Pikes Peak Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Pikes Peak Community College is a large two-year, public school with 15,175 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1968 and is one of the 23 colleges and schools located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
Pikes Peak Community College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Pikes Peak Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
51%
The student retention rate at Pikes Peak Community College is low at 51% (way below Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pikes Peak Community College is very low: 25%. Around 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pikes Peak Community College is reasonable -- 22:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,500
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - about $11,200 annually. The additional fees at Pikes Peak Community College beyond tuition are roughly $300, which totals $11,500 a year.

Read the details about Pikes Peak Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Pikes Peak Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (719) 502-2000 or check Pikes Peak Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Pikes Peak Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pikes Peak Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Pikes Peak Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Pikes Peak Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pikes Peak Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Pikes Peak Community College, 5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906-5498, USA
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