Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

Recognizing institutions that achieve exceptional student outcomes.
Congratulations to the finalist institutions for the
2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence!

The $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, awarded every two years, is the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. With a singular focus on student success, the Prize highlights institutions with outstanding achievements in four areas: student learning, certificate and degree completion, employment and earnings, and high-levels of access and success for minority and low-income students. To learn more about the Aspen Prize, check out the program resources below.

Overview of the Aspen Prize

Decision Makers

Selection Process

Related Posts and Publications

Past Winners and Finalists

Media Resources

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Keith Witham, Deputy Director