Aims Community College

Tel: (970)330-8008
4,936 students
Public institution

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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 4,936 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Aims Community College is the only community colleges within Weld County, CO.
The nearest community college is Institute of Business and Medical Careers (18.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Aims Community College 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 Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,936 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,936 students
1,303 students
Aims Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,245 students
834 students
Aims Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,691 students
1,040 students
Aims Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Aims Community College sch enrollment Aims Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Aims Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
25%
7%
Aims Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
11%
Aims Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
70%
66%
Aims Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Aims Community College sch ethnicity Aims Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.45 0.44
Aims Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,036 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,704 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,036 $5,890
Aims Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,704 $10,047
Aims Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 $3,790 per year for in-state students and $10,120 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,602 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.