Best Colorado Community Colleges (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 32 community colleges serving 107,686 students in Colorado (17 public colleges and 15 private colleges).
For Colorado 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 (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 87% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 43% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(CO) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
21%
Black
5%
White
57%
Two or more races
4%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
6%
CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Colorado Community Colleges (2021-22)

  • College Location Students
  • 9065 Grant St
    Thornton, CO 80229
    (303) 457-2757

    7 students
  • 5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
    Littleton, CO 80160
    (303) 797-4222

    18,368 students
  • 500 Kennedy Drive
    Rangely, CO 81648
    (800) 562-1105

    1,365 students
  • Colorado School of Trades
    Private for-profit
    1575 Hoyt St
    Lakewood, CO 80215
    (303) 233-4697

    135 students
  • 111 N. Havana Street
    Aurora, CO 80010
    (303) 861-1151

    423 students
  • DeVry University-Colorado
    Private, for profit
    1870 W 122nd Ave
    Denver, CO 80234
    (303) 280-7400

    964 students
  • 11194 E 45th Ave
    Denver, CO 80239
    (844) 768-0290

    1,303 students
  • 8242 South University Blvd, Suite 100
    Centennial, CO 80122
    (303) 542-7000

    129 students
  • 1079 Space Center Drive, Suite 140
    Colorado Springs, CO 80915
    (719) 208-3800

    146 students
  • 7475 Dakin St Suite 100
    Denver, CO 80221
    (303) 426-1800

    631 students
  • 10851 W 120th Ave
    Broomfield, CO 80021
    (303) 466-1714

    339 students
  • 5401 W. 20th St.
    Greeley, CO 80634
    (970) 330-8008

    6,250 students
  • 1681 S Dayton St
    Denver, CO 80247
    (303) 751-8700

    251 students
  • 802 Grand Ave.
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
    (800) 621-8559

    5,688 students
  • 7655 W Mississippi Ste 100
    Lakewood, CO 80226
    (303) 986-2320

    98 students
  • 16000 E CentreTech Pky
    Aurora, CO 80011
    (303) 360-4700

    7,981 students
  • 1111 W. Colfax Ave.
    Denver, CO 80204
    (303) 556-2600

    7,887 students
  • 1815 Jet Wing Drive
    Colorado Springs, CO 80916
    (719) 638-6580

    330 students
  • 3645 W 112th Ave
    Westminster, CO 80031
    (303) 404-5000

    18,880 students
  • IBMC College
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    Private for-profit
    3842 South Mason Street
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    (970) 223-2669

    405 students
  • 2315 East Pikes Peak Avenue
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
    (719) 632-7626

    598 students
  • 772 Horizon Dr.
    Grand Junction, CO 81506
    (970) 245-8101

    841 students
  • 2401 S Main St
    Lamar, CO 81052
    (719) 336-2248

    754 students
  • 920 Barlow Road
    Fort Morgan, CO 80701
    (970) 542-3100

    1,837 students
  • 100 College Avenue
    Sterling, CO 80751
    (970) 521-6600

    1,492 students
  • 1802 Colorado Ave
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 384-6800

    1,200 students
  • 5675 S Academy Blvd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    (719) 502-2000

    13,204 students
  • 9051 Harlan Street, Unit 20
    Westminster, CO 80031
    (303) 427-5292

    93 students
  • 900 West Orman Avenue
    Pueblo, CO 81004
    (719) 549-3200

    6,197 students
  • 13300 W Sixth Ave
    Denver, CO 80228
    (303) 914-6600

    8,112 students
  • 600 Prospect Street
    Trinidad, CO 81082
    (719) 846-5011

    1,542 students
  • 3150 S Sheridan Blvd
    Denver, CO 80227
    (303) 934-1122

    236 students
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