Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160-9002
Tel: 3037974222
9,241 students
Public institution
  • Dream of a better life. Of an associate degree and beyond. Whatever your goals and interests may be, ACC can help you Move Mountains. We offer over 90 degrees and certificates to get you started on a path to a new career, whether you are looking for your first job or a career change. Or maybe this is just the beginning of your educational journey. We work with four-year institutions around the state to provide easy transfer options.
School Highlights
Arapahoe Community College serves 9,241 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 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%.
Arapahoe Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
The nearest community college is Westwood College-Denver South (3.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 235 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Arapahoe Community College (CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, for profit
Total Faculty 235 staff 48 staff
Arapahoe Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 9,241 has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,241 students 839 students
Arapahoe Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 37:1
Arapahoe Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,916 students 670 students
Arapahoe Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 7,352 students 901 students
Arapahoe Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Arapahoe Community College Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Arapahoe Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
3%
2%
Arapahoe Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
13%
16%
Arapahoe Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
2%
5%
Arapahoe Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
68%
65%
Arapahoe Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Arapahoe Community College More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Arapahoe Community College Non Resident (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
6%
7%
Arapahoe 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. 0.44 0.54
Arapahoe Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,898 is less than the state average of $2,962. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,293 is more than the state average of $10,704. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,898 $2,962
Arapahoe Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,293 $10,704
Arapahoe Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 62% 89%
Arapahoe Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Institute of Architect Students, Animal Advocacy, Astronomy Club, Clay Club, Computer Club, Concurrent Enrollment Club, Disc Golf, Equality Club, Film Club, History Club, Japanese Club, Jewelry Club, Motorsports Club, Outdoors Club, Paralegal Club, Parkour Club, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Psychology Club, Running Club, SciQuest, Skills USA, Student Government, Student Veterans Association, Sustainability Club, Tennis Club, Think Tank, Transfer Club, Writers Studio Club Astronomy Club, Clay Club, Computer Club, Disc Golf, Equality Club, Film Club, History Club, Japanese Club, Jewelry Club, Outdoors Club, Paralegal Club, Parkour Club, Running Club, SciQuest, Skills USA, Tennis Club, Think Tank, Transfer Club, American Institute of Architect Students,
Animal Advocacy,
Concurrent Enrollment Club,
Motorsports Club,
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society,
Psychology Club,
Student Government,
Student Veterans Association,
Sustainability Club,
Writers Studio Club,
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • ACC is an innovative, learning-centered community college. With more than 50 years of service to our community and locations in LIttleton, Parker and Castle Rock, our highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff assure your success. We offer more than 90 Degrees and Certificates ranging from computer science, automotive technology, mortuary science, nursing, interior design and criminal justice. Start at ACC and Move Mountains Anywhere!  After achieving your Associate Degree, you can go directly into the workforce or transfer your credits to complete your Bachelor's Degree at a Colorado 4-year Institution.  ACC will help you with every step.

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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.