We’re Changing the Way Colorado Goes to College

Transforming Education for Today’s Learners

The Colorado Community College System is Colorado’s largest higher education and workforce training provider. With 13 colleges and more than 35 locations, we serve over 115,000 students each year. We offer Concurrent Enrollment, Career & Technical Education (CTE), certificate programs, transfer programs, associate and bachelor’s degrees, one master’s degree program, and customized employer training.

We champion low-cost and accessible education for everyone. Our commitment is to improve students’ lives, enrich our communities, and build a skilled workforce to power Colorado’s economy.

Discover our pledge to Colorado.

13Community-Invested Colleges
35+Campuses & Locations
1,500+Degree & Certificate Programs
115,000Students Impacted Annually

Your Path is Our Mission

Four-year degree or two? Online or on campus? Take classes to learn new skills, or jumpstart a career as an apprentice? Whichever direction you pick, you can draw your map here.

New Students

Our programs focus on careers that are growing. We develop these programs with business, industry, and government partners.

Industry Partners

Businesses, manufacturers, and organizations across Colorado boost efficiency, productivity, and profitability by tapping into community college expertise.


Be informed. Be engaged. Be a CCCS Advocate. Learn how you can promote CCCS’s value and opportunities. Raise awareness about issues facing community colleges.

Curious about the impact we’re having in Colorado communities? The numbers have a lot to say. View Data & Reports

Fostering Homegrown Talent

Over the last two years, Colorado has dedicated record levels of funding to workforce development initiatives. With an investment of over $65 million and a strategic partnership with CCCS, our 13 colleges offer free training for students seeking in-demand jobs. These programs aim to train more than 20,000 Coloradans for high-skill careers while responding to the state’s workforce shortages. Learn more about our zero-cost training programs.

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