Pikes Peak State College

Colorado Springs, CO

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 9,213
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Highest degree awarded: Bachelor's
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 42% / 58% (2017)

First generation college students: 42.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 32.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 2.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 37.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 15.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 8.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 5.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 55.6%
Black: 7.5%
Hispanic: 23.5%
Asian: 3.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.7%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.5%
2+ races: 6.4%
Non-resident alien: 0.9%
Unknown race: 1.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $17,277
In-State tuition: $3,981
Out-of-State tuition: $15,403

Estimated books and supplies: $1,460 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,024 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $46,942 (2017)
Median Family Income: $24,757 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 32.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 17.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $9,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $95 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,166
$30k-48k $9,145
$48k-75k $11,211
$75k-110k $16,172
$110k+ $17,189

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 24%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 89.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $9,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $4,492 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $5,020 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $5,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 48.4% (2015)
@3 year 54.8% (2017)
@5 year 61.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 25.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 29.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $32,077 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $39,525 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 53
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 38 $29,641 ($2,470)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 269
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 32
Associate's Degree Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 33
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 4
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 128
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma American Sign Language. 12
Associate's Degree American Sign Language. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 6
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 9
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1261 $11,000 $93 $25,750 ($2,146) $38,404 ($3,200)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other. 8
Associate's Degree Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other. 13
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 172 $53,256 ($4,438) $53,932 ($4,494)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 23 $41,731 ($3,478)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 2
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 22
Associate's Degree Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Social Work. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 27
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 20
Associate's Degree Graphic Communications. 32
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Resources Management and Policy. 58
Associate's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 6
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 19
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 57
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 18
Associate's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 84
Associate's Degree Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 308
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 31 $43,568 ($3,631)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 362
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 33
Associate's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 16
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 22
Associate's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 14
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 17 $32,675 ($2,723)
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 22 $33,289 ($2,774)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 10
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 102 $36,789 ($3,066)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 34 $53,587 ($4,466)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 32
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 4
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 263
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 79 $21,131 $137 $63,562 ($5,297) $69,621 ($5,802)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 28
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 25 $42,830 ($3,569)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 79
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 26 $36,872 ($3,073)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $60,777
Full time faculty: 94%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 20.0

School's endowment start of year: $5,313,531 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $5,116,668 (2022)