Pikes Peak Community College
- Our mission is to provide high quality, educational opportunities accessible to all, with a focus on student success and community needs.
Pikes Peak Community College serves 12,506 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 12,506 students
- In-state tuition: $3,227
- Out-state tuition: $12,525
- Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
- Minority enrollment: 38%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Pikes Peak Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 760 teachers has grown by 117% over five years.
Pikes Peak Community College
(CO) Community College Avg.
Four or more years
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
The student population of Pikes Peak Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Pikes Peak Community College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $3,227 is less than the state average of $3,735. The in-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,525 is more than the state average of $10,371. The out-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- Whether your educational goal is to complete a two-year degree for transfer to a four-year college or university, or a two-year vocational degree or certificate emphasizing specific occupational or vocational skill, Pikes Peak Community College can help you. Information Technology Support Services (ITSS) provides networked computing services to students, faculty and staff. Services provided by the department include Internet access, online course support using Blackboard, computer classroom, lab and office hardware and software support to include LCD and overhead projectors, telecommunications, video conferencing, training for faculty and staff, application development for the college as well as for the Community Colleges of Colorado (CCofC), and the evaluation and implementation of new technologies consistent with the mission of the college. Today, PPCC has grown and expanded to become the largest postsecondary educational institution in Colorado Springs and offers the most widely accessible and affordable education in the region. Serving the residents of El Paso, Teller, and Elbert Counties, PPCC offers more than 125 programs of study in transfer liberal arts and sciences areas and career and technical training. Currently, Pikes Peak Community College helps over 16,000 people each year begin their education, advance their careers, and enrich their lives. Our average graduating student has student loans of approx $6,000. The College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Pikes Peak Community College cost?
Pikes Peak Community College's tuition is approximately $3,227 for In-State students and $12,525 for Out-State students.
What is Pikes Peak Community College's ranking?
Pikes Peak Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Colorado for: Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.
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