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Pikes Peak State College

Colorado Springs, CO


  • Type
    4-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Large • Suburban
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Pikes Peak State College is a large, 4-year, public school. This coed college is located in a suburban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers certificate, associate, and bachelor's degrees.

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With more than 17,000 students, PPSC is the largest and most diverse college in the Pikes Peak region. We have three main campuses: Centennial on the south side of town; Rampart Range on the north side; and the Downtown Studio Campus in the heart of the city core. We have smaller learning centers at Fort Carson Army Post and Peterson Air Force Base. Our average class size is 16. We offer transferrable credits to UCCS, CSU, Regis and many other four-year colleges and universities throughout the nation. 26% of our students are connected to the military. PPSC contributes $390.3 million to the local economy. PPSC students receive a rate of return of 13% on the money they invest in tuition. Tuition costs $4,651 annually (2 semesters at 15 credits per semester and can vary based on the program of study.) PPSC awards $1 million in scholarships annually. Most students who apply for scholarships or financial aid get assistance. Our nationally accredited Child Development Center provides quality care and educational services for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old.

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