Aims Community College

Greeley, CO 80634
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Aims Community College is located in Greeley, Colorado and it is a standard two-year institution. This school was founded in 1967 and has been serving the community for several decades. It has gone through many changes and upgrades to continue to meet the high expectations of the students that are enrolled there. There are over 7,000 students enrolled in Aims and all students can expect to receive the best possible community college education. This is a very progressive school that offers more than 200 degree and certificate programs. Students will have many options to consider when choosing which educational path they wish to pursue.

The nursing program at Aims is going to allow students to prepare for careers as registered nurses. The RN program is very in-depth and it teaches all of the knowledge and skills that a nurse will need in the professional world. Students will be pursuing an associate of applied science degree with a nursing major and will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam upon the completion of the degree. This nursing program focuses on things like technical skills, critical thinking, professionalism, and understanding the challenges that nurses face on a regular basis. All students who go through this program will feel well prepared for the difficulties of being a nurse and will have the tools to succeed in their career paths. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students5,982
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 3
Associate's degree 1 18
Certificate 35 222
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$67/credit
In State Students$106/credit
Out of State Students$425/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,015 $4,770 $19,125
ADN 70 $4,690 $7,420 $29,750
BSN 125 $8,375 $13,250 $53,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of Aims Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $4,052
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,650
State Grant & Scholarships 53% $1,826
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 46% $1,963
Federal Student Loans 11% $4,049
Private Loans 1% $1,800


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,909
$30,001 to $48,000$6,945
$48,001 to $75,000$8,752
$75,001 to $110,000$11,504
Over $110,000$12,730

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.

Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80634

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