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Community College of Denver Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Community College of Denver, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Community College of Denver Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Community College of Denver was awarded 9 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CCD was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CCD?

Acceptance Rate

Community College of Denver has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Community College of Denver Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Community College of Denver, the student to faculty ratio is 22 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

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Community College of Denver is 28%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  28 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Community College of Denver

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 Denver this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at CCD

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,232 undergraduates at CCD with 2,453 being full-time and 5,779 being part-time.

CCD Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for CCD is 71.45 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  71.45 out of 100
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How Much Does Community College of Denver Cost?

The overall average net price of CCD is $6,866. 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 CCD

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,512 $6,113 $8,218 $11,476 $13,064

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 CCD, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CCD, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $4,643 a year. That adds up to $18,572 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCD is 16.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do CCD Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CCD make around $31,500 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 21% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Community College of Denver

Located in Denver, Colorado, Community College of Denver is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Community College of Denver

Contact details for CCD are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1111 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80204-2026
Phone: 303-556-2600

Community College of Denver Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Dental Support Services 10 NA
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 NA
Business Administration & Management 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Management Information Systems 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 NA
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 NA
Allied Health Professions 0 NA

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

Online Learning at CCD

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 2,982 students took at least one online class at Community College of Denver. This is an increase from the 2,086 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,982 1,001
2016-2017 2,086 1,015
2015-2016 1,972 944
2014-2015 2,024 1,047
2013-2014 2,194 1,166

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Notes and References


*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.


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