Our Education in Action
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.
Get 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.
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.
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.
Updates & News
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.