Community College of Denver

  • Community College of Denver is a comprehensive, student-oriented urban college, providing open access to a diverse population. CCD pledges open admissions and appropriate support to every individual who seeks the opportunities available at the college for lifelong education and personal development.
School Highlights
  • Community College of Denver serves 10,296 students (24% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Community College of Denver is one of 4 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
  • The nearest community college to Community College of Denver is Johnson & Wales University-Denver (5.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Community College of Denver places among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 198 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Community College of Denver(CO) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty198 staff40 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Community College of Denver has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Community College of Denver diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,296 students1,643 students
# Full-Time Students2,514 students742 students
# Part-Time Students7,782 students901 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.730.55
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$33,100

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,394 is less than the state average of $3,657. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,692 is more than the state average of $10,359. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,394$3,657
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,692$10,359
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%89%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$14,084$11,730
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$4,961$5,139
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Community College of Denver is a public, comprehensive, learning-centered, urban college that provides open access to a diverse population. CCD, with its main campus in downtown Denver and five branch campuses located throughout the city, has an unduplicated student headcount of 10,793 and a full-time equivalent enrollment of 4,027, annualized (2000-2001). The college reflects the center-city: two-thirds of its student body is low income; approximately 65 percent is first generation; nearly 10 percent has a disability; for more than 8 percent, English is the second language; students of color make up more than 58 percent of CCD's population; and the full- and part-time staffs reflect the faces of CCD students. Our award-winning faculty, small classes and extensive support services combine to provide you a valuable and successful educational experience. Choose from more than 125 programs that prepare you for a new career, job advancement or for transfer to a four-year school. Learn in a traditional classroom setting at a variety of sites or take classes online. Community College of Denver's educational programs are designed to enrich the social, civic and economic fabric of our community, nation and the world. Ideas, innovation and the preparation of a well-trained workforce are essential to a vibrant economy. CCD provides access and opportunity for nontraditional students, workforce development and training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships that are improving high school graduation, college enrollment and career success.

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,657 per year for in-state students and $10,359 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,389 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.