Aims Community College

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School Overview

Aims Community College opened its doors to students in 1967 and had its first graduating class in 1969. The original Aims campus was located in Greeley, Colorado, with a second campus opening in Fort Lupton in 1984, and a third in Loveland in 1987. Each Aims location offers two-year associate degree programs as well as professional certificates. Aims offers both day and night classes and students can choose from a large selection of over 160 accredited degree and certificate programs.

Aims offers an Online Campus option that gives students the opportunityto take courses online via the world wide web. Through this online option, students can earn a degree or certificate without having to attend daily on-campus classes.

Aims is one of the larget two-year community colleges in Colorado. Since its inception in 1967, Aims has expanded to four campuses, 18 buildings, and over 2,000 courses taught during the day, night, and weekend with more than 200,000 students. Aims is also one of the most respected community colleges in America.

General Information

Admission Office

5401 West 20th Street

PO Box 69

Greeley, CO 80632

(970) 339-6404

(800) 301-5388

Contact: Stuart Thomas

Director of Admissions
Main Address

5401 West 20th Street, PO Box 69

Greeley, CO 80632

(970) 330-8008

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,547


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for radiologic technology, police academy and biofeedback programs based on test scores.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Supplies A,C
Agriculture – General A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Radiologic Technology A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Aims Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (970) 330-8008
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 5401 W. 20th St., Greeley, CO 80634
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,634
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,773 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,762
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,418
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,032

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Aims Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Aims Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 43
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 74
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 45
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Construction Trades 21
Education 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 34
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 137
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 32
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Precision Production 21
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 33
Grand total 5244

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Aims Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,762
Out-of-state $10,418
Books and supplies $1,475

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 390 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 347 68% $6,032
Student loan aid 53 10% $4,632

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,507 40% $5,464
Federal student loans 473 8% $4,301

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Aims Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Aims Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Aims Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,634
Undergraduate enrollment 6,634
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Aims Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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