Colorado Community Colleges

Colorado is home to a variety of community colleges that offer students the opportunity to pursue their educational goals. These colleges provide students with an affordable way to further their education while gaining valuable skills that can be applied in the workplace. The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is comprised of 13 two-year colleges and serves over 130,000 students each year.

Community College Location Enrollment
Front Range Community College Westminster 19,029
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs 14,086
Red Rocks Community College Lakewood 10,969
Arapahoe Community College Littleton 8,205
Community College of Denver Denver 7,371
Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely 1,281
Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad 1,647
Lamar Community College Lamar 1,131
Northeastern Junior College Sterling 1,403
Otero Junior College La Junta 1,372
Morgan Community College Fort Morgan 1,347
Pueblo Community College Pueblo 5,695
Aims Community College Greeley 9,252
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs 6,297
Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction 9,916
Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo 4,828
Western Colorado University Gunnison 2,995
Adams State University Alamosa 3,456

The CCCS offers a wide range of degree and certificate programs in areas such as business, engineering, health sciences, information technology, and more. Additionally, many of the schools have transfer agreements with four-year universities throughout the state which make it easier for students to continue their studies at a four-year institution after completing their associate’s degree at one of Colorado’s community colleges.

Each college provides its own unique offerings and culture for its students. For example, Arapahoe Community College has an active student life with clubs and organizations focused on service learning projects and providing an enriching experience for its student body. On the other hand, Pikes Peak Community College offers a wide range of courses in areas such as automotive technology and culinary arts that give students hands-on experience in these fields before they enter the workforce.

In addition to academics each college also provides extracurricular activities that allow students to develop leadership skills outside the classroom environment. Many CCCS schools offer student clubs and organizations that help students network with other students and faculty members while engaging in meaningful dialogue about current events. With the help of faculty advisors and counselors these community colleges provide a great opportunity for those looking for an affordable education in Colorado without having to sacrifice quality or resources available to their students. The campuses are full of culture and diversity which gives each student an enriching experience while pursuing their academic goals. Additionally, many of the community colleges have strong ties with local businesses which allows students access to internships and job opportunities upon completion of their degree program.

List of All Community Colleges in Colorado

Below is a list of all community colleges in the state of Colorado. For each college, you will see the name of current president, website URL,  street address, phone number, postal code and city location.

Arapahoe Community College

CEO/President: Berton  Glandon
Web Address:
Address: 5900 South Santa Fe Drive  PO Box 9002
City: Littleton
Zip: 80160-9002
State: CO
Phone: 3037975701


Colorado Mountain College

CEO/President: Robert  Spuhler
Web Address:
Address: 831 Grand Ave 81601  PO Box 10001
City: Glenwood Springs
Zip: 81602
State: CO
Phone: 9709478365


Colorado Northwestern Community College

CEO/President: John  Boyd
Web Address:
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive
City: Rangely
Zip: 81648
State: CO
Phone: 8005621105


Community College of Aurora

CEO/President: Linda  Bowman
Web Address:
Address: 16000 East Centretech Parkway
City: Aurora
Zip: 80011-9036
State: CO
Phone: 3033604775


Community College of Denver

CEO/President: Christine  Johnson
Web Address:
Address: Campus Box 900  PO Box 173363
City: Denver
Zip: 80217-3363
State: CO
Phone: 3035562411


Community Colleges of Colorado

CEO/President: Nancy  McCallin
Web Address:
Address: 9101 East Lowry Blvd
City: Denver
Zip: 80230
State: CO
Phone: 3035951552


Front Range Community College

CEO/President: Karen  Reinertson
Web Address:
Address: 3645 West 112th Avenue
City: Westminster
Zip: 80031-2199
State: CO
Phone: 3034045422


Lamar Community College

CEO/President: James T  Rizzuto
Web Address:
Address: 2401 South Main
City: Lamar
Zip: 81052
State: CO
Phone: 7193362248


Morgan Community College

CEO/President: C. Michele  Haney
Web Address:
Address: 920 Barlow Road
City: Fort Morgan
Zip: 80701
State: CO
Phone: 9705423100


Northeastern Junior College

CEO/President: Lance  Bolton
Web Address:
Address: 100 College Avenue
City: Sterling
Zip: 80751
State: CO
Phone: 9705216661


Pikes Peak Community College

CEO/President: Tony  Kinkel
Web Address:
Address: 5675 South Academy Boulevard
City: Colorado Springs
Zip: 80906
State: CO
Phone: 7195407551


Red Rocks Community College

CEO/President: Cliff  Richardson
Web Address:
Address: 13300 West 6th Avenue
City: Lakewood
Zip: 80228-1255
State: CO
Phone: 3039146214


Trinidad State Junior College

CEO/President: Ruth Ann  Woods
Web Address:
Address: 600 Prospect Street
City: Trinidad
Zip: 81082
State: CO
Phone: 7198465541


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