To a better life, successful careers, and the pursuit of happiness.

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Colorado’s Largest System of Higher Education

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is made up 13 unique colleges with  35 locations across the state, educating over 114,000 students every year.

Our mission is to provide an accessible, responsive learning environment where our students can achieve their educational, professional and personal goals in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity and innovation.

We do this by focusing on the whole student, forming lasting relationships, creating education opportunities without barriers, and always looking for ways to expand the range of opportunities that are available to our students.

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The CCCS Office of Institutional Research archives and maintains student data and coordinates college data collection and reporting to meet state and federal requirements.

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2015 -2025 Strategic Plan

In collaboration with stakeholders, we've developed a strategic plan to ensure our colleges are unsurpassed at providing quality educational opportunities.

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CCCS At-A-Glance Booklet

CCCS Colleges are the key to Colorado’s economic future, as well as, its civic and cultural vitality. Learn more about our system and colleges, who we serve, and our impact statewide.

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