May 15, 2015

Skills Course for First-Year Pikes Peak Community College Students a Resounding Success

Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) in Colorado Springs, Colorado was the first community college in the nation to implement ELI programs as a required course for students who did not test college ready.  In addition to reducing student drop out rates, the effort resulted in a 28% impact on student persistence (re-enrollment) and a 14% impact in college-level course completion.

Read the article about the results at and watch a video produced by PPCC on the impact of ELI programs.