Arapahoe Community College Overview
Arapahoe Community College is a public institution situated in Littleton, Colorado. Littleton is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
What Is Arapahoe Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Arapahoe Community College.
- In 2017-2018, 19% of the faculty were full-time.
Arapahoe Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Arapahoe Community College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Arapahoe Community College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Arapahoe Community College?
Contact details for Arapahoe Community College are given below.
|Address:||5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, CO 80160-9002|
How Do I Get Into Arapahoe Community College?
You can apply to Arapahoe Community College online at: https://arapahoe.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Admissions/Pages/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fadmissions%2fPages%2fapplicationlist.aspx&NeedsLogin=True
Can I Afford Arapahoe Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Arapahoe Community College, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $5,125 a year. That adds up to $20,500 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Arapahoe Community College is 11.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Arapahoe Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,065 full-time undergraduates at Arapahoe Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Arapahoe Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||46|
|Hispanic or Latino||349|
Over 24 countries are represented at Arapahoe Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela.
Online Learning at Arapahoe Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Arapahoe Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 35th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Arapahoe Community College
The following table shows how Arapahoe Community College is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#34||#185|
Online Growth Rankings of Arapahoe Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Arapahoe Community College was 4.2%. This is the #1,572 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Arapahoe Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Arapahoe Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||77%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||16%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||16%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Arapahoe Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Arapahoe Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||#33|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Arapahoe Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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