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

Main Address

5675 South Academy Boulevard

Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498

(719) 502-2000


Total undergrads: 11,410

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,800


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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 – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


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: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://ppcc.elluciancrmrecruit.com/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx
Address: 5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 13,655
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 8,654 (63% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,842
Out-of-state Tuition: $14,930
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 67%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,435

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

Pikes Peak Community College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 54
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 43
Construction Trades 21
Education 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 64
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 1391
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 441
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 53
Natural Resources and Conservation 21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Precision Production 53
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Visual and Performing Arts 12
Grand total 61452

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,842
Out-of-state $14,930
Books and supplies $1,800

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 715 67%
Grant or scholarship aid 633 59% $7,435
Student loan aid 213 20% $3,793

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,434 41% $7,130
Federal student loans 2,690 20% $3,929

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.

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

Pikes Peak Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 13,655
Undergraduate enrollment 13,655
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

Pikes Peak Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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