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Study at Arapahoe Community College

Founded in 1965, Arapahoe Community College or ACC was the first community college to open in the Denver area. It enrolls around 20, 000 credit and non-credit students annually. ACC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. ACC comprises two convenient campuses, the main Campus in Littleton and a Douglas County campus. The academic divisions of the college include Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health, Math, Business and Professional Services, Science and Engineering and Police Academy. The institution has a Program Participation Agreement with the US Department of Education for eligible students to receive Pell Grants and other federal support.

Profile of Arapahoe Community CollegeArapahoe can be found in Littleton, CO (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Arapahoe.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in design and engineering technician.

Arapahoe Selectivity

Arapahoe is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

FacultyA tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 6, 538 students were enrolled in Arapahoe. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"To provide an accessible, responsive, learning environment that facilitates the achievement of educational, professional, and personal goals by our students and other members of our communities in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity, and innovation. "

Arapahoe Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering Technician289computer engineering tech, architectural engineering tech, electronics tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine279EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts165liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Law69legal assistant
Design60interior design, graphic design
Medical administration59medical records tech, medical office management
Business and Management56business management, business administration, accounting technology, sales, human resources, sales and marketing
Security and Law Enforcement52criminal justice and police, criminal justice and administration
Funeral and Mortuary Science49funeral and mortuary
Medical Support and Technology47hematology tech, allied health and medical assisting, medical lab tech, pharmacy tech
Mechanics and Repair19automobile mechanics
Real Estate and Construction Management17real estate
Computer Science and Engineering16computer and info science, computer networking
Family and Social Work15child development
Therapy and Counselling11physical therapist assistant
office and Administration4administrative assistant
Construction Trades4construction, construction manager
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2health and physical Education
Contact: ArapahoeArapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.

Littleton, CO 80160-9002

General Phone: (303) 797-4222


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