Founded in 1967, the Community College of Denver is a public, two-year institution located in Denver, Colorado. The school provides students with more than 125 program choices to prepare for new careers, job advancement, or transfer to a four-year institution. With multiple sites, traditional classrooms, and online learning options, scheduling and class offerings are flexible. Both credit and non-credit courses are taught at locations city-wide, including the main CCD Auraria Campus (which shares a campus with the University of Colorado Denver and the Metropolitan State College of Denver), CCD Lowry, and the Online Learning center. Continuing education and professional development courses offer education options for busy professionals.