-most highly educated workforce, with 42.7% having a bachelors degree or higher.
The Metro Denver region provides a wide range of higher education resources:
- 11, four-year public and private colleges and universities
- 285,143 total enrollments in Colorado
- World-class research institutions
- Graduate and professional schools
- Broad spectrum of undergraduate programs
- Six, two-year public community colleges, 300+ private occupational and technical schools
Of course, we understand the strength of an organization comes from the diverse knowledge and experience that different team members bring to the table. For the percentage of Coloradans who have not received their bachelor's degree, this comes in the form of workplace development, apprenticeship programs, re-skilling and up-skilling initiatives, and more. There is more than one way for Coloradans to achieve success.
Many of Metro Denver's colleges and universities offer non-traditional or adult education programs including evening and weekend options. Distance learning programs are available for those seeking degrees or certifications.