Aims Community College

  • 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 6,250 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.

Top Rankings

Aims Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 168 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Aims Community College(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty168 staff54 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Aims Community College has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 29:1 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 grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,250 students1,530 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio37:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,157 students670 students
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# Part-Time Students4,093 students860 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
32%
21%
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% Black
2%
5%
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% White
58%
57%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
% Non Resident races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score0.560.62
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College Completion Rate
26%
40%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,700$33,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,756 is less than the state average of $4,586. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,424 is less than the state average of $10,832. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,756$4,586
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,424$10,832
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,553$10,940
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,350$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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 (18.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • IBMC College
    IBMC College Photo
    Private for-profit
    405 students | 18.60 Mi3842 South Mason Street
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    (970) 223-2669
    18.60405
  • DeVry University-Colorado
    Private, for profit
    964 students | 36.00 Mi1870 W 122nd Ave
    Denver, CO 80234
    (303) 280-7400
    36.00964
  • 18,880 students | 37.70 Mi3645 W 112th Ave
    Westminster, CO 80031
    (303) 404-5000
    37.7018,880
  • 339 students | 38.70 Mi10851 W 120th Ave
    Broomfield, CO 80021
    (303) 466-1714
    38.70339
  • 7 students | 39.40 Mi9065 Grant St
    Thornton, CO 80229
    (303) 457-2757
    39.407
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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,586 per year for in-state students and $10,832 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,963 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 87%. 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 0.73. The most diverse community college in Colorado is CollegeAmerica-Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.