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Emily Griffith Opportunity School

General Information

Name: Emily Griffith Opportunity School
Address: 1250 Welton St, Denver, CO 80204-2197

  • General information: (720) 423-4700
  • Financial aid office: (720) 423-4744
  • Admissions office: (720) 423-4702

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$19,821$19,101$17,721
Off Campus with Family$11,199$10,866$9,919
Off Campus$25,821$25,101$23,721
Off Campus with Family$17,199$16,866$15,919

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 8%
  • Federal grants: 6%
  • *institutional grants: 2%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$2735


Total enrollment: 4192
First-time student retention: 67%
Overall graduation rate: 57%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 30%
    • Part Time: 70%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 76%
    • Women: 24%

White non-hispanic: 63%
Black non-hispanic: 8%
Hispanic: 23%
Asian/pacific islander: 2%
American indian/alaska native: 2%
Other: 2%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees 4/1/1926 -  None

Degrees offered

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
 Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management - Certificate

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

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - Certificate

Construction Trades
 Construction Trades, Other - Certificate

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

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
 Apparel and Textile Manufacture - Certificate
 Child Care and Support Services Management - Certificate
 Housing and Human Environments, Other - Certificate

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Dental Assisting/Assistant - Certificate
 Home Health Aide/Home Attendant - Certificate
 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training - Certificate
 Medical Office Assistant/Specialist - Certificate
 Medical Office Management/Administration - Certificate
 Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist - Certificate
 Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant - Certificate
 Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician - Certificate
 Pharmacy Technician/Assistant - Certificate

Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
 Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician - Certificate
 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician - Certificate
 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician - Certificate
 Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician - Certificate

Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
 Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other - Certificate

Personal and Culinary Services
 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General - Certificate
 Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager - Certificate

Precision Production
 Welding Technology/Welder - Certificate

Science Technologies/Technicians
 Science Technologies/Technicians, Other - Certificate

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