Best Community College Websites

by CJ McDaniel // October 7  

To save money, decide on a career or change careers, many individuals opt to attend a couple of years of community college online or on campus. While you cannot choose which community college you attend (geography chooses it for you), some community college websites stand out from others. Here are some of the best websites in the community college business.

North Seattle Community College. A simple navigation bar allows existing students and potential students to easily access admission, financial aid, academic programs, student services, the library and campus life all in the click of one button. North Seattle Community College’s online learning, class schedules and e-mail are all accessible through the homepage without the page appearing cluttered.

North Seattle Community College website

Washtenaw Community College. In the past few years, Washtenew Community College website has won numerous national awards for its design.  A side navigation bar makes it easy for you to find exactly what you are looking for. The website is broken down into a variety of different categories for different groups of people. Sections of the site are designed for future students, current students, parents, businesses, the neighborhood, faculty and staff. There is no need to search every aspect of the site when a portion of the site is specifically geared towards you needs.

Washtenew Community College website

Central Piedmont Community College. With a calendar, map and news feed of important Central Piedmont Community College offers instant access to important information. This community college site also offers one section of new students and another section for existing students. With just a few clicks, students can access e-mail, online learning and other tools. This site is easy to navigate and loads quickly.

Central Piedmont Community College website

Community College of Denver. The Community College of Denver has a unique lay-out that plays on the circular shape logo used by the community college. The website is designed in the college’s colors and is easy to use. The homepage navigates students and potential students with ease. Additionally, a news feed allows potential students to see all the good that has come out of the Community College of Denver – including excellence in the dental hygiene and nursing programs.

The Community College of Denver website

Pima Community College.  The Pima Community College website exemplifies excellent use of site navigation. One navigation bar provides you with essential information including contact information and directions to the campus. An additional navigation bar provides you will all essential information needed to make an informed decision about attending Pima Community College including campuses, courses and degrees. One additional feature that makes this website great is the ability to switch between Spanish and English – which also shows diversity amongst the student body.

Pima Community College website

About the Author

CJ grew up admiring books. His family owned a small bookstore throughout his early childhood, and he would spend weekends flipping through book after book, always sure to read the ones that looked the most interesting. Not much has changed since then, except now some of those interesting books he picks off the shelf were designed by his company!