Community College of Aurora (CCA)
16000 E CentreTech Pky, Aurora, CO
- FAFSA School Code: 022769
- Phone: (303) 360-4700
- School Homepage
- Phone: (303) 360-4797
- Admissions Page
Financial Aid Office
- Phone: (303) 360-4709
- Financial Aid Page
The Community College of Aurora is located in Aurora, Colorado. It was founded in 1983 and has been offering a first class education ever since. Tuition is affordable at $183 per credit. The college offers a unique experience on campuses in Aurora and Denver, Colorado. You can choose career training or earn an Associate degree that will transfer to a four year state college or university, the Community College of Aurora offers an affordable option.
CCA offers learning experiences that go beyond the book. After completing one of the school’s cutting-edge programs, graduates can begin their career or transfer to a four-year college or university.
CCA’s two campuses are home to more than 15,500 students. Each one offers the latest technologies, which give students a step up on the competition following graduation.
International students love studying at the Community College of Aurora in Colorado. The college offers an outstanding ESL program and F1 visas. International students will pay $12,340.00 per year in tuition as well as $8,500 in living expenses. The college has been approved by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Community College of Aurora offers an easy transition from the college into a bachelor’s degree program. After completing your degree and the requirements for admission, you can transfer to a public Colorado college or university with junior standing. Degree programs that will transfer include Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Psychology, Spanish, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Anthropology, Political Science, and Sociology.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $18,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $3,200-$3,800
- Out-of-State: $13,000-$15,630
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $110-$130 per unit
- Out-of-State: $460-$560 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||65%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||65%||$4,855|
|Receiving Student Loans||40%||$5,823|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 16%.
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Community College of Aurora may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how CCA compares against other community colleges in Arapahoe County and Colorado as whole.
Popular Transfer-Out Colleges & Universities
The following 4-year schools are popular choices for many students of Community College of Aurora to transfer out to. You can click on the school profiles below to get additional admissions information:
- University of Denver
- University of Colorado Denver
- Metropolitan State College of Denver
- Regis University
- University of Colorado at Boulder
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Community College of Aurora by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
- Office Management (A, C)
- Bookkeeping (A, C)
- Information Systems (A, C)
- Advertising and Marketing (C)
- Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services (C)
Computer and Information Sciences
- Early Childhood Education (A, C)
- Energy Management and Systems Technology (C)
Family and Consumer Sciences
- Child Development (A, C)
Foreign Languages and Literature
- Language Interpretation and Translation (C)
Health and Clinical Professions
- Emergency Medical Technology (A, C)
- Athletic Training (C)
Legal Professions and Studies
- Paralegal (C)
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Public Administration and Social Services
- Human Services (C)
- Science Technologies (A)
- Biology Technician, Biotechnology Laboratory Technician (C)
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
- Cinematography And Film (A, C)
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Community College of Aurora.
- Community College of Denver in Denver, CO (11 miles away)
- Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, CO (66 miles away)
- University of New Mexico - Taos Campus in Ranchos de Taos, NM (233 miles away)
- University of New Mexico - Los Alamos Campus in Los Alamos, NM (278 miles away)