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School Highlights

Arapahoe Community College serves 11,788 students (18% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 11,788 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,346
  • Out-state tuition: $9,627
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Minority enrollment: 33%
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • ACC and Lockheed Martin Developing Tech Workforce - 07/05/2022
    A select group of Arapahoe Community College (ACC) students and graduates have launched their careers with positions at Lockheed Martin through the Software Associate Degree Program (SWAP) and the Community ...moreCollege STEM hiring initiative.Lockheed Martin recruits students in pursuit of technical 2-year degrees to attract, develop and retain early-career technical professionals who seek employment in software and cyber-related fields. Students gain experiential learning and are subsequently retained as employees upon graduating with their associate degree and completing Lockheed Martin`s clearance process."ACC is proud to have this workforce affiliation with Lockheed Martin," said Nina Amey, ACC Computer Networking Technology Program Chair / Faculty. "This collaboration supports a pipeline of talented professionals for in-demand careers in cybersecurity, secure software development, and computer science."ACC currently has 7 students/graduates employed by Lockheed Martin: hide

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 707 teachers has grown by 272% over five years.
Arapahoe Community College
(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
707 staff
87 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Arapahoe Community College has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
The Arapahoe Community College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
11,788 students
1,461 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,142 students
556 students
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# Part-Time Students
9,646 students
905 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Arapahoe Community College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CO.
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
578 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
14%
25%
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% Black
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arapahoe Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
67%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arapahoe Community College and the percentage of White community college students in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arapahoe Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.50
0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Arapahoe Community College and the community college average diversity score of CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
26%
40%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Arapahoe Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,200
$33,300
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Arapahoe Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CO by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,346 is less than the state average of $3,768. The in-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,627 is less than the state average of $10,421. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,346
$3,768
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,627
$10,421
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Arapahoe Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Tuition Notes
Tuition for 2022-2023 for 15 credit hours in person courses, does not include fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
62%
87%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Arapahoe Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,675
$11,634
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Arapahoe Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Arapahoe Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
88%
This chart display the percent admitted of Arapahoe Community College and the community college average percent admitted of CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
American Chemical Society, Astronomy Club, Board Game Club, Elevate, Jewelry Club, Journalism Club, Meditation Club, National Society of Leadership and Success, Peer Nurse Mentoring Experience, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Physical Therapy Assistant Club, Space Grant Teams, STEM Club, Student Government, Writers Studio Club
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • ACC is an innovative, learning-centered community college. With more than 50 years of service to our community and locations in LIttleton, Parker and Castle Rock, our highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff assure your success. We offer more than 90 Degrees and Certificates ranging from computer science, automotive technology, mortuary science, nursing, interior design and criminal justice. ACC also offers a Bachelor's Degree Nursing, Bachelor's of Applied Science in Emergency Service Administration and a Bachelor's of Applied Science in Advanced Parametic Practitioner. We also have a collaborative partnership with Colorado State University at our Sturm Collaboration Campus where you can acheive Bachelor's Degrees in Accounting, Cybersecurity and Secure Software. Start at ACC and Move Mountains Anywhere!  After achieving your Associate Degree, you can go directly into the workforce or transfer your credits to complete your Bachelor's Degree at a Colorado 4-year Institution.  ACC will help you with every step.
Profile last updated: 08/05/2022

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 11,788 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,346
  • Out-state tuition: $9,627
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Minority enrollment: 33%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Arapahoe County, CO community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Arapahoe County, CO is Community College of Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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