Pickens Technical College offers nearly 50 degree and certificate programs to adults as well as dual-enrollment high school students. It's part of the Aurora Public Schools group as well as the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).
Their mission is to offer students the opportunity to attain skills and knowledge while developing personal work habits with the intention of bringing them closer to success. As soon as a student has successfully completed a program they'll be granted a certificate or a transcript that they can use to transfer to either a 4 year institution or directly seek employment.
The Pickens Technical College has over 1,300 students currently enrolled. The students are all undergraduates and based upon the student body, this is an average-sized school.
Pickens Technical College is renowned for its career training which offers the ability to work and gain practical experience while learning.
There are also evening programs which you can adjust to your busy schedule.
Some of the most popular academic courses include:
- Automotive Technology
- Collision Repair
- Computer Aided Drafting
- Diesel Power Mechanics
- Enterprise Computer Service
- General Electronic Technology
- Service Technician
- Heating and Air Conditioning
- Nurse Aid
- Precision Machining
The in-state tuition is set at $2,280 for state resident students, and out-of-state students pay an additional $2,280.
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 Pickens Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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 estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,300-$2,700
- Out-of-State: $4,600-$5,472
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $76-$91 per unit
- Out-of-State: $150-$180 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||36%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||36%||$4,297|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Pickens Technical College may provide services including:
- Weekend and night classes available
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1976)
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Pickens Technical College.
- Emily Griffith Technical College in Denver, CO (11 miles away)
- Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland, KS (167 miles away)
- Delta Montrose Technical College in Delta, CO (194 miles away)
- Uintah Basin Applied Technology College in Roosevelt, UT (277 miles away)