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Arapahoe Community College

Littleton, CO 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Arapahoe Community College

Arapahoe Community College Overview

Arapahoe Community College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Littleton, Colorado. Arapahoe Community College was founded in 1965 and enrolls 11,970 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Arapahoe Community College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Arapahoe Community College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Arapahoe Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Arapahoe Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Arapahoe Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Arapahoe Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Arapahoe Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,680
Out-of-State $15,102

Is Arapahoe Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what Arapahoe Community College offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arapahoe Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Arapahoe Community College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Arapahoe Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Arapahoe Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Arapahoe Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Arapahoe Community College.

Based on this information, is Arapahoe Community College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Arapahoe Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Arapahoe Community College?

Arapahoe Community College is located in the suburban setting of Littleton, Colorado, less than an hour from Denver.

If you want to see Arapahoe Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 25 to Littleton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Denver International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Arapahoe Community College and Littleton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

5900 South Santa Fe Drive, PO Box 9002 Littleton, CO 80120

Campus Setting: Suburban

Arapahoe Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arapahoe Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arapahoe Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Arapahoe Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Arapahoe Community College is like? There are approximately 11,970 students enrolled at Arapahoe Community College. 18% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CO and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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