Aims Community College: Narrative Description

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Box 69
Greeley, CO 80632-0069
Tel: (970)330-8008; Admissions: (970)330-8008; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: District-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 185-acre urban campus with easy access to Denver. Endowment: $71,813. Total enrollment: 5,098. Full-time: 2,252 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 2,846 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 8 states and territories, 60% 25 or older. Retention: 45% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. ROTC: Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Placement: CPT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Area resident tuition: $1500 full-time, $50 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $2580 full-time, $86 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $9000 full-time, $300 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $390 full-time, $12 per credit hour part-time, $15 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Major annual events: Fall-In Activity, Winter Fest, Spring-Fest/Blowout Activity. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, day and evening patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. Aims Community College Library with 39,129 books, 258 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $247,345. 700 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See University of Northern Colorado.