Arapahoe Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Arapahoe Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 10,005 students enrolled. This college was established in 1965 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Littleton, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
At Arapahoe Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Arapahoe Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Work and Family Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
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. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Arapahoe Community College is low at 59% (below Colorado average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Arapahoe Community College is very low - 24%. Roughly 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Arapahoe Community College is reasonably decent - 20:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,200
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median - $12,900 a year. The additional fees at Arapahoe Community College not covered by tuition are roughly $300; which comes to $13,200 per year.

Read the details about Arapahoe Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Arapahoe Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (303) 797-4222 or check Arapahoe Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Arapahoe Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Arapahoe 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
Yes
At present there is no on-campus housing at Arapahoe Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Arapahoe Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Arapahoe Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Arapahoe Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002, USA
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