Arapahoe Community College

Public, Four-years School Located in Littleton, CO

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How much is the Arapahoe CC tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, Arapahoe CC's tuition & fees is $4,080 for Colorado residents and $15,502 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,021 for Colorado residents and $36,443 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Arapahoe CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$4,080
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,502
Books & Supplies Costs$2,200
Off-campus Room & Board$12,702
Off-campus Expenses$6,039
2023-2024 Estimates
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$4,080
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,502

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Arapahoe CC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $62,008 at Arapahoe CC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $62,000. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $35,240.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Sophomore (2024-25)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Junior (2025-26)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Senior (2026-27)$15,502$15,500$8,810
4 Years Total$62,008$62,000$35,240
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Sophomore (2025-26)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Junior (2026-27)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Senior (2027-28)$15,502$15,500$8,810
4 Years Total$62,008$62,000$35,240
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Sophomore (2026-27)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Junior (2027-28)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Senior (2028-29)$15,502$15,500$8,810
4 Years Total$62,008$62,000$35,240
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Sophomore (2027-28)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Junior (2028-29)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Senior (2029-30)$15,502$15,500$8,810
4 Years Total$62,008$62,000$35,240
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Sophomore (2028-29)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Junior (2029-30)$15,502$15,500$8,810
Senior (2030-31)$15,502$15,500$8,810
4 Years Total$62,008$62,000$35,240

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Arapahoe CC' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Colorado, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $16,324.
In-StateOut-of-State
Arapahoe Community College$4,080$15,502
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Colorado Four-years Colleges$17,257
Public Schools$7,075$16,324
Private Schools$17,622

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Arapahoe CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Arapahoe Community CollegeLittleton, CO$4,080$15,502
Front Range Community CollegeWestminster, CO$4,126$15,776

Financial Aid and COA

At Arapahoe Community College, 1,951 students (16%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,690.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Arapahoe CC is $29,753 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 211 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,994 and the average amount of student loans is $4,959.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,021$36,443
Tuition & Fees$4,080$15,502
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,941$20,941
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,331$29,753
Average Financial Aid$6,690$6,690
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,95116%$6,690
Pell Grants1,34111%$5,223
Federal Student Loan1,30311%$6,008
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid21143%-
Grants or Scholarships13928%$6,994
Federal Grants11123%$5,358
Pell Grants11123%$5,292
Other Federal Grants71%$1,050
State/Local Grants12225%$2,459
Institutional Grants357%$2,210
Student Loan Aid10722%$4,959
Federal Student Loans10521%$4,806
Other Student Loans41%$6,514
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level173112$5,075
0-30,0005352$9,026
30,001-48,0003026$7,376
48,001-75,0003027$5,261
75,001-110,000247$851
110,001 or more360-

Student Population

Arapahoe Community College has a total of 12,636 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 5,213 male students and 6,684 female students attending Arapahoe CC. The school offers online degree programs and 2,170 students enrolled online exclusively (17.17% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate11,897 5,2136,684

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, CO
Phone303-797-4222
WEBwww.arapahoe.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered58 Programs
Online Program Offered3 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population12,636
Graduation Rate27%
Transfer-out Rate38%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate23 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties109 (Full-time), 379 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs341 (Full-time), 385 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$70,753
Average Staff Salary$58,489