The Colorado community college system: 13 community colleges — 1 vision |

The Colorado community college system: 13 community colleges — 1 vision

Jeff Stoddard/For the Saturday Morning Press

When you apply for admission to a Colorado Community College, you’re opening a door to a spectrum of opportunities that might surprise you. Although the applications for admission vary slightly between the thirteen colleges, it’s always free to apply. Discover unique programs like Gun Smithing at Trinidad State, Mortuary Science at Northeastern, and Marine Biology and Oceanography at CNCC. In addition, you can explore a wide array of possibilities for learning online and get your degree without ever leaving home.

The Colorado Community College System is designed to provide an accessible, responsive learning environment that will help students of every age take the next step toward their life goals. The colleges work together to foster an atmosphere of academic excellence, diversity and innovation.

The advantages to beginning your journey at CNCC are many: Save 50 percent on tuition costs. Save money on room and board. And experience one of the best learning environments in the system, all while earning a degree guaranteed to transfer to a four-year college in Colorado.

Here are the 13 institutions that make up the Colorado Community College System:

• Arapahoe Community College, Littleton

• Colorado Northwestern Community College, Craig and Rangely

• Community College of Aurora, Aurora

• Community College of Denver, Denver

• Front Range Community College, Westminster, Boulder, Ft. Collins, Brighton

• Lamar Community College, Lamar

• Morgan Community College in Ft. Morgan

• Northeastern Junior College, Sterling

• Otero Junior College, La Junta

• Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs

• Pueblo Community College, Pueblo

• Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood and Arvada

• Trinidad State Junior College, Trinidad and Alamosa

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