Our Education in Action


Right Choice

We are the state’s largest system of higher education serving approximately 144,000 students each year. Here’s why:

  • Teachers who are real-world experts
  • Degrees in high-demand careers
  • The technology edge
  • Campus close to where you live
  • Outstanding education, without debt

Join us in helping students achieve their highest goals by supporting the CCCS Foundation.

CCCS Foundation

Fact Resources

pie-chart-iconGet an overview of the Colorado Community College System and the 13 colleges including institutional fact sheets, stakeholder and funding information, details about how we strengthen Colorado, and our signature programs.

See CCCS Facts



More Than 800 Academic Programs

The Community Colleges of Colorado award nearly 9,500 degrees and certificates each year across an incredible array of disciplines and top-growth career areas, from Arts to Sciences, Aerospace to Zoology. Click on a location on the map to find out what programs are available. Or see a full list of programs and where they are offered.


13 colleges, 35 locations & an open admissions policy. Click on your location on the map to find a location near you.


The State Board


The State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) is the governing body for Colorado Community College System.

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Board Members

CCCS’ 11-member board is made up of professionals from varied backgrounds across Colorado. They are appointed by the Governor and serve staggered four year terms.

Meet Our Board


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Volunteers Participate in Community College of Aurora Disaster Management Institute National Guard Training

The Community College of Aurora’s Disaster Management Institute facilitated training the National Guard on how Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/05/volunteers-participated-in-training-community-college-of-auroras-disaster-management-institute/

ACC’s Fukaye earns Lifetime Achievement Award from CESDA

LITTLETON, Colo. (May 24, 2016) – Arapahoe Community College Director of Student Recruitment and Outreach Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/05/accs-fukaye-earns-lifetime-achievement-award-from-cesda/

ACC graduate Hannah Sturdivant selected as one of three Western Welcome Week grand marshals

LITTLETON, Colo. (May 24, 2016) – Arapahoe Community College graduate Hannah Sturdivant has been selected Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016/05/acc-graduate-hannah-sturdivant-selected-as-one-of-three-western-welcome-week-grand-marshals/

News, information, and events regarding Colorado Community College System, State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, and the 13 colleges. All Updates & News

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Through the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges our major supporters include:


Kaiser Permanente


Credit Union of Colorado


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Learn more about how you can partner with us to develop custom credit or non-credit programs to meet your business goals or how you can support the Community Colleges.

Partnership Opportunities