Community College of Denver

1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204
Tel: (303)556-2600
10,103 students
Public institution
Community College of Denver is a comprehensive, student-oriented urban college, providing open access to a diverse population. CCD pledges open admissions and appropriate support to every individual who seeks the opportunities available at the college for lifelong education and personal development.
School Highlights
Community College of Denver serves 10,103 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 45:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Community College of Denver is one of 5 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of Technology-Denver (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 227 teachers has grown by 64% over five years.
College Community College of Denver 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 227 staff
61 staff
Community College of Denver Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 10,103 has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has decreased from 50:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.80 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,103 students 1,315 students
Community College of Denver Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 45:1
Community College of Denver Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,583 students
815 students
Community College of Denver Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 7,520 students
1,061 students
Community College of Denver Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Community College of Denver Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Community College of Denver American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Community College of Denver Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Community College of Denver Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Community College of Denver Black (2006-2013)
% White
Community College of Denver White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Community College of Denver More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Community College of Denver Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Community College of Denver Non Resident (2006-2013)
Community College of Denver 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. 0.80 0.70
Community College of Denver Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,187 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,086 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,187 $5,590
Community College of Denver In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,086 $10,086
Community College of Denver Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
Community College of Denver % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Community College of Denver is a public, comprehensive, learning-centered, urban college that provides open access to a diverse population. CCD, with its main campus in downtown Denver and five branch campuses located throughout the city, has an unduplicated student headcount of 10,793 and a full-time equivalent enrollment of 4,027, annualized (2000-2001). The college reflects the center-city: two-thirds of its student body is low income; approximately 65 percent is first generation; nearly 10 percent has a disability; for more than 8 percent, English is the second language; students of color make up more than 58 percent of CCD's population; and the full- and part-time staffs reflect the faces of CCD students. Our award-winning faculty, small classes and extensive support services combine to provide you a valuable and successful educational experience. Choose from more than 125 programs that prepare you for a new career, job advancement or for transfer to a four-year school. Learn in a traditional classroom setting at a variety of sites or take classes online. Community College of Denver's educational programs are designed to enrich the social, civic and economic fabric of our community, nation and the world. Ideas, innovation and the preparation of a well-trained workforce are essential to a vibrant economy. CCD provides access and opportunity for nontraditional students, workforce development and training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships that are improving high school graduation, college enrollment and career success.

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