Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160
Tel: (303)797-4222
9,843 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Arapahoe Community College serves 9,843 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Arapahoe Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
The nearest community college is Colorado Heights University (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 231 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
College Arapahoe 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 231 staff
61 staff
Arapahoe Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,843 has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 87% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,843 students 1,315 students
Arapahoe Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1
Arapahoe Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,423 students
815 students
Arapahoe Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 7,420 students
1,061 students
Arapahoe Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Arapahoe Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Arapahoe Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Arapahoe Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Arapahoe Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Arapahoe Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Arapahoe Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Arapahoe Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Arapahoe Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Arapahoe Community College Non Resident (2008-2013)
Arapahoe 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. 0.58 0.70
Arapahoe Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,063 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,961 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,063 $5,590
Arapahoe Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,961 $10,086
Arapahoe Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72%
Arapahoe Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The college strives to be an innovative, learning-centered community college recognized as a vital link in the economic vitality of the community and as a leader in education. With a track record of over 47 years of operation, Arapahoe Community College is recognized throughout the region as a premier community college in the Denver Metropolitan area.  ACC has campuses located in LIttleton, Parker and Castle Rock.  Our highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff are here to assure your success in achieving your chosen educational goal. Offering hundreds of courses in disciplines ranging from computer science, automotive technology, mortuary science, nursing, interior design and criminal justice, ACC is one of the most comprehensive community colleges in Colorado with academic tracks leading to both the Associate of Arts and Associate of Science transfer degrees and also the Associates of Applied Science degrees in various career and technical fields. Arapahoe Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, numerous programs hold specialized accreditation from professional accrediting agencies.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Colorado Heights University
    Private not-for-profit
    137 students | 3.60 Mi3001 S Federal Blvd
    Denver, CO 80236
  • 1,253 students | 6.90 Mi11194 E 45th Ave
    Denver, CO 80239
  • 201 students | 7.00 Mi7655 W Mississippi Ste 100
    Lakewood, CO 80226
  • College America-Denver
    Private not-for-profit
    465 students | 7.10 Mi1385 S Colorado Blvd. 5th Floor
    Denver, CO 80222
  • 10,103 students | 9.20 Mi1111 W. Colfax Ave.
    Denver, CO 80204
Did You Know?
Arapahoe County, CO 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 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Arapahoe County, CO is Concorde Career College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.