Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton
CO, 80160-9002
Tel: 3037974222
9,800 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Arapahoe Community College serves 9,800 students (25% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Arapahoe Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Arapahoe County, CO.
The nearest community college is Westwood College - Denver South (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Arapahoe Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 9,800 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,800 students
1,287 students
Arapahoe Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,450 students
832 students
Arapahoe Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,350 students
1,021 students
Arapahoe Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Arapahoe Community College sch enrollment Arapahoe Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Arapahoe Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
3% 1%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
Arapahoe Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
Arapahoe Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
76%
66%
Arapahoe Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Arapahoe Community College More (2010-2011)
Arapahoe Community College sch ethnicity Arapahoe 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. 0.41 0.45
Arapahoe Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,898 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,293 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,898 $5,845
Arapahoe Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,293 $10,047
Arapahoe Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,909 per year for in-state students and $9,239 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,840 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.