Community College Of Aurora

Community College Of Aurora

The Community College of Aurora is a community college located in Aurora, Colorado. It was founded in 1985. CCA offers more than 40 degrees and certificates in transfer and vocational education programs. The college has two campuses, one located in Lowry and the other at CentreTech Parkway.

CCA's athletic department fields both men's and women's sports. They participate in a wide variety of sports. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations, which include the Black Student Alliance, the Business Club, the International Student Association and Phi Theta Kappa.

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Community College of Aurora
16000 E CentreTech Pky
Aurora , CO 80011-9036
General Phone: (303) 360-4700

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Community College of Aurora Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts237liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Security and Law Enforcement155criminal justice and administration, fire-fighting
Business and Management53accounting technology, MIS, marketing
Office and Administration41office management
Science and Laboratory Technician38biology tech, science tech
Mechanics and Repair32heavy equipment maintenance
Family and Social Work28child development
Photography and Commercial Art10cinematography
Law8legal assistant
Science5science and society
Engineering Technician1manufacturing tech

Number of programs and degrees for Community College of Aurora in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1378
Award of less than 1 academic year1157
Associate's degree35613

Community College of Aurora Student Body

In 2007-2008, Community College of Aurora had a total enrollment of 4,885 students (3,225 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 48%
Black 24%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 17%
20-21 13%
22-24 13%
25-29 16%
30-34 12%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Community College of Aurora Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 45 %
Part-Time 34 %

Community College of Aurora Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Aurora, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Community College of Aurora Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,576
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,401
Books and supplies $ 2,186

Financial Aid:
Community College of Aurora participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2276900)

Community College of Aurora Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1521

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year7$64,0116$61,810
All faculty totalcalendar year7$64,0116$61,810

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year8$51,66815$48,319
All faculty totalacademic year8$51,66815$48,319

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Community College of Aurora Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Engineering Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production

Science, Technology and Society

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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Community College of Aurora Highlights

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What Sets Community College of Aurora Apart:

% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 6%Community College of Aurora % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in science and laboratory technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Community College of Aurora % of degrees in science and laboratory technician
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 11%Community College of Aurora % of degrees in liberal arts
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 13%Community College of Aurora Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of students
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Top 16%Community College of Aurora Number of students
Minority % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Community College of Aurora Minority % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 19%Community College of Aurora % of degrees in office and administration
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 20%Community College of Aurora Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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