Best History Graduate Programs in Colorado

We ranked the top grad schools for history acccording to economic returns. Three years after completing their degree, history master’s graduates earn a weighted average salary of $43,449. 

Our rankings of master’s in history programs cover 52 of the 177 programs available, accounting for 51% of total conferrals. We are unable to include schools for which there are insufficient earnings and/or debt data.



 

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#1 in Colorado | #2 in History nationally

Colorado State University, Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado

Economic score: 0.36

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $44,773

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $6,871

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $19,000

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.42

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Colorado | #43 in History nationally

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Economic score: 3.58

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $22,339

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $14,430

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $48,539

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 2.17

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

How long does it take to pay down debt in history in Colorado?

Years

Under a year

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in history is covered by average graduate earnings in under a year.

How much do graduates with master's degree in history earn in Colorado?

Salary

$35,734

The median master's degree in history graduate earns $35,734 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in history cost in Colorado?

Net cost

$16,844

The average annual cost of a master's degree in history is $16,844. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.