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Founded in 1965, Arapahoe Community College. is a college. Located in Colorado, which is a city setting in Colorado, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 10,261 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.
The Arapahoe Community College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 20:1. There are 103 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Arapahoe Community College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at ACC are considered , with ,3% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Arapahoe Community College.
15 Students rated on-campus housing 1.3 stars. 7 % gave the school a 5.0.
11 Students rated off-campus housing 3.2 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
20 Students rated campus food 2.9 stars. 10 % gave the school a 5.0.
21 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 29 % gave the school a 5.0.
21 Students rated class size 4.8 stars. 76 % gave the school a 5.0.
20 Students rated school activities 3.2 stars. 15 % gave the school a 5.0.
21 Students rated local services 4 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.
21 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 43 % gave the school a 5.0.
24 Students rated Arapahoe Community College
Although the outside of the building may give off an ominous feel, the school is a wonderful place to be. With two buildings, an extensive library, an art gallery, and a gym there is a home for every type of person. Being a community college the classes are fairly small and the teachers are available at all hours via their email. Any time you need help there are tons of sources that can be used. The school is located in Downtown Littleton meaning there is a plethora of shops and activities to explore within walking distance, as well as a light rail station that can take you straight to the heart of Denver. ACC offers a long list of certificates and associate degrees and will soon be offering bachelor degrees too! The only negative thing I have to say about the school is their counselors. Every time I have used the counselor system I have received wrong information or they just don’t know the answer. It’s much better to talk to you teachers or research the answer to your questions on your own
There are a lot of clubs and activities to get involved with which is the best thing about the college. Our tutoring opportunities while vast have very limited hours. The worst thing about the college is the advising office, they don't know how the degree check works. Another massive downfall is the breaking of laws on campus such as Title IX.
The school has great academics, and is good for students who want to knock out core credits for very reasonable tuition. The math support center is extremely helpful, especially for calculus students that need supplemental help outside their classroom.
ACC did a great job of providing what I needed for the last two years, however, if you are looking for a university vibe from a school, it may not be your best choice. If you are looking to take a couple of classes or quickly finish an affordable associate's, it has some wonderful options!
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Arapahoe Community College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
When I was your age, I thought college was only about getting a degree to make more money. It is so much more. It is a new phase, moving you forward in life. College is about growth, both intellectual, and personal. It?s about stepping out of your comfort zone, experiencing new challenges, and realizing your strengths. College is the time in your life where you have the opportunity to find out about yourself, and what you are made of. This is your chance to experience new venues, and become a well-rounded individual.
I know it?s clich?, but I?m going to say it anyway, ?You are young, and have your whole life ahead of you?. Use this time to experience, and learn all you can while you don?t have all of the grown up responsibilities. If you don?t, you may wish that you had. The worst thing you can do is live life with regrets. Stay focused. The party life may be enticing, and hanging out with friends is a good outlet, but keep it to a minimum, and make good choices. Be true to yourself, and always keep the promises you make to yourself.
Arapahoe is a diverse school that provides education in a variety of areas. They have a large art and design center, as well as an accredited nursing program. Their tag line is Do More. It is the desire of Arapahoe Community College to provide an opportunity for students to go beyond their current status, and to discover, and realize their full potential.
The worst thiing about ACC is its location. It is located in a very urban and busy area.
The person that should attend this school, is someone like me. A mature person that has a vested interest in their future. A person that wants the better quality of life that can be offered from and education. The person that has the ability to do the very best at anything they undertake.
A great transition to college straight from high school.
The best thing about my school is that it is close to my home so I can spend time with my family. I also like that I can take night classes,which gives me an opportunity to have a full-time job.
I dont think there is any "type" of person that should not attend this school. As with any long term investment, college should be taken seriously. After all you are paying for the benefit of your future. That being said I suppose the "type" of person that should not attend this school is someone who can not at this time commit to their future.
When bragging about my school to friends I center on changes I helped put in place. Arapahoe Community College was not following the law by counting American Sign Language credits for electives on all general studies degrees. For 12 years ACC was breaking a law, I took ASL 121, found out about this through a classmate, and we started collecting signatures, ended up writing a legal appeal and it passed!
The most popular club is probably outdoors club, they take lots of trips at a cheap cost to the student. Activities while just hanging out between classes or during a lunch hour is probably the pool table or shooting hoops in the gym.
Before I came to this school, I wish I had known that if I were to leave and then come back, the scholarships I had been offered one year wouldnt be there the next year.
A typical weekend for most of the students here is working at their second job, fitting in a tiny bit of a social life, and studying. Those involved in clubs are also usually constantly planning club events, trying to figure out time management, and social media networking for their club.
The effort that faculty puts into student success
Great! There are tons of options for all fields, and most classes are offered year 'round.
Past the general classes such as math, English, and psychology I would say the most commonly taken elective is either interpersonal communications or Japanese (although many students end up dropping or withdrawing from Japanese classes).
Overall I love the school. The staff is friendly, the students are friendly, and the professors are knowledgeable and care about you. The classes are small so it makes it easy to get that one-on-one time I personally need with teachers.
The program I am in is a little frustraiting because of the overall attitude of holding a job.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
56% of students
attending Arapahoe Community College receive some sort of financial aid.
35% were awarded federal grants.
While 30% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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