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Pikes Peak State College

Colorado Springs, CO 2-Year Public
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About Pikes Peak Community College

Established in 1968 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Pikes Peak State College offers associate degrees, certifications in career and technical fields and three bachelors’ degrees. With three campuses, various off-campus locations, two military education centers, and hundreds of online classes, PPSC provides access to a quality, affordable and flexible education to more than 18,000 students annually with both credit and non-credit classes.

Pikes Peak State College Overview

Pikes Peak State College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Pikes Peak State College was founded in 1968 and enrolls 13,572 undergrads and no graduate students. There are many ways for students to get involved at Pikes Peak State College!

Are you interested in music or performing? At Pikes Peak State College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

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

Pikes Peak State 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? Pikes Peak State College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Pikes Peak State College on the Student Life page.

2022 Pikes Peak State 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 $3,754
Out-of-State $15,556
Percent of Need Met 40%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $7,500

Is Pikes Peak State College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Pikes Peak State College offers and if it might be the right college for you.

Is Pikes Peak State College Hard to Get Into?

Pikes Peak State College is not competitive to get into.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pikes Peak State College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of 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 Pikes Peak State 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 Pikes Peak State College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Pikes Peak State 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.

Pikes Peak State College meets 40% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,500 a year.

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

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. 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 claims you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Pikes Peak State College.

Based on this information, is Pikes Peak State College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Pikes Peak State College a good school for you?

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Where is Pikes Peak State College?

Pikes Peak State College is locatedin the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado, near the city of Denver.

If you want to see Pikes Peak State College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 25 to Colorado Springs, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Colorado Springs Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Pikes Peak State College and Colorado Springs are like without leaving home.

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College Info

5675 South Academy Boulevard Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498

Campus Setting: Urban

Pikes Peak Community College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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

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