Pikes Peak Community College

5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs
CO, 80906-5498
Tel: (719)502-2000
15,186 students
Public institution

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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 15,186 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Pikes Peak Community College is one of 7 community colleges within El Paso County, CO.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Colorado Springs (3.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Pikes Peak 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 15,186 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
15,186 students
1,283 students
Pikes Peak Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
5,998 students
832 students
Pikes Peak Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 9,188 students
1,020 students
Pikes Peak Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Pikes Peak Community College sch enrollment Pikes Peak Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Pikes Peak Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Pikes Peak Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Pikes Peak Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
74%
66%
Pikes Peak Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Pikes Peak Community College More (2010-2012)
Pikes Peak Community College sch ethnicity Pikes Peak 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. 0.43 0.45
Pikes Peak Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,989 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has declined by 42% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,384 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,989 $5,940
Pikes Peak Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,384 $10,075
Pikes Peak Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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