Gainful Employment

ED Gainful Employment Program Disclosure –
Colorado School of Trades

Colorado School of Trades 6-digit OPEID: 01157200

PROGRAM NAME AND LENGTH

  • CIP Code: 47.0402 Gunsmithing/Gunsmith
  • CIP Program Description: Gunsmithing/Gunsmith. A program that prepares individuals
    to apply technical knowledge and skills to make, repair, maintain and modify firearms
    according to blueprints or customer specifications, using specialized hand tools and
    machines.
  • Level for this program: Associates of Occupational Studies Degree in Gunsmithing
  • Program length in months: 14 months
  • Tuition: $20,520.00
  • Estimated costs for books, supplies, and liability insurance for the entire program:
    $3,661.00
  • URL for program cost information available on CST website under Sec. 668.43 (a):
    www.schooloftrades.edu/course-descriptions
  • Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 49-9099

DEBT AT PROGRAM COMPLETION

  • Number of students completing the program between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015:
    109
  • Of the completers, number completed with any student loan debt: 54
  • For all students (both borrowers and non-borrowers) completing the program between
    July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 this is the median cumulative debt for Federal student
    loan debt
    : $9,086.89

PROGRAM COMPLETION IN NORMAL TIME

  • Normal time in months to complete the program as published in the institution catalog:
    14
  • Of the 109 students completing the program between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015
    the number who completed within normal time as reported above are
    : 94 (or 86%)

JOB PLACEMENT

  • Job placement rate ** for program completers: 69%

**includes all students who began school between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013. Includes students placed in gunsmithing, machining, custom
gun work, military armorers and overseas contract workers. This rate is based on program completers who were employed within 180 days of
completion and were employed for at least 13 weeks. Graduates are tracked using internal controls with specific timelines and direct contact
with the graduates. This rate is reported to the Division of Private Occupational Schools, a Colorado Department of Higher Education and
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Rate calculated using ACCSC’s methodology.