College Factual  by our College Data Analytics Team
       Unbiased Factual Guarantee

Community College of Denver Data & Information Overview

16 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
12% Student Loan Default Rate
Want the scoop on Community College of Denver? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors CCD offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more.
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 Denver Ranked?

#889 Best Colleges in Nation
#13 Best Colleges in CO
Dental Support Services Highest Ranked Major

2024 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 16 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is dental support services.

Explore Best Ranked Schools for You

Explore the best ranked schools for the programs you are most interested in.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, CCD is ranked #889 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when CCD held the #1,088 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

CCD also holds the #13 spot on the Best Colleges in Colorado ranking.

See all of the rankings for Community College of Denver.

Is It Hard to Get Into CCD?

Open Admissions Policy

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.

Learn more about Community College of Denver admissions.

Community College of Denver Faculty

19 to 1 Student to Faculty
30% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Community College of Denver, the student to faculty ratio is 19 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 30%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  30 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Community College of Denver

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Community College of Denver.

Community College of Denver Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,050 Full-Time Undergraduates
57.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
62.3% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,273 undergraduates at CCD with 2,050 being full-time and 5,223 being part-time.

How Much Does Community College of Denver Cost?

$9,851 Net Price
27% Take Out Loans
$19,200 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of CCD is $9,851. 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 +
$8,961 $8,851 $10,937 $15,790 $17,207

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CCD, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $4,800 a year. That adds up to $19,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCD is 12.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Get more details about paying for Community College of Denver.

How Much Money Do CCD Graduates Make?

$36,041 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CCD make about $36,041 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 15% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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

Location of Community College of Denver

Colorado State
2,050 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
Community College of Denver is a public institution situated in Denver, Colorado. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

Get more details about the 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

18 Majors With Completions
697 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Dental Support Services 2 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
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 NA
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 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

59% Take At Least One Class Online
34% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 4,149 students took at least one online class at Community College of Denver. This is an increase from the 2,777 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 4,149 2,386
2019-2020 2,777 1,563
2018-2019 2,007 1,030
2017-2018 2,982 1,001
2016-2017 2,086 1,015

Learn more about online learning at Community College of Denver.

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Popular Reports

College Rankings
Best by Location
Degree Guides by Major
Graduate Programs

Compare Your School Options