About the Community College of Aurora

The Community College of Aurora was founded in 1983 and has vibrant campuses in Aurora and Denver, Colorado. As part of the 13-institution Colorado Community College System (CCS), CCA provides pathways for professional and educational development. CCA serves more than 5,000 college students in academic year 2023-2024, and more than 7,000 concurrent enrollment students from Aurora Public Schools, Cherry Creek School District, and Denver Public Schools.

//// A College For Everyone

A Federally Designated Hispanic-Serving Institution

CCA is designated as both a federally designated Hispanic and Minority-Serving Institution, having more than 65% of classes filled with students of color. CCA’s staff and community is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through Inclusive Excellence. Students who choose CCA will advance their skills and knowledge in an equitable and inclusive learning environment.

Nurturing Student Growth

The College Without Walls

CCA is historically known as the college without walls for the institution’s commitment as an institution free from all barriers to student success. Every student is VALUED, MATTERS, and BELONGS.

Helping Students Grow

Students who are seeking to complete degrees can earn one of CCA’s 55 two-year degrees and transfer their credits to a four-year degree. The CCCS Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree program includes a no-hassle transfer process to a four-year program that includes scholarship opportunities and personalized student guidance.

Community College of Aurora is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

The Community College of Aurora is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Learn more about CCA’s accreditations and professional licensure.