Aims Community College

Tel: (970)330-8008
4,903 students
Public institution
Aims Community College is a public, two-year, post-secondary institution dedicated to responding to the educational needs of the local, regional, and global communities. The College was created in 1967 to serve the immediate and future educational needs of individuals within the Aims Junior College Taxing District. Committed to meeting these needs, the College offers a variety of educational programs and services delivered with integrity and a high level of quality by a professional and caring faculty and staff. Aims Community College recognizes individual differences in educational needs, desires, learning styles, and abilities.
School Highlights
Aims Community College serves 4,903 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Aims Community College is the only community colleges within Weld County, CO.
The nearest community college is IBMC College (18.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 198 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
College Aims Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 198 staff
61 staff
Aims Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,903 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,903 students 1,315 students
Aims Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
Aims Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,106 students
815 students
Aims Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,797 students
1,061 students
Aims Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Aims Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Aims Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Aims Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Aims Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Aims Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Aims Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Aims Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Aims Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.70
Aims Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,756 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,424 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,756 $5,590
Aims Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,424 $10,086
Aims Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
Aims Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Aims Community College is one of the largest and most comprehensive two-year colleges in Colorado. Since 1967 Aims has established four campuses, constructed 18 buildings, expanded curriculum to 2,000 day, evening and weekend courses and taught more than 300,000 students. Today, Aims ranks among the most respected community colleges in the nation. The College strives to be a dynamic and innovative organization where change is embraced and creativity is celebrated. Aims Community College is a leading source for career education and workforce development. Thus, the College provides opportunities both to gain necessary skills for employment and to upgrade abilities needed for career advancement. Aims Community College understands that our local, regional, and global communities possess multiple resources for responding to common educational and training needs. Therefore, the College seeks and invites opportunities to form productive and collaborative partnerships with other educational systems and institutions, organizations, agencies, and the business community. The College provides comprehensive educational options including: certificates and associate degrees; occupational, technical, general education, and college transfer programs; short courses on topics of specific personal or career interest; and individualized instructional opportunities Aims Community College recognizes the rapid pace of technological, social, and economic change that characterizes today's world. Aims Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,150 per year for in-state students and $10,480 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,483 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Colorado Heights University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.