Community College of Aurora

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Community College of Aurora
Community College of Aurora Student Centre Rotunda.jpg
CCA's Student Centre Rotunda, CentreTech Campus, Aurora, Colorado
Motto "Go Beyond the Book"
Type Community College
Established 1983
President Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven
Students 10,000+ (annually)
Location Aurora, Colorado, USA
Campus CentreTech Campus in Aurora, Colorado and Lowry Campus at Lowry, Denver
Affiliations Colorado Community College System

The Community College of Aurora (CCA) is a community college located in Aurora, Colorado, United States. It is part of the Colorado Community College System. CCA serves over 10,000 students annually at its CentreTech Campus in Aurora; Lowry Campus at Lowry, Denver; and through online classes.[1] Efforts to establish a college in Aurora began with a group of Aurora citizens in the early 1950s, and in May 1983, the Fifty-Fourth Colorado General Assembly created the Community College of Aurora.[2]


"We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds."


"The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment."


"Respect, Collaboration, Quality, Access, Diversity, Inclusion"


Goal 1: Increase student retention, completion, transfer, and employment. Goal 2: Improve student learning through instructional and non-instructional efforts and assessment. Goal 3: Optimize enrollment. Goal 4: Optimize fiscal, technological, and physical resources. Goal 5: Increase community partnerships, engagement, and service. Goal 6: Diversify and strengthen human resources.


Community College of Aurora is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.[3]


  1. ^ "Community College of Aurora Annual Unduplicated Headcount" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  2. ^ "CCA History" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-01-24. 
  3. ^ "Higher Learning Commission". Retrieved 2011-01-24. 

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