Pikes Peak Community College

Tel: (719)502-2000
13,947 students
Public institution
Our mission is to provide high quality, educational opportunities accessible to all, with a focus on student success and community needs.
School Highlights
Pikes Peak Community College serves 13,947 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Pikes Peak Community College is one of 5 community colleges within El Paso County, CO.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Colorado Springs (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 350 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
College Pikes Peak 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 not-for-profit
Total Faculty 350 staff
48 staff

Student Body

The student population of 13,947 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has decreased from 46:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,947 students 839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1
# Full-Time Students 5,291 students
670 students
# Part-Time Students 8,656 students
901 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.53 0.54

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,989 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 $11,384 is more than the state average of $10,704. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,989 $2,962
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,384 $10,704
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 69%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Whether your educational goal is to complete a two-year degree for transfer to a four-year college or university, or a two-year vocational degree or certificate emphasizing specific occupational or vocational skill, Pikes Peak Community College can help you. Information Technology Support Services (ITSS) provides networked computing services to students, faculty and staff. Services provided by the department include Internet access, online course support using Blackboard, computer classroom, lab and office hardware and software support to include LCD and overhead projectors, telecommunications, video conferencing, training for faculty and staff, application development for the college as well as for the Community Colleges of Colorado (CCofC), and the evaluation and implementation of new technologies consistent with the mission of the college. Today, PPCC has grown and expanded to become the largest postsecondary educational institution in Colorado Springs and offers the most widely accessible and affordable education in the region. Serving the residents of El Paso, Teller, and Elbert Counties, PPCC offers more than 125 programs of study in transfer liberal arts and sciences areas and career and technical training. Currently, Pikes Peak Community College helps over 16,000 people each year begin their education, advance their careers, and enrich their lives. Our average graduating student has student loans of approx $6,000. The College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

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