CCC ranks high for associate degrees for Native American learners

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Coconino Community College was recently ranked 28th in the nation as a top associate's degree producer for Native American students.
 
The College has ranked in the top 50 for the last four years from Community College Week, a national magazine.
 
"Congratulations to our students on their achievement," said CCC Interim President Veronica Hipolito. "The ranking reflects the positive outcomes that can be achieved with the combination of student effort, quality instruction and student services support."
 
CCC Student Services provides all students with advising to help students set goals, plan their degrees and select courses. A variety of programs at CCC work toward retaining students through individualized support as well.
 
For the last four academic years, CCC has ranked 49th, 29th, 36th and 28th out of the Top 100 listing for associate's degrees conferred to Native American students.
 
Community College Week magazine analyzed degrees and certificates conferred during the 2013-14 academic year, then broke it down across various race/ethnicity categories and also academic disciplines. Institutions that grant associate's degrees, including two-year and four-year institutions, were used for the Top 100 rankings. There are more than 1,600 community colleges across the United States.
 
Community College Week magazine provides in-depth analysis of issues, trends and news impacting two-year educational institutions. The complete list of rankings can be viewed at Community College Week.

About Coconino Community College
Student success is the heart and purpose of Coconino Community College. CCC provides affordable tuition and a wide variety of certificates and degrees including career/technical programs with nearly 50 certificate programs and two-year associate degrees in various fields including nursing, fire science, law enforcement and business. The award-winning CCC2NAU program provides an innovative way to smooth a student's path toward a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University with tailored advisement and institutional collaboration, including access to amenities at NAU.
 
Since 1991, CCC has served residents across 18,000 square miles of Coconino County. CCC has helped create the region's skilled workforce, which is improving overall health, safety and the economy in the region. Today, CCC serves more than 7,500 students per year with two campuses in Flagstaff.
 
CCC reaches out to the more rural portions of the County including Williams, the Grand Canyon/Tusayan, Page/Lake Powell, Fredonia, Tuba City and other remote areas on the Navajo, Hopi and Supai Tribal Lands. Instructional sites offer classes through online, in-person and Interactive Television classes to meet the needs of students in these rural and remote areas. Nearly 25 percent of CCC's students are Native American learners. 

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Tuesday, 5th January 2016
 
 

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