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.


Ethnicity of our Students       Gender of our Students
American Indian/Alaskan Native560.6% Male3,93342.6%
Asian3343.6% Female5,30757.4%
Black or African American2622.8%    
Hispanic/Latino1,13312.3% Student Type
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander240.3% New to ACC
(Includes Transfer)
White6,60371.5% Continuing4,09744.3%
Two or more Races4194.5% High School2,60328.2%
Other/Unknown4094.4% Readmit4394.8%
    Degree Seeking Status
Full/Part-Time Status Degree-Seeking7,30079.0%
Full-time1,90720.6% Non-Degree-Seeking  1,94021.0%


Miscellaneous Facts
The average age (mean) of our students is 25.5 years
The median age of our students is 21 years

*Data is from Fall 2015 Countable student population on 10/15/2015.