Aims Community College

Tel: (970)330-8008
  • Aims Community College is a public, two-year, post-secondary institution dedicated to responding to the educational needs of the local, regional, and global communities. The College was created in 1967 to serve the immediate and future educational needs of individuals within the Aims Junior College Taxing District. Committed to meeting these needs, the College offers a variety of educational programs and services delivered with integrity and a high level of quality by a professional and caring faculty and staff. Aims Community College recognizes individual differences in educational needs, desires, learning styles, and abilities.
School Highlights
  • Aims Community College serves 5,001 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Aims Community College is the only community colleges within Weld County, CO.
  • The nearest community college to Aims Community College is IBMC College (18.8 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 168 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Aims Community College(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty168 staff40 staff
Aims Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Aims Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Aims Community College diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,001 students1,643 students
Aims Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio30:136:1
Aims Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,851 students742 students
Aims Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,150 students901 students
Aims Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Aims Community College Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Aims Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Aims Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Aims Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Aims Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Aims Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Aims Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.460.55
Aims Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Aims Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,700$33,100
Aims Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,756 is less than the state average of $3,657. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,424 is more than the state average of $10,359. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,756$3,657
Aims Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$10,424$10,359
Aims Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%89%
Aims Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,773$13,000
Aims Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,139
Aims Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Aims Community College is one of the largest and most comprehensive two-year colleges in Colorado. Since 1967 Aims has established four campuses, constructed 18 buildings, expanded curriculum to 2,000 day, evening and weekend courses and taught more than 300,000 students. Today, Aims ranks among the most respected community colleges in the nation. The College strives to be a dynamic and innovative organization where change is embraced and creativity is celebrated. Aims Community College is a leading source for career education and workforce development. Thus, the College provides opportunities both to gain necessary skills for employment and to upgrade abilities needed for career advancement. Aims Community College understands that our local, regional, and global communities possess multiple resources for responding to common educational and training needs. Therefore, the College seeks and invites opportunities to form productive and collaborative partnerships with other educational systems and institutions, organizations, agencies, and the business community. The College provides comprehensive educational options including: certificates and associate degrees; occupational, technical, general education, and college transfer programs; short courses on topics of specific personal or career interest; and individualized instructional opportunities Aims Community College recognizes the rapid pace of technological, social, and economic change that characterizes today's world. Aims Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Aims Community College is IBMC College (18.8 miles away).
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  • 341 students | 18.80 Mi3842 South Mason Street
    Fort Collins CO  80525
  • DeVry University-Colorado
    Private, for profit
    964 students | 36.40 Mi1870 W 122nd Ave
    Denver CO  80234
  • 18,761 students | 38.20 Mi3645 W 112th Ave
    Westminster CO  80031
  • Redstone College
    Private, for profit
    552 students | 39.10 Mi10851 W 120th Ave
    Broomfield CO  80021
  • Everest College-Thornton
    Private, for profit
    342 students | 39.70 Mi9065 Grant St
    Denver CO  80229
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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,657 per year for in-state students and $10,359 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,389 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.