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Learn About CCA

Community College of Aurora enables students to become lifelong learners, while also preparing them for success in the workforce. CCA’s unique blend of teaching excellence in a diverse community college setting in Aurora and Denver, Colorado offers accessible learning for students with a wide range of needs.

As a top Colorado community college, CCA is conveniently located for commuters in and around the Denver metro area. With more than 40 areas for degrees and certificates as well as core and additional education courses available days, nights, and weekends, you will find your perfect fit for both your needs and schedule. We even offer an Accredited Online Degree Program for your convenience. The online degree program allows students to conveniently complete a variety of degrees from anywhere without sacrificing the ability to interact with instructors and fellow classmates.

At CCA, we understand that every student has different needs and strive to ensure a personalized experience for each student. Instructors and administrators work hard to ensure students have the ability, support, and educational opportunities to be successful wherever the future leads them. CCA offers accredited online degree programs, certificate programs, a general education degree, transfer degree programs, an associate of arts program, associate of science degrees and many more. All these educational opportunities are designed to suit a wide variety of student needs and interests – online and in the classroom.

Through the transfer degree program in Denver and Aurora, you have the ability to spend two years at our community college and effortlessly transfer into a Colorado college or university as a junior to complete your Bachelor’s Degree. You can also earn an associates degree or work towards a certificate, both of which are great for your individual and career growth.

A unique opportunity that CCA offers is Colorado EMT training and certification or Colorado EMS training and certification. Using the most up-to-date technology, like high-tech mannequins, and simulated, real life experience, students receive invaluable hands-on learning for becoming a Denver EMT or EMS. These two great options grant health-care minded students the ability to make a difference in their community by saving lives using the extensive and innovative resources and training that our instructors provide. Maybe solving crimes is more your speed, if so, we offer a criminal justice degree program in Denver. As a criminal justice student you have the ability to learn a variety of essential skills, including DNA analysis in the biotechnology lab.

Community College of Aurora also offers a business degree program. As a business student you can learn the ins and outs of business administration, marketing, economics, accounting, and human resources. You can learn to develop a business plan from start to finish and ultimately present your plan to the class and instructor in our boardroom.

At CCA our Career Resources office can help you find the most appropriate career path for you, while also assisting you throughout the job-hunt during your time here. We provide resume, cover letter, and interview support, employment information, and even disabilities services. By taking advantage of our resources you will be equipped with the necessary skills to tackle the job market and successfully thrive in the working world.

Our commitment to your success also occurs outside of the classroom. We offer a wide range of clubs, organizations, and recreational sports for your growth. Through the engineering, psychology, and Spanish clubs you have the ability to meet new students outside the classroom who share similar interests. No matter your interests, our campus life office strives to foster individual leadership growth potential, while also promoting an inclusive and collaborative environment.

Providing our students with an affordable education is essential to making college a reality for you. A degree or certificate will help you succeed and advance your career in the future, and our financial aid offerings are here to help. Our Financial Aid Office is devoted to finding you the financial support you need. Whether its through federal or state grants, loans, or scholarships, we’re here to help make your educational dreams possible.

Community of College of Aurora is committed to your success and encourage you to take full advantage of the classes, degrees and certificates available and come experience our complete, unique learning environment and diverse campus life for yourself!

Why choose a community college

Further your career, or get started on a new career. Start your education and transfer for a Bachelor’s degree, or continue your education and get the job training and re-training you need. Save thousands of dollars on education costs compared to state and private four-year universities. Earn more money each week, year after year. For these and other reasons, community college may be for you. Take a look at this video.

Start here, finish there: Guaranteed transfer to a university
Community College of Aurora makes it easy for graduates who have earned an associate of arts or science degree, or one of our articulated degrees, to seamlessly transfer their credits into a Bachelor's degree program with an accredited Colorado university.

Earn more money
Associate degree holders earn hundreds of thousands of dollars more than those that only hold a high school diploma. In fact, most studies place the figure around $8,000 per year or $400,000 more over a lifetime. A recent study showed that for every dollar students invest in CCA, they receive $3.70 in higher future income over the course of their working careers – a 370% return on investment.

Save on costs
Completing your first two years of college at CCA and then transferring to a four-year school for your Bachelor’s will save you thousands of dollars on your education. After college, you can start your life and career with less debt weighing you down.

More than 40 areas of degrees and certificates
Choose from a vast array of degrees and certificates including areas of Science, Business, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Psychology, General Education, EMS training, EMT certification, Computer Security, and many more.

Convenient class times, days and online options to fit your schedule
Learn at your convenience with campuses in Aurora and Denver as well as online college classes. This allows you to customize your education based on your learning style and schedule and allows you to launch your career at your own pace.

Shorter degree programs get your career moving quickly
Continue your education, begin your career, or jumpstart a new career faster than expected with the many shorter degree programs and college certificate programs available.

Smaller class sizes make for an intimate learning environment
Get the personal attention you deserve with our smaller class sizes. This will help you build a relationship with your professor as well as other students and keep you moving in your chosen degree or certificate program.

Active campus with many clubs and ways to keep you involved
With the opportunity to join a multitude of campus activities from co-ed sports and student government to program-specific clubs and associations, Community College of Aurora offers more than you might expect to keep you involved in our community.



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