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Aims Community College

Greeley, CO

At A Glance

Main Address

5401 W 20th St

Greeley, CO 80634-3002

https://www.aims.edu/

Admission Office

5401 West 20th Street

Greeley, CO 80634

(970) 339-6404

Fax : (970) 506-6958

myenrollment@aims.edu

Contact : Jody Margheim

Registrar

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 4204

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 6,620

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,226

In-State Tuition : $2,281.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $13,018.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 19 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 65.0%
Health Professions : 10.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management, General A C
Agricultural Production Operations, General A C
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production A C

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia A C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects A C
Graphic Communications, General A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager A C
Carpentry/Carpenter C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, General A C
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Petroleum Technology/Technician A C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Medical/Clinical Assistant A C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A C
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician C
Surgical Technology/Technologist A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician A C
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder A C

Science Technologies & Technicians
Science Technologies/Technicians, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A C
Criminal Justice/Police Science A C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting A C

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Traffic Controller A
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew A C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Independent Study

Internships

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Weekend College

Distance Learning

Computer Services

2200 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Student Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : aircraft simulator, air traffic control simulator, fire tower, maker space

Geographic Location : 60 miles from Denver.

Small City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 6,620

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,226

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,972

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 25

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 98.0%

Out of state students : 2.0%

Part Time students : 51.0%

Percentage of males : 43.0%

Percentage of females : 57.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

American Indian/Alaskan Native : 2.0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander : 1.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 38.0%

White : 52.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Student code of conduct, civility statement enforced, parking permits required.

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Minority students services

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Study skills assistance

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Other Sports : Wallyball


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 4,765

Admitted : 4,765

Enrolled : 1,006

Open admission 100.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Special admissions requirements for Aviation, Surgical Technology, Radiologic Technology, Peace Officer Academy, Paramedic, Fire Academy, and Nursing.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students may receive credit for courses at Aims when scoring 3 or higher on AP exams.

High school Coursework

High school diploma or equivalent is not required

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Academic Electives

0

2

Math

0

4

Social Studies

0

3

Foreign Language

0

1

English

0

4

Science

0

3

Science Lab

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Biology

3

5

BIO 111

All

4

10

BIO 111 & BIO 112

All

Calculus AB

3

5

MAT 201

All

Calculus BC

3

5

MAT 201

All

4

10

MAT 201 & MAT 202

All

Chemistry

3

5

CHE 111

All

5

10

CHE 111 & CHE 112

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POS 225

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG 121

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

LIT 115

All

Environmental Science

3

4

ENV 101

All

European History

3

3

HIS 101

All

4

6

HIS 101 & HIS 102

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 106

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 202

All

Physics 1

3

5

PHY 111

All

Physics 2

3

5

PHY 112

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

5

PHY 212

All

Psychology

3

6

PSY 101 & PSY 102

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPA 211

All

Statistics

3

3

MAT 135

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POS 111

All

United States History

3

3

HIS 121

All

4

6

HIS 121 & HIS 122

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIS 111 & HIS 112

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

5

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

49

5

Biology

99

5

Calculus with Elementary Functions

99

5

Chemistry

99

5

College Algebra

99

6

French I

41

5

French II

48

15

German I

40

5

German II

48

15

History of United States I

45

5

History of United States II

45

10

Introductory Business Law

54

5

Introductory Psychology

52

5

Introductory Sociology

47

5

Principles of Macroeconomics

53

5

Principles of Management

47

5

Principles of Marketing

54

5

Principles of Microeconomics

53

5

Spanish I

41

5

Spanish II

50

15

Western Civilization I

46

5

Western Civilization II

47

10

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 79.0%

% of loans / jobs : 21.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Chris Peterson

Financial aid office phone : (970) 339-6548

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $67.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $425.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$2,281.00

$2,281.00

$2,281.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$13,018.00

$13,018.00

$13,018.00

Room only:

--

$11,800.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,475.00

$1,475.00

$1,475.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$3,744.00

$3,591.00

Transportation expenses:

--

--

--

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,756.00

$19,300.00

$7,347.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$14,493.00

$30,037.00

$18,084.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 170

Transfers admitted percentage: 100.0%

Transfers admitted: 170

Transfers enrolled percentage: 57.0%

Transfers enrolled: 97

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 44.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 56.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $13,018.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,800.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $425.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students