Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC)

Colorado Springs, CO

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Pikes Peak Community College

Pikes Peak Community College

Pikes Peak Community College Student Essentials

Pikes Peak Community College Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Aardvark
Website: www.ppcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,989
Out-of-State Tuition: $11,384
Retention Rate: 51%
Enrollment: 23,811
Year Established: 1968

About PPCC

Pikes Peak Community College, formerly El Paso Community College, is accessible to everyone, regardless of educational background or age.

Located in Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Community College is the choice school for many home-schooled students because of its open access policy. Students do not need a diploma or even a GED to attend PPCC, nor do they require transcripts. Even students younger than 18 may enroll by obtaining a waiver form.

With thousands of students enrolled yearly, PPCC is one of the largest community colleges in Colorado.

In order to cater to its large student population, PPCC offers more than 140 degree and certificate programs helping lead students to employment or to a university transfer.

Student services are also comprehensive. In addition to academic advising and career planning services, PPCC offers special support for first generation students, military personnel, women, students re-entering college and international students.

Financial aid options at Pikes Peak Community College include grants, loans, scholarships and Veteran’s benefits for those who qualify.

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PPCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Pikes Peak Community College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

Awesome school for graphic design. Fun fast and easy.


PPCC Map & Location

Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906


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Getting Around PPCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Colorado Springs, CO

Winter
Dec
42
18
Jan
43
18
Feb
45
20
Spring
Mar
52
26
Apr
60
33
May
69
43
Summer
Jun
79
51
Jul
85
57
Aug
82
56
Fall
Sep
75
47
Oct
63
36
Nov
51
25

PPCC Students

Total Students 23,811

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 12%
  • African American: 8%
  • Caucasian: 60%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 15%
Latino 12%
African American 8%
Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 15%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 24%
Part-Time 76%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Pikes Peak Community College

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