PPCC Description

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.

Quick Facts about Pikes Peak Community College

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

$12,408

Retention Rate

51%

Enrollment

11,873

Year Established

1968

PPCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

Awesome school for graphic design. Fun fast and easy.

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PPCC Students

Total Students
11,873

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
48%
Part-Time
52%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
12%
African American
8%
Caucasian
61%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
3%
Unknown and Other
15%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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