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Community College of Denver

General Information

Name: Community College of Denver
Address: 1111 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80204

  • General information: (303) 556-2600
  • Financial aid office: (303) 556-2420
  • Admissions office: (303) 556-2420

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$1,698
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$8,478$8,091$7,641
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Off Campus$16,828$16,172$15,022
Off Campus with Family$8,206$7,937$7,246
Off Campus$23,752$20,433$19,656
Off Campus with Family$15,130$12,198$11,880

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 61%
  • Federal grants: 51%
  • State/local grants: 32%
  • Institutional grants: 8%
  • Student loans: 20%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$3076
  • State/local grants:$1428
  • Institutional grants:$1011
  • Student loans:$4056


Total enrollment: 8909
First-time student retention: 48%
Overall graduation rate: 19%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 23%
    • Part Time: 77%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 37%
    • Women: 63%

White non-hispanic: 44%
Black non-hispanic: 15%
Hispanic: 26%
Asian/pacific islander: 6%
American indian/alaska native: 2%
Other: 8%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1975 -  None

Degrees offered

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping - Associate, Certificate
 Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General - Associate, Certificate
 Business Administration and Management, General - Associate, Certificate

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer and Information Sciences, General - Associate, Certificate

 Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other - Associate, Certificate

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
 Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General - Associate, Certificate

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
 Child Development - Associate, Certificate

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Dental Hygiene/Hygienist - Associate
 Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech - Associate
 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) - Certificate
 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training - Certificate
 Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage - Certificate
 Medical Office Management/Administration - Certificate
 Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant - Certificate
 Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - Associate
 Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer - Associate
 Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant - Associate

Legal Professions and Studies
 Legal Assistant/Paralegal - 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

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - Certificate

Precision Production
 Machine Shop Technology/Assistant - Certificate
 Welding Technology/Welder - Associate, Certificate

Public Administration and Social Service Professions
 Human Services, General - Associate, Certificate

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

Security and Protective Services
 Security and Loss Prevention Services - Associate, Certificate

Visual and Performing Arts
 Commercial Photography - Associate, Certificate
 Graphic Design - Associate, Certificate

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