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Pikes Peak Community College

General Information

Name: Pikes Peak Community College
Address: 5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498

  • General information: (719) 576-7711
  • Financial aid office: (800) 456-6847 x7089
  • Admissions office: (866) 411-7722

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

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,698$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$16,799$16,052$14,866
Off Campus with Family$8,177$7,961$7,225
Off Campus$23,523$22,774$21,361
Off Campus with Family$14,901$14,683$13,720

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 61%
  • Federal grants: 42%
  • State/local grants: 40%
  • Institutional grants: 8%
  • Student loans: 24%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$2883
  • State/local grants:$1423
  • Institutional grants:$1298
  • Student loans:$3226


Total enrollment: 10619
First-time student retention: 50%
Overall graduation rate: 17%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 37%
    • Part Time: 63%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 41%
    • Women: 59%

White non-hispanic: 69%
Black non-hispanic: 9%
Hispanic: 12%
Asian/pacific islander: 4%
American indian/alaska native: 2%
Other: 6%


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
 Business Administration and Management, General - Associate, Certificate
 Management Information Systems, General - Associate, Certificate

Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services
 Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects - Associate, Certificate
 Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate

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

Construction Trades
 Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other - Associate, Certificate

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
 Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate
 CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician - Certificate
 Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other - Associate
 Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician - Associate

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

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
 Sign Language Interpretation and Translation - Associate, Certificate

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Dental Assisting/Assistant - Associate, Certificate
 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) - Associate, Certificate
 Medical Office Management/Administration - Associate, Certificate
 Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - Associate, Certificate
 Pharmacy Technician/Assistant - Certificate
 Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist - Certificate
 Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician - Associate, Certificate

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
 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate
 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate

Natural Resources and Conservation
 Natural Resources/Conservation, General - Associate

Personal and Culinary Services
 Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General - Associate, Certificate
 Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager - Certificate

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

Security and Protective Services
 Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration - Associate, Certificate
 Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician - Associate
 Fire Science/Fire-fighting - Certificate
 Security and Protective Services, Other - Associate

Visual and Performing Arts
 Interior Design - Associate

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