CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

International Students

Please see application deadlines below!

Welcome to the Community College of Aurora in Colorado -- where learning makes sense.  Imagine living and learning close to the beautiful Colorado Rockies at a college that gives you the skills you need to succeed (learn about attending college in Colorado).  CCA is a state-sponsored community college offering the first two years of college and university education as well as vocational and technical programs.  Community College of Aurora is approved by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

CCA has campuses in Denver and in Aurora, Colorado, a thriving community east of metropolitan Denver.  The college's campuses are located 20 minutes or less from Denver International Airport; major Colorado attractions are just a short drive away.  Colorado is home to some of the world's best outdoor activities, including skiing, mountain biking, kayaking and hiking.

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How to adjust to a new life in the U.S.: Five tips for international students

Choices

CCA offers Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees for those students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution.

For those students who don't intend to transfer to a four-year institution, Community College of Aurora offers Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs designed to prepare students for entry-level employment or for upgrading/stabilizing employment.  AAS degrees may be obtained in Accounting, Applied Technology, Business, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Profession, Equipment Transportation and Technology, Management and Marketing. Certificates are available in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Professions, General Management, Mediation, Paralegal, Public Service and Real Estate.

Money Matters:

The approximate cost of attending CCA as an International Student is $12,340.00 per year PLUS an estimated $8,500 in living expenses.  See the materials inside for specific requirements.

Application Deadlines:

The application and approval process can take up to 6 months for first-time applications and approximately 30 days for transfer applications.  The earlier you apply, the better your chances are for a timely approval.  Although we suggest early application, we will not issue an I-20 after the deadlines below:

 

First-Time or Reinstatement Applicants

Current F-1 students seeking transfer

Fall Semester

May 15th

July 31st

Spring Semester

September 15th

November 30th

Summer Semester

February 15th

April 30th

International Student Information

According to Federal Law, the college may enroll non-immigrant alien students, also referred to as international (F1) students. To better assist its international student population, CCA has established the International Student's office which is located in the Advising Center, room A102. The International Student Advisor can be reached by phone at (303) 340-7508, fax at (303) 361-7432 or by e-mail at internationaladvisor@ccaurora.edu.

 

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