Transforming Education for Today's Learners
The Colorado Community College System is the largest higher education and workforce training provider in the State of Colorado, with 13 colleges and 35 locations - serving over 114,000 students annually through Concurrent Enrollment, Career & Technical Education (CTE), certificate programs, transfer programs, associate and bachelors degree programs, one masters degree program, and customized employer training.
From career changers gaining new skills, to working adults earning stackable certificates that lead to degrees, to high school and college students seeking an affordable start to their college journey, we provide all Colorado learners the opportunity of an affordable, supportive, and life-changing education. By championing low-cost, accessible education for everyone, we are committed to improving students' lives, enriching communities, and building a skilled workforce to power Colorado's economy. Learn more about our pledge to Colorado.
Fostering Homegrown Talent
Over the last two years, Colorado has dedicated record levels of funding to bolster workforce development initiatives across the state. With an investment of over $65 million, and through a strategic partnership with CCCS, our 13 colleges are offering free training for students pursuing in-demand jobs. Together, these programs aim to train more than 20,000 Coloradans for high-skill careers while responding to the state’s most critical workforce shortages.
Learn more about our zero-cost training programs.