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Arapahoe Community College

General Information

Name: Arapahoe Community College
Address: 5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, CO 80160-9002

  • General information: (303) 797-4222
  • Financial aid office: (303) 797-5661
  • Admissions office: (303) 797-5621

Type of Institution: Public, 2-year
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,749$1,698$1,647
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$8,478$8,091$7,236
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Off Campus$16,828$16,172$14,370
Off Campus with Family$8,206$7,937$6,999
Off Campus$23,752$22,604$20,865
Off Campus with Family$15,130$14,369$13,494

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 83%
  • Federal grants: 47%
  • State/local grants: 32%
  • Institutional grants: 9%
  • Student loans: 38%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$3112
  • State/local grants:$1411
  • Institutional grants:$807
  • Student loans:$3693


Total enrollment: 7132
First-time student retention: 46%
Overall graduation rate: 17%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 31%
    • Part Time: 69%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 37%
    • Women: 63%

White non-hispanic: 78%
Black non-hispanic: 3%
Hispanic: 8%
Asian/pacific islander: 4%
American indian/alaska native: 1%
Other: 5%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1970 -  None

Degrees offered

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping - Associate
 Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General - Associate, Certificate
 Business Administration and Management, General - Associate, Certificate
 Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other - Certificate
 Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General - Certificate
 Office Management and Supervision - Certificate
 Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General - Certificate
 Selling Skills and Sales Operations - Associate
 Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations - Certificate

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer and Information Sciences, General - Associate
 Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - Certificate
 Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other - Certificate
 System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager - Associate, Certificate

Construction Trades
 Building/Construction Site Management/Manager - Associate
 Construction Trades, General - Certificate

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
 Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate
 Computer Engineering Technology/Technician - Certificate
 Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate
 Engineering Technology, General - Associate

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
 Child Development - Certificate

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician - Associate
 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) - Certificate
 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate
 Hematology Technology/Technician - Certificate
 Medical Office Management/Administration - Associate, Certificate
 Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant - Certificate
 Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - Associate, Certificate
 Pharmacy Technician/Assistant - Certificate
 Physical Therapist Assistant - Associate

Legal Professions and Studies
 Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Associate, Certificate

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 General Studies - Associate
 Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other - Associate
 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies - Associate

Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate

Personal and Culinary Services
 Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General - Associate

Science Technologies/Technicians
 Science Technologies/Technicians, Other - Associate

Security and Protective Services
 Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration - Associate
 Criminal Justice/Police Science - Certificate

Visual and Performing Arts
 Graphic Design - Associate
 Interior Design - Associate

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