80120 5900 South Santa Fe Drive
Arapahoe Community College was founded in 1965. It enrolls over 20,000 students annually. The college is accredited by the Commission of Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
The college is one of 28 public institutions of higher education in Colorado. There are thirteen four-year public institutions and fifteen two-year public institutions governed by the Colorado Department of Higher Education.
Students may choose from more than 40 degrees and certificates in transfer and occupational education. CCA’s core classes are guaranteed to transfer to Colorado public colleges and universities. The Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of General Studies degree programs are transferable to baccalaureate degree-granting institutions. The Associate of Applied Science degree programs and related certificate programs provide occupational education for students who seek job preparation, career mobility, or job retraining. The college also offers on-site workforce development and customized training for business and industry.
The college offers classes at convenient times and locations to meet students’ demanding schedules. CCA has traditional classroom, online, hybrid, and evening/weekend classes, as well as “open entry” classes that start every week. Small class sizes, labs, and free tutoring support and enhance student learning. CCA’s Career Center guides and prepares students for successful employment.
Intensive English at Spring International offers students a strong foundation in English through small classes taught by professional instructors. Classes are designed to improve all aspects of English, such as grammar, writing, reading, listening, speaking, pronunciation, accent improvement, conversation, computer use, American culture, research, and TOEFL preparation. Spring's Intensive English program also comes with many extras: a warm welcome and a thorough orientation for new students; expert help with college or university selection and placement; help with housing and host families; social activities; class field trips; American conversation partners; the Rocky Mountain TESOL Institute (RMTI) program which brings university professors and student-teachers into Spring classes; and much more.
The Program offers six levels of instruction from beginning to advanced; 23 hours of study per week in nine-week terms; instructors with advanced degrees and an average of 10 years of experience; skills to meet the needs: grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking, accent improvement, conversation, TOEFL preparation, and more; the opportunity to enroll in college credit classes along with levels 5 and 6; a homestay program that will place a student with a qualified Littleton family
Full Term (9 weeks) - $2,700
Short Term (5 weeks) - $1,500
Vacation English (4 weeks) - $2,000, application fee - $125
Student Services Fee - $100
Books (estimate) - $150
Health Insurance - $125 (full-time), $75 (short-time)