Thornton Community Colleges

In Thornton, Colorado, you can find 2 community colleges serving 407 students.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the 31:1 state average.

Thornton, CO Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • ThorntonEverest College-Thornton
    Private for-profit
    9065 Grant St
    ThorntonCO80229
    (303)457-2757
    384 students
  • Thornton
    Kaplan College-Denver
    Private for-profit
    500 E. 84th Ave., W-200
    ThorntonCO80229
    (303)295-0550
    23 students
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Did You Know?
For Adams County, CO public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,835 per year for in-state students and $10,927 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,217 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Adams County, CO is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Adams County, 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Adams County, CO is Anthem College-Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.