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, 39 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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U.S. Department of Education Awards $3 Million to Community College of Denver to Support Hispanic Students Pursuing STEM

CCD’s Sirviendo Seeks to Increase Hispanic Student Participation, Graduation, and Transfer in STEM Education Community Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/u-s-department-of-education-awards-3-million-to-community-college-of-denver-to-support-hispanic-students-pursuing-stem/

2016 CCCS Adjunct Instructor Survey

Dear CCCS Adjunct Instructors: As you know, in the spring we surveyed our Adjunct Instructors Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/2016-cccs-adjunct-instructor-survey/

ACC to host “Shared Visions” tactile art show

LITTLETON, Colo. (Oct. 10, 2016) – Students from Arapahoe Community College and the Colorado Center Read morehttps://www.cccs.edu/acc-to-host-shared-visions-tactile-art-show/

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


Internet Essentials


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

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A career at the Colorado Community College System’s administrative office comes with great perks. As you help the operations of our 13 colleges continuously improve, you will reap a rewarding experience with being a part of an enterprise which assists thousands of students to elevate their lives each year. We are confident – when you consider all the tangibles and intangibles – you will want to make the next, and final, stop of your career the Colorado Community College System.

 CCCS Jobs