5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80634
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  • 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 5,981 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 5,981 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,756
  • Out-state tuition: $10,424
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Aims Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 558 teachers has grown by 232% over five years.
Aims Community College
(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
558 staff
80 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Aims Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Aims Community College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,981 students
2,085 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,707 students
585 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,274 students
1,500 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
380 students
443 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,707 students
528 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
97 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,274 students
952 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
346 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
36%
22%
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% Black
1%
5%
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% White
56%
57%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.62
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
35%
56%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.68%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,700
$33,300
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,756 is less than the state average of $3,735. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,424 is more than the state average of $10,371. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,756
$3,735
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,424
$10,371
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,725
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,406
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
62%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Aims Community College cost?

Aims Community College's tuition is approximately $2,756 for In-State students and $10,424 for Out-State students.

What is Aims Community College's ranking?

Aims Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Colorado for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 5,981 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,756
  • Out-state tuition: $10,424
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,735 per year for in-state students and $10,371 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,162 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Concorde Career College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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