Smart people who love to live here. Now that's a sustainable workforce.
Building and developing Energetic Minds.
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 percent are college graduates.
- 92.3 percent are high school graduates.
- And Colorado has the nation's second-most highly educated workforce, with 42.7 percent having a bachelors degree or higher.
The Metro Denver region provides a wide range of higher education resources:
- Eleven, 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
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.