Pikes Peak Community College

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School Overview

Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) is a two-year community college located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is one of the larger colleges in the state, offering Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees in over 150 fields of study.

PPCC students can study in fields such as business, computer and information technology, health care services, and many high-tech career fields. The school’s transfer program ensures that students’ coursework is recognized by institutions of higher learning in Colorado.

General Information

Admission Office

5675 South Academy Boulevard

Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498

(719) 502-3000

(800) 456-6847



Contact: Jeffery Horner

Admissions
Main Address

5675 South Academy Boulevard

Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498

(719) 502-2000

www.ppcc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 11,410

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,800

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Customer Service Support A,C
Executive Assistant A
Financial Planning A,C
International Business A
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management A,C
Real Estate C
Restaurant/Food Services Management C

Communications Technologies

Graphic Communications A,C
Radio/Television Broadcasting A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting C
Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Robotics A

English Language & Literature

American Literature A
English Language & Literature – General A
Technical/Business Writing A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A,C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Phlebotomy C
Premedicine A

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources Management/Policy A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Emergency Management/Homeland Security A,C
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

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.

Pikes Peak Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(719) 502-2000
Website:www.ppcc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.ppcc.edu/prospective-students/application/
Address:5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:13,154
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:8,491 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,536
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,730
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:67%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,192

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Pikes Peak Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pikes Peak Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services43
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services53
Construction Trades11
Education21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields64
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Health Professions and Related Programs128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service44
Legal Professions and Studies21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians53
Natural Resources and Conservation22
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Personal and Culinary Services21
Precision Production53
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total5845

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Pikes Peak Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services22
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Grand total35

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pikes Peak 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,536
Out-of-state$13,730
Books and supplies$1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid78767%
Grant or scholarship aid67658%$6,192
Student loan aid30626%$3,912

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,77743%$6,170
Federal student loans3,24124%$3,964

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pikes Peak 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 Pikes Peak Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Pikes Peak Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment13,154
Undergraduate enrollment13,154
Graduate enrollment0

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

Pikes Peak Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The 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
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

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