Lincoln College of Technology-Denver
- Denver Automotive and Diesel College offers you a great future if you’re interested in learning to be an Automotive Technician. Training focuses on skills that you’ll use every day in your new career, as well as honing the dedication, drive and discipline that will help you achieve success. If you’ve been looking at automotive technology schools, choose an automotive and diesel technology school that focuses on hands-on training, with industry standard equipment and experienced instructors – choose Denver Automotive and Diesel College!
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver places among the top 20% of community colleges in Colorado for:
- Category Attribute
- Student Earnings Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation)
- The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|Lincoln College of Technology-Denver||(CO) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||56 staff||40 staff|
|Number of Programs Offered||9||8|
|Total Enrollment||1,263 students||1,643 students|
|# Full-Time Students||1,263 students||742 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate (Year 2015)|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$39,200||$33,100|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||89%||89%|
|Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)||$11,730||$11,730|
|Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)||$4,750||$5,139|
|Acceptance Rate (Year 2010)||37%||76%|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- Denver Automotive Institute, as we were known then, held its first class of 27 students in downtown Denver, Colorado in May of 1963. As student population and demand grew, a Diesel Mechanics curriculum was added in 1966. Within three years a newly-renovated 71,000 sq. ft. facility opened, fully realizing our new name: Denver Automotive and Diesel College - DADC. Enhancing program offerings and estabilishing credibility as one of the top national educators became a priority. The consistent and regular refinements we made met various NATEF requirements and we became a "Master Certified Automotive School". Soon afterwards, we further enhanced our programs by adding Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs in Automotive, Diesel and Master Technology. DADC's Automotive and Diesel programs can help you learn the diagnostic procedures necessary to determine complex problems, fix them and provide ongoing maintenance. In addition, you'll have an in-depth understanding of why automotive and diesel engines work the way they do, allowing you to better fix and maintain vehicles, and provide a higher level of service. Using hands-on training, a solid system of knowledge and our long-standing reputation with major manufacturers and shops, we can help you jump-start your career in the Automotive and Diesel Industries. Denver Automotive and Diesel College (DADC) can offer you endless possibilities and opportunities to pursue skiing, snowboarding, snowdecks, snowskates, and other winter activities. DADC utilizes several fund sources to assist students in paying for their education. Funding is provided by Federal grants, various scholarships, Veterans benefits, low interest Perkins (Campus Based) loans, low interest Stafford loans, and by other fund sources specifically designed to fund education to qualified applicants at DADC.
- The nearest community college to Lincoln College of Technology-Denver is Community College of Denver (2.3 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 10,296 students | 2.30 Mi1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver,  CO  80204
- 154 students | 3.60 Mi3001 S Federal Blvd
Denver,  CO  80236
- 176 students | 4.40 Mi7655 W Mississippi Ste 100
Denver,  CO  80226
- 236 students | 4.50 Mi3150 S Sheridan Blvd
Denver,  CO  80227
- 1,391 students | 5.80 Mi7150 Montview Blvd
Denver,  CO  80220
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