Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160
Tel: (303)797-4222
9,843 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
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Arapahoe Community College serves 9,843 students (24.62% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
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Arapahoe Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
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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.
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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 9,843 teachers 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 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,843 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 43:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 2,423 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 7,420 students
1,024 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
15%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
63%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
12%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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. 0.41 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,063 is less than the state average of $5,668. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,063 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,961 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72%
89%
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.

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Did You Know?
Arapahoe, 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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Arapahoe, CO is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.