Community College of Aurora
Aurora, CO 80011-9036

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,387
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 24:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
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
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Community College of Aurora 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

Community College of Aurora charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,480 and in-state students paid $3,286.

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

$8,881
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$3,286
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$13,480
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 66% of Community College of Aurora's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,947 (which is 13.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Community College of Aurora in 2016-2017, was 74, which is 30% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,063 (which is 33% above the national average.)

$4,947
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$6,063
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
66%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Community College of Aurora has enrolled a total of 7,387 students (1,466 students full-time and 5,921 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,387 students, 537 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 865 students for distance studies.

7,387
Total Enrollment
537
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 35%

Hispanic: 26%

Black/African American: 19%

Two or more races: 6%

Asian: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

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

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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 24% 830 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 414 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 10% 347 75
Visual And Performing Arts 9% 293
Health Professions And Related Programs 9% 293
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 150 0
Education 3% 109 21
Legal Professions And Studies 2% 53
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1% 30
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 1% 28

Graduation & Dropout Rates

29%
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 Community College of Aurora full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

9%
Still enrolled
54%
Dropout rate
9%
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

$28,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Community College of Aurora graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,000. Last year, out of the total 1,457 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,224 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,530 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,270 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $28,000 $33,100
Employment Rate 84% 83%
Total Graduates 1,457 1,530

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