Pickens Technical College
Aurora, CO 80011-9307


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,204
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
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


Pickens Technical 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

Pickens Technical College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $4,560 and in-state students paid $2,280.

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

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 34% of Pickens Technical College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 31% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,965 (which is 32.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pickens Technical College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Pickens Technical College has enrolled a total of 1,204 students (1,122 students full-time and 82 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 55% men and 45% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 38%

White: 32%

Black/African American: 15%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Asian: 5%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Pickens Technical 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 27% 792
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 18% 529
Personal And Culinary Services 13% 370
Precision Production 7% 215
Construction Trades 6% 178
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 126
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 88
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 2% 46
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 0% 14

Graduation & Dropout Rates

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 Pickens Technical College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
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

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Pickens Technical College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,500. Last year, out of the total 198 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 156 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 162 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 133 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,500 $30,300
Employment Rate 79% 82%
Total Graduates 198 162

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Pickens Technical College.

Aims Community College
47.3 mile away
Morgan Community College
65.3 mile away