Introduction to Pikes Peak Community College

Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, is a two-year college which offers students transfer, career and occupational certificate programs. Students can earn an Associates degree or complete coursework for transfer into a four-year university for a Bachelors degree. Statistics have shown that students who transfer from PPCC to one of the area’s four-year universities do better at those schools than students who start at the four-year universities.

PPCC has four campuses in Colorado Springs, three satellite military locations and an extensive distance learning programs. All campuses offer general education courses but each tends to have a specific area of focus. The largest campus is Centennial, located in the southern part of Colorado Springs. Centennial offers classes in all academic disciplines as well as career and technical training programs including one in Emergency Medical Services. Rampart Range Campus, which is located in the north, specializes in nursing and healthcare programs. Downtown Studio Campus is located in the heart of Colorado Springs and offers a range of fine arts programs. The Falcon Campus which opened in 2008 offers general education courses in the northeast part of Colorado Springs. The military satellite locations offer classes at specified times that are different than normal college semesters to accommodate military personnel.

Below are the campus locations:

Centennial Campus (south)

5675 South Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Downtown Studio Campus (central)

100 West Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Rampart Range Campus (north)

11195 Highway 83
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Falcon Campus (northeast)

11990 Swingline Road
Falcon, CO 80831

Quick Facts*

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Type: Public

Year Established: 1968

In-State Tuition: $2,989

Out-of-State Tuition: $11,384

Enrollment: 14,725

Student Body Stats:

Men 42%
Women 58%
African American: 8%
Hispanic: 12%
White: 59%
Other: 21%

*Source: National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/)

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