Colorado’s Largest System of Higher Education
The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is made of up 13 unique colleges with 40 locations across the state, educating over 125,000 students every year.
Our mission is to provide an accessible, responsive learning environment where our students can achieve their educational, professional and personal goals in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity and innovation.
We do this by focusing on the whole student, forming lasting relationships, creating education opportunities without barriers, and always looking for ways to expand the range of opportunities that are available to our students.Learn More About CCCS CCCS Factsheet
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CCCS Factsheet Brochure
CCCS Colleges are the key to our economic future and civic and cultural vitality. View our system factsheet for a snapshot of who we serve and our impacts statewide.View the Factsheet
2015 -2025 Strategic Plan
In collaboration with stakeholders we created a strategic plan that will make Colorado community colleges unsurpassed at providing quality educational opportunities. Our goals include:
- Student and CCCS workforce experience
- Creating education without barriers
- Focusing on accessibility, affordability, equity, student completion, accountability, resource development and operational excellence
CCCS Economic Impact
Colorado Community College System colleges (CCCS colleges) create a significant positive impact on the business community and generate a return on investment to their major stakeholder groups—students, taxpayers, and society.View the Report