Aims Community College

Tel: (970)330-8008
5,001 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 5,001 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
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 168 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Aims Community College (CO) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, for profit
Total Faculty 168 staff 48 staff
Aims Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 5,001 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,001 students 839 students
Aims Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 37:1
Aims Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,851 students 670 students
Aims Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,150 students 901 students
Aims Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Aims Community College Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Aims Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
2%
Aims Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
27%
16%
Aims Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
1%
5%
Aims Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
68%
65%
Aims Community College White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
7%
Aims Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.46 0.54
Aims Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,036 is more than the state average of $2,962. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,704 is equal to the state average of $10,704. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,036 $2,962
Aims Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,704 $10,704
Aims Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81% 89%
Aims Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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 $2,962 per year for in-state students and $10,704 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,660 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.