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Arapahoe Community College

Littleton, CO

At A Glance

Main Address

5900 S Santa Fe Dr

Littleton, CO 80120-1801

Admission Office

PO Box 9002

5900 S Santa Fe Drive

Littleton, CO 80160-9002

(303) 797-5637

Type of School



community college

2-year school


Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 4014

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 10,963

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,083

In-State Tuition : $4,950.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $19,227.00

School Calendar


Degrees Available





Large Town (10-50k)


Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Extension locations in Parker and Castle Rock, CO.



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 : --


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 : --

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Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 20 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Liberal Arts : 44.0%
Health Professions : 20.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 6.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 6.0%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies : 5.0%
Personal and Miscellaneous Services : 5.0%

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

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Banking and Financial Support Services A C
Business/Commerce, General C
Hospitality Administration/Management, General A
International Business/Trade/Commerce A
Management Information Systems, General A
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C
Office Management and Supervision A C
Real Estate C
Selling Skills and Sales Operations A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Journalism A

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General A
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager A C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A C

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector A
Construction Trades, General A C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians A C
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians C
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician A
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, General A C
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician A C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Development A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician A
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical Office Management/Administration A C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Occupational Therapist Assistant A
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant C
Physical Therapy Assistant A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

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

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

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General A C

Personal & Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General A

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

Visual & Performing Arts
Graphic Design A C
Interior Design 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

Cooperative Education

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study


English as a Second Language (ESL)

Accelerated Program

Double Major

Honors Program

Student-Designed Major

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

146 Public computers

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : Colorado Gallery of the Arts

Geographic Location : 10 miles from Denver.

Large Town


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 10,963

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,083

Degree-seeking undergrads : 8,593

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 23

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 94.0%

Out of state students : 6.0%

Part Time students : 78.0%

Percentage of males : 44.0%

Percentage of females : 56.0%


Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 3.0%

Asian : 4.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 16.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 5.0%

White : 65.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities


Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries


Choral Groups


Concert Band


Dance Activity




Film Society




Government or Political Activity


International Student Organization


Jazz Band


Literary Magazine


Marching Band


Model United Nations


Music Ensembles


Musical Theater




Pep Band


Radio Station




Student Newspaper


Symphony Orchestra


Television Station






General Applying Information

Application Fee: Not reported

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 1,956

Admitted : 1,956

Enrolled : 682

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.

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test


Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Allied Health, Nursing, Automotive, Legal Assistant, Law Enforcement, and Mortuary Science programs require interviews and/or test scores.

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.


Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 43.0%

% of loans / jobs : 57.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 63.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Ariel Mendez

Financial aid office phone : (303) 797-5661

Financial Aid Forms

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


Other: Verification Worksheet

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $153.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $629.00

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

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by


Minority Status

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by


Minority Status

State/District Residency

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:




Out-of-state tuition and fees:




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Books and supplies:




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Important cost information from the school: In-state tuition based upon student taking traditional courses with assumption of Colorado Opportunity Fund waiver of $40 per credit hour.

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: 45

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 45

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 1,820

Transfers admitted percentage: 100.0%

Transfers admitted: 1,820

Transfers enrolled percentage: 33.0%

Transfers enrolled: 615

Terms in which transfer students may enroll




Transfers accepted as

Special Requirements


For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $19,227.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,547.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $629.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

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

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

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students