Community College of Denver Ranked Top 10 Community College in Colorado by

Denver (February 6, 2024) – Community College of Denver (CCD) was recently recognized by, a resource for program rankings and higher education planning, in its annual review of community colleges. CCD was ranked in the top 10 among the “Best Community Colleges in Colorado,” while its Psychology Program was included in the national ranking for the “Best Online Associate Program in Psychology Degree for 2024.”

“This acknowledgment by is a testament to our dedication to academic excellence and our ongoing commitment to providing our students with the necessary resources to succeed,” said CCD President Marielena P. DeSanctis, Ph.D.'s institutional rankings, which are set apart from other conventional ratings, are deemed the benchmark of academic evaluations for online and hybrid programs. An exclusive methodology is used to rank each institution on a scale from 0 to 100 across six categories. evaluated more than 3,000 communities on a spectrum of criteria, including academic reputation, graduation rate, affordability and proven student resources needed to assist students excel in their fields.

The college was featured on the “Best Community Colleges in Colorado” ranking. To view full rankings, click here.

The program offers opportunities to explore neuropsychology, forensic psychology, health psychology, positive psychology and more. The 60-credit course is home to one of only two chapters of Colorado’s Psi Beta National Honor Society in Psychology. The program is offered online and hybrid.

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Community College of Denver (CCD) is a leading point of entry to higher education for the city and county of Denver. CCD provides cost-effective, high-quality college education, along with access and opportunity for non-traditional students, workforce development, training resources for local organizations, and community partnerships. CCD is a federally funded Hispanic Serving and designated Military Friendly Institution. Learn more at

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