CCA enrolled 10,529 students from summer 2015 to spring 2016. As of Preliminary End-of-Term on January 16, 2016, CCA had 7,389 students enrolled in Fall 2016. To learn more about CCA and our student body, please explore the following links:
You can see profiles of our students and trends of our enrollment over time in these files.
Common Data Set
These are the common data set files for CCA.
Click on the links below to explore CCA student outcomes:
For more information on conducting research on CCA students, faculty and staff read the Policies and Procedures for Conducting Research at CCA
If you are planning to conduct a survey given to CCA students, faculty, or staff, please read the CCA Survey Policy and Procedures handout
City of Aurora Information
Explore data, demographics, history, and other information about Aurora
Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Reports
Reports comparing all 13 CCCS colleges, including CCA
Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE)
Explore data and research comparing all Colorado Postsecondary Institutions, including CCA
IR has been working with the CCA Data Advisory Committee on a set of definitions to help with understanding terms commonly used in IR reports. It is a living document that will be updated frequently with new terms or clarification for existing terms. The CCA Data Advisory Committee will continue to advise IR on adding terms and modifying definitions for clarity and understanding. A PDF of the current data dictionary is available by clicking on the following link:
The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (IR) at the Community College of Aurora (CCA) is a dynamic, responsive office supporting data and assessment needs across the college and promoting evidence-based decision making to improve overall institutional effectiveness.
The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness is responsive to the research and assessment needs of multiple constituents across the college. Staff members collaborate with Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Fiscal Affairs, and other programs and administrative offices to achieve CCA's strategic goals and the goals of college units. The office:
Students of Color Compared to White Students
All-College Meeting presentation on September 9, 2015.
Transfer of CCA Students to 4-year Colleges
All-College Meeting presentation on March 11, 2015.
Diversity Data on CCA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Presentation to the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Council on December 12, 2014
Note: Many of the files available for download are PDFs. You can download the current version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader that will allow you to open and read these files by clicking here.