Arapahoe Community College
Littleton, CO 80160-9002

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 10,261
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Arapahoe Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Arapahoe Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,488 and in-state students paid $3,288.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$8,620
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$3,288
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$13,488
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 56% of Arapahoe Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,620 (which is 5.8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Arapahoe Community College in 2016-2017, was 115, which is 30% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,481 (which is 23.6% below the national average.)

$4,620
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,481
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
56%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Arapahoe Community College has enrolled a total of 10,261 students (1,837 students full-time and 8,424 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,261 students, 956 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,655 students for distance studies.

10,261
Total Enrollment
956
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 62%

Hispanic: 16%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 3%

Black/African American: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Arapahoe Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 26% 1,320 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 16% 802 0
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 5% 269
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 266 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 5% 243 22
Personal And Culinary Services 4% 180
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 173 2
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 170 20
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 165
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 129

Graduation & Dropout Rates

18%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Arapahoe Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

10%
Still enrolled
56%
Dropout rate
15%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Arapahoe Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,000. Last year, out of the total 1,538 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,307 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,852 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,463 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,000 $35,700
Employment Rate 85% 79%
Total Graduates 1,538 1,852

Campus Location

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