Fast Facts

Founded in 1965, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) was the first community college to open in the Denver area. What began as Arapahoe Junior College with 550 students, has grown into a vibrant community college consisting of Littleton CampusACC Parker Campus and ACC Castle Rock Campus serving over 21,000 credit and non-credit students yearly.

The College offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs. ACC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Ethnicity of our Students Gender of our Students
Amer Indian/Alaskan Native660.7% Male4,07041.6%
Asian3383.5% Female 5,70858.4%
Black or African American3163.2%    
Hispanic/Latino1,14211.7% Student Type
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander250.3% New to ACC
(Includes Transfer)
White7,07772.4% Continuing4,16642.6%
Two or more Races3483.6% High School1,97120.2%
Other/Unknown4664.8% Readmit6476.6%
    Degree Seeking Status
Full/Part-Time Status Degree-Seeking 7,86680.4%
Full-time2,32423.8% Non-Degree-Seeking  1,91219.6%

                             Miscellaneous Facts
The average age (mean) of our students is 26.6 years
The median age of our students is 22 years
The average age (mean) excluding concurrent enrollment (high school) students is 29.3 years
The median age excluding concurrent enrollment (high school) students is 26 years
The average class size of our traditional classes is 16.7 students

*Data is from Fall 2013 Countable student population on 10/15/2013.