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Adams State College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Colorado

Description

Adams State College is a public liberal arts college located in Alamosa, Colorado. The 90-acre campus sits in the San Luis Valley surrounded by stunning natural beauty. The city of Pueblo is about two hours to the northeast. Adams State students can choose from 16 majors and 28 minors. Business is the most popular among undergraduates, and education and counseling dominate at the master's level. Academics are supported by an 18 to 1 student faculty ratio, and professors serve as students' academic advisors. Student life is active with over 40 clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Adams State Grizzlies compete in the NCAA Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The college fields nine men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business, Government, Physical Education, Psychology, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2920
Total Grad Students: 427
Undergraduate Students: 2493
Faculty: 111

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1

Percent Male: 44%
Percent Female: 56%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 11%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 27%

Transfer-Out Rate
22

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa Colorado 81102

Website: http://www.adams.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 719-587-7011

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Eric Carpio
Director, Admissions
(719) 587-7802
ecarpio@adams.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum GPA of 2.30 is recommended.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Adams State will accept work in which grades of A, B, C, P (pass), CR (credit) and S were earned for transfer credit. Courses with a grade of D are not accepted for transfer unless the course is an integral part of an associates degree.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no limit to the number of transfer hours accepted. However, students are required to complete a minimum of 30 institutional hours to obtain a BA or BS degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
Official ACT or SAT scores are required of transfer students with less than 13 transferable credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Transfer students with a cumulative grade point average below 2.30 will be considered on an individual basis and are strongly encouraged to submit letter(s) of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
If you have less than a 2.30 GPA, you are strongly encouraged to submit a personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is a non-refundable, $30.00 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Transfer students with less than 13 transferable credits will be considered for admission based on prior transfer work, as well as first-time freshman admissions requirements.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.adams.edu/admissions/apply_online/apply_online.php

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 17 22
English 16 23
Math 16 23
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 430 550
Math 450 550
Writing 410 520

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 599

Transfers Accepted: 388

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 65%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 55%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: 10%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1314

Other Expenses: 2565

Room and Board: 7731

Tuition and Fees: 15875

Total Cost: 27485

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 5627

Total Cost – In-State: 17237

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Our financial aid office can help you afford Adams State's top-notch education. About 91% of our full-time students qualify for financial aid. The average award is around $5,300.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants: 5896

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5744

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 66%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Aims Community College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Colorado

Description

Aims Community College has more than 160 degree and certificate programs, offering the most affordable tuition in the Front Range. With three campuses, day and evening classes, extensive online course offerings and top-rated faculty, it's easy to see why Aims is the right choice at every step. Aims is a Learning-Centered College, meaning that all actions and decisions by administration, faculty, staff and trustees are based on how they will promote student learning. We believe in building relationships, both with students and with members of our greater community. The strength of these ties enhances the ability of the college to fulfill its mission.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4840

Undergraduate Students: 4840
Faculty: 93

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 52:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 52:1

Contact Information

Address:
5401 West 20th Street
Greeley Colorado 80632

Website: http://www.aims.edu

Main Email: admissions.records@aims.edu

Main Phone: 970-330-8008

Additional Campuses:
Fort Lupton Campus
260 College Avenue
Fort Lupton, CO 80621

Loveland Campus
104 East 4th Street
Loveland, CO 80537

Admissions Contact:
Admissions
970-339-6440
admissions.records@aims.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
To be eligible for transfer, courses must have been completed with a "C" grade or better at an accredited college or university, or other approved institution.

Credits (Min/Max):
As a transfer student, in order to receive a degree you must complete a minimum of 15 semester hours of course work applicable to the degree program at Aims. In order to receive a certificate you must complete a minimum of 50% of course work at Aims.

Test Scores for Applying:
You must have the following: ACT scores (Reading 17, Sentence Skills 18, Math 19), or SAT scores (Verbal 430, Math 460), or successful completion of college-level math and English courses.

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
There is no application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.aims.edu/considering/getStarted-transfer.htm

Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
You can reach our office by email, phone or in person. Our office email address is financial.aid@aims.edu. Our phone number is (970)339-6548.

Special Programs

Notes

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Arapahoe Community College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Colorado

Description

ACC provides the perfect environment for you to Do More. Experience opportunities for success¢´ ´Óthrough two-year associate degrees, certificates and guaranteed transfer programs to Colorado public four-year institutions. We offer ore than 100 degree and certificate programs¢´ ´Óso you receive a solid foundation for your future. We have small class sizes¢´ ´Óso you get the attention you need to be successful. Our faculty cares¢´ ´Óand take the time to get to know you and how you learn. We offer affordability and accessibility¢´ ´Óthanks to the lowest tuition among state-funded schools and financial aid and scholarships.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 7204

Undergraduate Students: 7204
Faculty: 101

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 71:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 71:1

Contact Information

Address:
5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton Colorado 80160

Website: http://www.arapahoe.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 303-797-4222

Additional Campuses:
Parker Campus
15653 Brookstone Drive
Parker, CO 80134

Castle Rock Campus
4700 Castleton Way
Castle Rock, CO 80109

Admissions Contact:
Admissions
303-797-5621
admissions@arapahoe.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Transfer Information Center
303-797-5664
advising@araphahoe.edu

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
ACC only accepts courses with grade of C- or better.

Credits (Min/Max):
ACC transfers credits based on declared major. ACC only accepts 45 credits.

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.arapahoe.edu/admissions

Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

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Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Our financial aid counselors are ready to help you make your ACC education even more affordable through scholarships, grants, loans, work study and veterans' benefits.

Special Programs

In addition to Transfer Guides and Agreements, the Academic Advising office can give guidance on course selection in anticipation of your transfer to a 4-year college or university.

Notes

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Colorado Northwestern Community College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Colorado

Description

CNCC will be the college of choice for students seeking place-based education in Colorado. We will take full advantage of the surrounding rivers, deserts, and mountains to enhance our curriculum and provide unique learning opportunities. Our recreational, cultural, and athletic activities will engage students and complement our classroom goals. Innovative teaching, outreach education, and continual assessment will ensure that our students have the skills to further their education, succeed at meaningful careers, and prosper in a complex and increasingly diverse world. Our partnerships with local business, industry, and government will serve as the engine for the economic and cultural development of Northwest Colorado.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1383

Undergraduate Students: 1383
Faculty: 41

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 34:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 34:1

Contact Information

Address:
500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely Colorado 81648

Website: http://www.cncc.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 970-675-2261

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Tresa England
Dean of Enrollment Services, Admissions
tresa.england@cncc.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Students with a GPA below 1.5 may be admitted on academic probation.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses for which the student has earned a grade of "D" or "F" will not be accepted for credit.

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:
Proof of two MMR shots and a Meningococcal (meningitis) shot are required.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.cncc.edu/cms/content/admissions-records-getting-started

Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Not only is Colorado Northwestern Community College inexpensive to begin with, but you can also receive various types of financial aid, like 85% of our full-time students do.

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Colorado Christian University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Colorado

Description

Colorado Christian University is a small private university located in Lakewood, Colorado, a city on the western edge of the greater Denver metropolitan area. CCU is a Christ-centered university whose students represent 41 Christian denominations. Students come from 49 states and several countries. The university takes its Christian identity seriously and is committed to students' spiritual growth as well as academic growth. Faith and learning are interconnected at CCU, and all full-time undergraduates are required to attend chapel. The university has an impressive 8 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and an average class size of 13. On the athletic front, the Colorado Christian Cougars compete in the NCAA Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The university fields six men's and seven women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Communications, Elementary Education, Psychology, Youth Ministry

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2599
Total Grad Students: 218
Undergraduate Students: 2381
Faculty: 40

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 65:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 60:1

Percent Male: 36%
Percent Female: 64%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 36%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 41%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood Colorado 80226

Website: http://www.ccu.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 303-963-3000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Jameson Dillon
Enrollment Counselor, Admissions
jdillon@ccu.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Generally speaking, transfer students (students who have taken 15 or more college credits after graduating from high school) are expected to have at least a 2.8 GPA. Students who do not meet these criteria are still considered for admission on a case by case basis.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
For credits to be accepted, a course must be assigned a grade of C- or better.

Credits (Min/Max):
In no case will more than 30 credits be accepted. To earn a CCU undergraduate degree, a minimum of 30 semester credits must be earned in residence.

Test Scores for Applying:
Generally speaking, transfer students (students who have taken 15 or more college credits after graduating from high school) are expected to have at least a 20 ACT composite score or equivalent 1380 SAT score.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Request that a Spiritual Recommendation form (PDF) be completed by a pastor, youth pastor, mentor, or an individual that can testify to your relationship with Jesus Christ. CCU does not accept recommendations from family members.

Essay(s) required:
An essay is required with your application.

Application Fee:
The is a fee to apply.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.ccu.edu/admissions/transfer.asp

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 81%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -81%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1386

Other Expenses: 2210

Room and Board: 9490

Tuition and Fees: 22950

Total Cost: 36046

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
For transfer students with 15 or more college credits, the academic scholarships are based on the student's cumulative GPA from all colleges attended. For transfer students with less than 15 college credits, they are based on GPA or test scores.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6814

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 58%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information