Pikes Peak Community College

Add Comparison
2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,574
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,164
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
13,655
37.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
17.8%
237 Graduates

About

Pikes Peak Community College is a higher education institution located in El Paso County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pikes Peak Community College were Crisis/Disaster Management (0 degrees awarded) and Registered Nursing (0 degrees).

In 2019, 4,063 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pikes Peak Community College. 51.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,628 degrees), 4.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (633 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pikes Peak Community College is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pikes Peak Community College is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,164.

In 2019, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,574
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Pikes Peak Community College was $3,574. The cost of tuition at Pikes Peak Community College is $−4,250 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Pikes Peak Community College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$10,164
2019 Value
14.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Pikes Peak Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,164. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Pikes Peak Community College grew by 14.7%.

This chart compares the average net price of Pikes Peak Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$11,547
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pikes Peak Community College was of $11,547 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 11.8% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Pikes Peak Community College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
20%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Pikes Peak Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.5% with respect to 2018, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Pikes Peak Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13.8%
2017 Default Rate
369
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Pikes Peak Community College was 13.8%, which represents 369 out of the 2683 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Pikes Peak Community College has a total enrollment of 13,655 students. The full-time enrollment at Pikes Peak Community College is 5,069 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,586. This means that 37.1% of students enrolled at Pikes Peak Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pikes Peak Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.3% White, 20.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.55% Black or African American, 6.11% Two or More Races, 2.9% Asian, 0.769% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.564% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pikes Peak Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.2%), followed by White Male (26.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pikes Peak Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,655 students. The full-time enrollment at Pikes Peak Community College is 5,069 and the part-time enrollment is 8,586. This means that 37.1% of students enrolled at Pikes Peak Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Pikes Peak Community College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pikes Peak Community College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Pikes Peak Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Pikes Peak Community College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,687
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,797
  3. Black or African American
    1,031

The enrolled student population at Pikes Peak Community College is 56.3% White, 20.5% Hispanic or Latino, 7.55% Black or African American, 6.11% Two or More Races, 2.9% Asian, 0.769% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.564% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 597 students (4.37%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2019, 157 more women than men received degrees from Pikes Peak Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pikes Peak Community College is white (2,628 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (633 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pikes Peak Community College is Crisis/Disaster Management (0 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (0 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pikes Peak Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (395 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (103 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (371 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pikes Peak Community College are Other managers (74,494 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (61,029 people), Software developers (39,036 people), Secondary school teachers (22,468 people), and Chief executives & legislators (22,022 people).

The most specialized majors at Pikes Peak Community College are Precision Production (395 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (103 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (371 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (231 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pikes Peak Community College are Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Pikes Peak Community College are Precision Production (395 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (103 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (371 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (231 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pikes Peak Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (132,034 people), Computer Systems Design (59,354 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (55,284 people), Construction (52,842 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (41,074 people).

The most specialized majors at Pikes Peak Community College are Precision Production (395 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (103 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (371 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (78 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (231 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pikes Peak Community College.
Most Common
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pikes Peak Community College was Crisis/Disaster Management with 0 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Pikes Peak Community College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,953
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,110
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,953 degrees were awarded to men at Pikes Peak Community College, which is 0.926 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,110).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Pikes Peak Community College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 292 degrees were awarded to men at Pikes Peak Community College in Welding Technology, which is 22.5 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 403 degrees were awarded to women at Pikes Peak Community College in General Studies, which is 1.79 times more than the 225 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pikes Peak Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (28.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.33% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,628 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    633 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    212 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pikes Peak Community College is white (2,628 degrees awarded). There were 4.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (633 degrees).

4.73% of degree recipients (192 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,317 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,311 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    369 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pikes Peak Community College is white female (1,317 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,311 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Pikes Peak Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.46M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $926k (17%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Pikes Peak Community College had a total salary expenditure of $103M. Pikes Peak Community College employs 188 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Pikes Peak Community College are Female No academic ranks (118), Male No academic ranks(70), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pikes Peak Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 130 employees, Management, with 58 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 58 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.46M
2019 Endowment
19.4%
growth from 2018

Pikes Peak Community College has an endowment valued at about $5.46M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Pikes Peak Community College grew 19.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.16M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Pikes Peak Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.23M - Federal
  2. $10.3M - State
  3. $37.5k - Local

As of 2019, Pikes Peak Community College received $2.23M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.3M from state grants and contracts, and $37.5k from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$46M
2019 Salaries
7.57%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Pikes Peak Community College paid a median of $46M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($103M) and a 7.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.81% growth from 2017 and a 1.13% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$11.4M
Instructional Salaries
188
Number of Employees

In 2019, Pikes Peak Community College paid a total of $11.4M to 188 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
188 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
130 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pikes Peak Community College were No academic rank with 188 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pikes Peak Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 130 employees; Management with 58 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 58 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pikes Peak Community College was Female No academic rank with 118 employees, Male No academic rank with 70 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Pikes Peak Community College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart