Arapahoe Community College

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Arapahoe Community College is located in Littleton, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. Also known as ACC, it enrolls more than 18,000 non-credit and credit students every year. ACC is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

ACC students can pursue a degree or certification in more than one hundred fields of study. The college hosts the Great Books Program, in which students earn certification that is accepted by many four-year universities. The Great Books Program is endorsed by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Arapahoe was founded in 1965 as Arapahoe Junior College. It was the very first community college in the Denver metropolitan area. Today the college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 9002

5900 South Santa Fe Drive

Littleton, CO 80160-9002

(303) 797-5621

Fax: (303) 797-5970

[email protected]

Contact: Darcy Briggs-Jackson

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

5900 South Santa Fe Drive

Littleton, CO 80160-9002

(303) 797-4222

Total undergrads: 7,216

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,002

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,250


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Allied health, nursing, automotive, legal assistant, and law enforcement programs require interviews and/or test scores.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Graphic Design A,C
Interior Design A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General C
Hospitality Administration/Management A
International Business A
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management A,C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate C
Sales/Selling Skills A,C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Data Entry Applications A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A,C

Construction Trades

Building Construction Inspection A
Construction Trades – General A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology C
Computer Engineering A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Engineering Technology – General A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Records Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science 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.

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