80229 Community Colleges

In 80229, 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 state average of 31:1..

80229, CO Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • 80229-ThorntonEverest College-Thornton
    Private for-profit
    9065 Grant St
    Thornton80229
    (303)457-2757
    384 students
  • 80229-Thornton
    Kaplan College-Denver
    Private for-profit
    500 E. 84th Ave., W-200
    Thornton80229
    (303)295-0550
    23 students
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