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Community College of Aurora Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Community College of Aurora, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Community College of Aurora Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Community College of Aurora was awarded 94 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is fire science.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, CCA is ranked #888 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 39 colleges in Colorado, CCA is ranked at #8.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CCA?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Community College of Aurora since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Community College of Aurora Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Community College of Aurora, the student to faculty ratio is 29 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Community College of Aurora is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Community College of Aurora

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Community College of Aurora this rate is 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100
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Community College of Aurora Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,835 undergraduates at CCA with 1,351 being full-time and 6,484 being part-time.

How Much Does Community College of Aurora Cost?

The overall average net price of CCA is $11,222. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CCA

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,279 $11,061 $12,326 $14,315 $14,961

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CCA, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CCA, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $5,252 a year. That adds up to $21,008 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCA is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do CCA Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CCA make about $34,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 14% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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See which majors at Community College of Aurora make the most money.

Location of Community College of Aurora

Community College of Aurora is a public institution located in Aurora, Colorado. The city atmosphere of Aurora makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for CCA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 16000 E Centretech Pky, Aurora, CO 80011-9036
Phone: 303-360-4700
Website: https://www.ccaurora.edu/

Community College of Aurora Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Community College of Aurora along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CCA

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 1,930 students took at least one online class at Community College of Aurora. This is an increase from the 1,549 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,930 1,077
2018-2019 1,549 812
2017-2018 1,383 744
2016-2017 1,738 922
2015-2016 1,576 865

Learn more about online learning at Community College of Aurora.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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