Colorado Springs, CO
Pikes Peak Community College


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Recent Reviews

Annette
What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a newly graduated senior, I was very excited when I first walked into the college. In some ways I was met with disappointm...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a newly graduated senior, I was very excited when I first walked into the college. In some ways I was met with disappointment. The building itself was nothing fancy or inspiring, it was a functional but just...meh. Then I walked into my first class, and my mind was engaged in the pursuit of learning. The professors are very knowledgeable, friendly, and helped me engage in learning. I always know where to go for help, and for some good food if I want some. Overall, I really enjoy Pikes Peak Community College. I am able to learn and express ideas in a safe environment and have grown into this new college experience with confidence.

Rachael
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PPCC is a great school! I transferred here and love how small the classes are. The professors really get to know you. The par...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

PPCC is a great school! I transferred here and love how small the classes are. The professors really get to know you. The parking is not an issue on these campuses, I can usually get a spot right up front. There is even a daycare on site so students with children, like me, can go to school and not have to worry about daycare. And the Daycare is paid by financial aid.

Damaris
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Pikes Peak Community College is among other community colleges; for education. The learning resources are very resourceful fo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Pikes Peak Community College is among other community colleges; for education. The learning resources are very resourceful for students who are willing to use them. Among the various learning resources the college gives to students is the computer lab, tutoring, and free access to the busses.

Alysha
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Pikes Peak Community has some amazing professors and I have learned a lot from them. However, there is a great deal of improv...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Pikes Peak Community has some amazing professors and I have learned a lot from them. However, there is a great deal of improvement that could be done to this college. For example, they don't have extracurricular activities such as sports like swimming. There online classes are more expensive than the on-campus ones. However, on the positive side, the classes are small which give the classroom a sense of a friendly environment and the teachers get the chance to know you individually.

Monica
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The professors know their subjects well and teach it well. There are three campuses and each differ from each other. There is...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The professors know their subjects well and teach it well. There are three campuses and each differ from each other. There is student artwork shown off at 2 of the three campuses. All three have comfortable places to study and an average cafeteria. There is no housing, but each campus has a gym though.

Taylor
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Pike’s Peak Community College is a wonderful college, with a vast variety of opportunity. Enrolling into Pike’s Peak was a co...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Pike’s Peak Community College is a wonderful college, with a vast variety of opportunity. Enrolling into Pike’s Peak was a complete breeze, and the ladies that helped me were genuinely interested in helping me and setting up for success. I am currently using a Chapter 33 post 9/11 GI Bill, and the men at the military and veteran’s office were also incredibly helpful. There was a bit of miscommunication with getting my benefits activated, however it was easily resolved. The men that assisted me, were very knowledgable on the in’s and outs of using the GI Bill and the best way to enroll into classes. They also provided excellent advice with which classes were realistic to take online, and which classes were best to take in-person. The first class that I’ve taken at Pike’s Peak Community College is ENG121 with Kacie Cooper, she is a terrific teacher and knows how to appeal to each of her student’s needs. Another thing that is wonderful about Pike’s Peak Community College is the employees there, like the employees at the computer lab. When I went to print out my first paper I had no idea how to convert a Mac Pages file to a Word Document or how to use a printer, luckily the employees there were experienced and were able to teach me some new skills about my MAC computer and how to effectively use the printers available. The cafeteria in Pike’s Peak Community College, the Centennial campus to be exact, is absolutely amazing. The women that work in the cafeteria are sweet and always make sure that they are getting your order correct, which I really appreciate. I’m very excited to continue my college career at Pike’s Peak Community College, and to get my degree in Early Childhood Education.

Kailey
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I took all but 2 of my courses online. The online program is awesome! It made my life 100% easier and it made a higher educ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I took all but 2 of my courses online. The online program is awesome! It made my life 100% easier and it made a higher education possible for a single mom working fulltime. The teachers were always available to answer questions through email, phone, text or if you were really stumped on something they were happy to meet on campus. Registration and advising were very helpful leading me in the right direction for my goal.

Alleah
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, I have really enjoyed Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC). When I first started at the college, I was very imp...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, I have really enjoyed Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC). When I first started at the college, I was very impressed by their new student orientation. I felt they did a wonderful job at preparing us for what it was like to be a student at PPCC. I have found that most instructors create a community of learners within the classrooms. I like how the college allows us to give a review of each class. It means a lot to me to have a voice in my education. I have not been too involved in the political side of the college, but I like that they send out information about events and elections. Newsletters and posters are all over the college and there have been many impactful events that the college hosts. Food giveaways, art shows, destress therapy dogs and international speakers, just to name a few. I have also had a chance to meet many of the public safety officers and the janitors and I admire how committed they are to PPCC. I am not involved with the shady side at the college, such as drugs or drinking. I have yet to see these things on campus. Another great feature of the school is the many resources that PPCC provides that have been so helpful to me as a student. They have a Writing Lab, Math Lab, a Library and much more, with all these resources it is clear to see they really want students to succeed at PPCC.

William
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This review does not involve the professors, as I've actually had fairly good results with them. This is being written after ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

This review does not involve the professors, as I've actually had fairly good results with them. This is being written after multiple conversations with persons in the financial aid department. I am a military service member and have been for 14 years. I am taking classes in order to better myself, advance my career, and hopefully make myself a better server of the nation. To do this, I was wanting to take several science labs over the Summer 2018 semester at the Rampart Range campus. After all of the ridiculous fees that were added to the cost of tuition, it looked like I was going to owe about $3000. Being the sole provider for a family of five, this is not a sum that I can readily pay out of pocket, and having exhausted the small amount of tuition assistance that I receive for being in the military, I sought to receive financial aid. Keep in mind, I was only looking to get a loan. I wasn't looking for handouts or free money of any kind. After multiple conversations with several different people, I was told that since I was not seeking a degree there, I was not eligible for financial aid. This confused me because I felt that, as a community college, it was probably seen as a stepping stone for most people to take basic classes that they could use for a degree elsewhere. I originally chose this school because my wife took several classes here (she did not receive or seek a degree from there and was granted financial aid for every hour of class she was in...weird, right?). The individuals that I spoke with showed a general lack of caring or understanding when I tried to explain my situation. The last person I spoke with (I believe her name was Christina) was particularly unhelpful. I asked her if I could put it into the system that I was seeking a degree just so that I could receive a loan (once again, not asking for a handout, and the school gets their money). She said that this wouldn't work because she knew that's not what I intended. I then asked if they would prefer that I take classes elsewhere, and she said that maybe I should. So, with that last comment in mind, that is my recommendation to anyone seeking college credit in the Colorado Springs area: go elsewhere. Especially if you are in the military, because they obviously don't care.

Andrew
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PPCC is a great place to get started. There are a lot of different opportunities and great classes as well as an awesome staf...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

PPCC is a great place to get started. There are a lot of different opportunities and great classes as well as an awesome staff.

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