PPCC has a proud tradition of helping people get a fresh start toward completion of a degree or a better job- a start of a better and more enriching life.
Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) opened as El Paso Community College in 1968. Now in its fourth decade of operation, PPCC is a two-year college offering associate's degrees and various certifications in Career and Technical fields. Statistics have proven that PPCC students who transfer to local four-year colleges do better than students who start at the four-year college. Small classes taught by professors offer an unparalleled experience for undergraduate students.
We know that there are many different reasons why students decide to come to PPCC. Perhaps you plan to begin an academic career that you intend to continue at a four-year institution. Perhaps you want to pursue occupational training for job and career advancement, or to cultivate a special interest in one of our hundreds of different course offerings. Programs in Electronics Technology, Machining, Welding Technology, Computer Aided Drafting/Design, and more provide the education needed for an exciting and rewarding career in the Advanced Manufacturing industry.
Our students come from all walks of life, all age groups, and all educational and occupational backgrounds. What they share in common is a desire to improve themselves through learning. Whatever your motivation and goals, PPCC is here to serve you.You will soon see why Pikes Peak Community College is a great place to begin your educational journey.
PPCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.