Colorado Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in Colorado
Total Schools:
22
Undergraduate Programs:
10
Graduate Programs:
3
Average Acceptance Rate:
40%
Average Tuition Cost:
$13,125
Average Loan Amount:
$7,989
Average Scholarship Award:
$5,552
Average Classroom Size:
20 Students

If you're ready to start a new career in trucking, the first step is attending a trucking or diesel mechanic program in Colorado. There are 15 schools in Colorado with one or both of these programs. You may be able to get a very affordable education in Colorado, since the average cost of tuition is $2,806. Many students qualify for scholarships, and the average scholarship award in Colorado is $1,607.

One scholarship opportunity in Colorado is the Ray Smith Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded by the Colorado Motor Carriers Association to trucking and diesel technology students.

Featured Colorado Trucking Schools
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA - Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Project Management

One scholarship opportunity in Colorado is the Ray Smith Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded by the Colorado Motor Carriers Association to trucking and diesel technology students.

Different Types of Truck Driving Schools in Colorado

Degree lengths vary depending on what you want to study. You can often earn a Commercial Driver's License in just four to eight weeks if you attend school full-time. If you study diesel technology, you can decide whether to earn a certificate or Associate's degree. A certificate generally requires one year of study and an Associate's degree requires two years of study.

There are many schools in Colorado that offer more than just a basic education. In fact, some schools offer job placement training, refresher courses, and CDL training preparation. The United States Truck Driving School, Inc. helps students get a complete physical exam and pass their learner's permit exam. AIT Truck Driver Training helps students find employers that will reimburse them for their truck driving training; they even help students get pre-hired by local truck driving companies!

  • NO Hidden Fees
  • Low Cost Tuition
  • Make Your Own Schedule

Get on the Road to a Trucking Career in Colorado

As a trucking professional, your salary is influenced by many factors. Truck drivers who work as owner-operators or as part of a driving team tend to earn higher salaries than solo drivers. You may be able to earn a higher salary as a diesel mechanic by becoming ASE-certified.

Below you can find a graph outlining Colorado trucking and diesel mechanic salaries compared to the nationwide average. All data is found at (2015).





Colorado is home to many large companies with career opportunities for truck drivers and diesel mechanics. Some of the largest employers in Colorado include C.R. England, Estenson Logistics, and Gordon Trucking. The job demand for trucking graduates is great. The demand for truck drivers is expected to increase by . The demand for diesel mechanics is expected to increase by (O*Net).

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(Henderson,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
CDL College
(Denver,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Colorado Springs,
CO)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$41,332 Tuition Cost
$27,746 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
Colorado Truck Driving Schools
(Trinidad,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Denver,
CO)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$26,112 Tuition Cost
$9,878 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Denver,
CO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$2,280 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Morgan CC Truck Driver Training Center
(Fort Morgan,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
MTA - Colorado Springs
(Colorado Springs,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
MTA - Commerce City
(Commerce City,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
MTA - Pueblo
(Pueblo,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Sterling,
CO)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$2,706 Tuition Cost
$1,704 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Aurora,
CO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$2,280 Tuition Cost
$1,858 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Aurora,
CO)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$18,361 Tuition Cost
• Small Class Sizes
(Pueblo,
CO)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$2,706 Tuition Cost
$682 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Lakewood,
CO)
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$2,706 Tuition Cost
$1,534 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Grand Junction,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Henderson,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Fountain,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Wheat Ridge,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Denver,
CO)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$6,384 Tuition Cost
$3,751 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Lone Tree,
CO)
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$9,948 Tuition Cost
$536 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
WDS Truck Driving School
(Penrose,
CO)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs