Arapahoe Community College
|Arapahoe Community College|
|President||Diana M. Doyle|
|Location||Littleton, Colorado, USA
|Campus||Urban / rural|
|Colors||Purple and White|
Founded in 1965, Arapahoe Community College (ACC) was the first community college to open in the Denver area. What began as Arapahoe Junior College with 550 students, has grown into a vibrant community college serving over 18,000 credit and non-credit students yearly.
The College now offers over 100 degree and certificate programs. ACC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Great Books Program
ACC is one of six community colleges with a Great Books Program approved by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education. Participants in the program receive a certificate that is recognized by admission councils at many 4-year colleges and universities.
- "Great Books Program at ACC" Accessed 25 November 2010.
2. "View From the Fourth Floor: a Personal History of Arapahoe Community College, 1965-2005" by Frank Lee Earley. 2012; Downtown Chaco Press, Elizabeth, CO.
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