80215 Community Colleges

In 80215, Lakewood, Colorado, you can find 1 community college serving 187 students.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the state average of 31:1..

80215, CO Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • 80215-LakewoodColorado School of Trades
    Private for-profit
    1575 Hoyt St
    187 students
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A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
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