Whether you’re looking for a new career or want to advance in your current job, we
can help you find the right program.
Pikes Peak Academic Programs
Whether your goal is an associate certificate or degree, or eventually an advanced degree, we have programs designed to advance you in your current position - or to prepare you for that perfect future career. Explore Pikes Peak Programs.
Pathways to Your Future
Do you want to earn an associates or bachelor's degree in an area of interest - but
unsure of the exact major or degree? Consider pursuing one of our general Academic Pathways while you explore your options with an Academic Advisor.
Bridge to Bachelor's
For first-time students attending any college in the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) - you are guaranteed admission to participating four-year college or university upon completing your Pikes Peak State College degree. Learn More.
These fast-track programs are designed to open up additional opportunities to those already in the workforce. These include FREE programs to train for a new career in as little as 16 weeks. Find out about Workforce Opportunities.
At Pikes Peak, students save thousands while gaining access to a quality and flexible education.
The graph shows a comparison of in-state tuition for two semesters at 15 credits per semester.
These figures are based on tuition and fees as of July 2023 (30 credits at resident rates, with COF) and can vary depending on program of study.
At Pikes Peak State College your education has value - in more ways than one. With in state tuition starting at just $156.40 per credit hour - you'll get a high return on your educational investment. Now is the perfect time to get started to maximize your future. No-Interest Payment Plans are available with a one-time setup fee.
Applying for Federal Financial Aid starts with submitting your FAFSA, Pikes Peak has knowledgeable staff trained to help you complete the financial aid process and explore other ways to pay for college like scholarships, jobs and internships.
Pikes Peak State College offers you the opportunity to start over or jump back in line as you move toward completing your education and career goals.
We know you need to earn a living while you’re training for your new career. We also know that on-the-job training is an important part of many of our programs. So we partner with local organizations and employers to provide support and training in a variety of Earn and Learn programs.Earn and Learn Programs
You may have learning which is equivalent to a course needed to meet your goal. Prior Learning Assessment for Credit is a great way to get college credit for your life experience. Save money, save time.More about Prior Learning Assessment
Pikes Peak State College understands that basic needs directly impact the well-being and success of our students. Basic needs can include food, housing, transportation, wellness, and other important services.Learn about Basic Needs Assistance
After you've trained and met your educational goal, Career Services is there to help you gain employment. They offer a variety of services to support your job-search, including: in-person and online career advising, resume and interview assistance, and labor market research.Career Services Information
Adults Like You
Why would you want to pay double the cost for classes at a university that you can get at a community college for less?
Students who choose to participate in our free tutoring services receive better grades on average. They also learn skills and strategies individualized to their learning preferences to help them become better students overall.
Accessibility Services provides classroom and testing accommodations for students with both temporary and long-term disabilities.
Pikes Peak State College understands that basic needs directly impact the well-being and success of our students. Basic needs can include food, housing, transportation, wellness, and other important services.
If you are a veteran, you may be able to transfer your military education benefits to your student. Learn more about our Military and Veterans Program.
Recruitment & Admissions
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