Pikes Peak State College

Public, Four-years School Located in Colorado Springs, CO

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How much is the PPCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, PPCC's tuition & fees is $4,302 for Colorado residents and $16,534 for out-of-state students.
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 $24,545 for Colorado residents and $36,777 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

PPCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$4,302
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,534
Books & Supplies Costs$1,460
Off-campus Room & Board$12,411
Off-campus Expenses$6,372
2023-2024 Estimates
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$4,649
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,748

How Much Does it Cost to Go to PPCC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $75,226 at PPCC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$17,397-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$18,305-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$19,260-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$20,265-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$75,226-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$18,305-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$19,260-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$20,265-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$21,322-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$79,151-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$19,260-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$20,265-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$21,322-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$22,435-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$83,282-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$20,265-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$21,322-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$22,435-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$23,606-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$87,628-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$21,322-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$22,435-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$23,606-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$24,837-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$92,200-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, PPCC' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Colorado, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $17,007.
In-StateOut-of-State
Pikes Peak State College$4,302$16,534
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Colorado Four-years Colleges$17,826
Public Schools$7,400$17,007
Private Schools$18,146

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between PPCC 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
Pikes Peak State CollegeColorado Springs, CO$4,302$16,534
Community College of DenverDenver, CO$4,902$17,136
Pueblo Community CollegePueblo, CO$4,883$17,116
Red Rocks Community CollegeLakewood, CO$4,707$16,947

Financial Aid and COA

At Pikes Peak State College, 7,241 students (61%) 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 $5,496.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at PPCC is $31,281 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 764 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 $5,207 and the average amount of student loans is $4,055.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,545$36,777
Tuition & Fees$4,302$16,534
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,243$20,243
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,049$31,281
Average Financial Aid$5,496$5,496
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,24161%$5,496
Pell Grants3,76932%$5,392
Federal Student Loan1,86516%$3,697
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid76482%-
Grants or Scholarships74680%$5,207
Federal Grants74280%$3,621
Pell Grants38041%$5,462
Other Federal Grants69074%$885
State/Local Grants39242%$3,015
Institutional Grants81%$1,995
Student Loan Aid15216%$4,055
Federal Student Loans14916%$3,650
Other Student Loans81%$9,069
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level436365$6,976
0-30,000188188$9,223
30,001-48,0008483$8,301
48,001-75,0008173$6,190
75,001-110,0004318$2,018
110,001 or more403$550

Student Population

Pikes Peak State College has a total of 11,899 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 4,713 male students and 7,132 female students attending PPCC. The school offers online degree programs and 3,480 students enrolled online exclusively (29.25% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate11,845 4,7137,132

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address5675 S Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone719-502-2000
WEBhttps://www.pikespeak.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered102 Programs
Online Program Offered24 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population11,899
Graduation Rate22%
Transfer-out Rate20%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate21 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties189 (Full-time), 473 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs548 (Full-time), 504 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$60,776
Average Staff Salary$54,415