Community College of Denver

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,754
2.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,633
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.41%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,292
24% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
18.1%
78 Graduates

About

Community College of Denver is a higher education institution located in Denver County, CO. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Community College of Denver were Liberal Arts & Sciences (290 degrees awarded), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (157 degrees), and General Studies (55 degrees).

In 2022, 1,239 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Community College of Denver. 69.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (457 degrees), 1.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (422 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Denver is $3,754, which is $−4,358 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Community College of Denver is $3,754, which is $−4,358 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,633.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending Community College of Denver received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 19% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,754
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Community College of Denver was $3,754. The cost of tuition at Community College of Denver is $−4,358 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,633
2022 Value
17.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Community College of Denver had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,633. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Community College of Denver grew by 17.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,844
Room and Board
$1,460
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Community College of Denver was of $11,844 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,460. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Community College of Denver received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 11.5% with respect to 2021, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.41%
2019 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Community College of Denver was 3.41%, which represents 55 out of the 1611 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Community College of Denver had a total enrollment of 7,292 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Denver is 1,748 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,544. This means that 24% of students enrolled at Community College of Denver are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Community College of Denver, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.1% Hispanic or Latino, 30.7% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 4.69% Asian, 3.98% Two or More Races, 0.603% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.288% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Community College of Denver in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.1%), followed by White Female (19.8%) and White Male (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Community College of Denver in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,292 students. The full-time enrollment at Community College of Denver is 1,748 and the part-time enrollment is 5,544. This means that 24% of students enrolled at Community College of Denver are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Community College of Denver was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Community College of Denver had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,997 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,242 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    792 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Community College of Denver is 41.1% Hispanic or Latino, 30.7% White, 10.9% Black or African American, 4.69% Asian, 3.98% Two or More Races, 0.603% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.288% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 154 students (2.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 481 more women than men received degrees from Community College of Denver. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Community College of Denver is white (457 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (422 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Community College of Denver is Liberal Arts & Sciences (290 degrees awarded), followed by Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (157 degrees) and General Studies (55 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Community College of Denver, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (79 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (502 degrees), and Human Sciences (28 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Registered nurses (1,424,278 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (172,259 people), Medical & health services managers (165,982 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (143,482 people), and Pharmacists (139,352 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver in 2022 are Precision Production (79 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (502 degrees), Human Sciences (28 degrees), Legal (34 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Correspondence clerks & order clerks

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (79 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (502 degrees), Human Sciences (28 degrees), Legal (34 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,582,967 people), Elementary & secondary schools (470,641 people), Outpatient care centers (291,974 people), Offices of physicians (225,383 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (213,610 people).

The most specialized majors at Community College of Denver are Precision Production (79 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (502 degrees), Human Sciences (28 degrees), Legal (34 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Community College of Denver.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 290 degrees awarded
  2. 157 degrees awarded
  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Community College of Denver was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 290 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

379
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
860
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 379 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Denver, which is 0.441 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (860).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Denver in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.518 times less than the 191 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 191 degrees were awarded to men at Community College of Denver in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.93 times more than the 99 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (25.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Community College of Denver is Female and White (25.8% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.28% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    457 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    422 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    104 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Community College of Denver is white (457 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (422 degrees).

1.78% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    314 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    289 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    168 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Community College of Denver is hispanic or latino female (314 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (289 degrees).

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Operations

Community College of Denver employs 45 Professors, 41 Assistant professors and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Community College of Denver are Female Assistant professor (30), Male Professor (27), and Female Professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Denver are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 61 employees, Management, with 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.77M - Federal
  2. $7.43M - State
  3. $661k - Local

As of 2022, Community College of Denver received $1.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.43M from state grants and contracts, and $661k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$25.1M
2022 Salaries
6.4%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Community College of Denver paid a median of $25.1M in salaries, a 6.4% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.33M
Instructional Salaries
103
Number of Employees

In 2022, Community College of Denver paid a total of $7.33M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
61 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Community College of Denver were Professor with 45 employees, Assistant professor with 41 employees, and Associate professor with 17 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Community College of Denver were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 61 employees, Management with 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Community College of Denver was Female Assistant professor with 30 employees, Male Professor with 27 employees, and Female Professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Community College of Denver.

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