Top Arapahoe County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 6 top community colleges in Arapahoe County, Colorado, serving 19,047 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 42:1.

Top Arapahoe County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
    Littleton CO  80160
    3037974222

    9,644 students
  • 1681 S Dayton St
    Denver CO  80247
    (303)751-8700

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

    7,617 students
  • 111 N. Havana Street
    Aurora CO  80010
    (303)861-1151

    761 students
  • Everest College-Aurora
    Private, for profit
    14280 East Jewell Ave
    Aurora CO  80012
    (303)745-6244

    328 students
  • Platt College-Aurora
    Private, for profit
    3100 South Parker Road
    Aurora CO  80014
    3033695151

    208 students
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