Students served each year from 91 countries
Annual economic impact on the Denver region
Job Placement rate thanks to strong industry partnerships
Of students graduate WITHOUT student loan debt
We believe in debt-free, hire education.
Does debt-free education sound too good to be true? At Emily Griffith, it's just the beginning!
The focus at Emily Griffith Technical College (EGTC) is getting students from classroom to career as quickly and effectively as possible. In fact, most training programs can be completed in a year or less and EGTC graduates enjoy one of the highest job placement rates in the state.
How do we do it? Hands-on, real-world learning; strong employer partnerships; and constantly evolving our program offerings to meet industry demands are just a few of the ways that EGTC creates a $62.3B annual economic impact.
Why do we do it? We believe everyone who wishes to learn should have the opportunity to do so and realize a skilled workforce means a stronger community for all.
opportunity for all
Meet our Graduates
EGTC has 50+ program offerings —including 28 career certificate programs —most of which can be completed in a year or less.
Day, evening, weekend, and online courses allow students to achieve their educational goals while also balancing work and family responsibilities.
EGTC collaborates with registered apprenticeship partners to provide on-the-job training by industry professionals throughout Colorado. Locations include Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and the Western Slope.
Apprenticeship programs include Certified Chef, Electrician, Plumber, Operating Engineer, Voice Data Video Technician, and Ironworker.
Adult Education: This program supports students working on their High School Equivalency exams (such as the GED, TASC or HiSET) and also provides instruction in the fundamental reading and math skills necessary for entrance into post-secondary programs. Classes include direct instruction and group work.
Language Learning: EGTC is home to the state's oldest and largest English Language Acquisition program, which serves more than 2,000 students from 94+ countries each year. Instruction includes academic and career navigation services and on-the-job learning.
These non-credit professional development and personal enrichment courses allow people from every walk of life to pursue their next learning adventure.
Classes start as low as $25 and cover Metalworking & Welding; Upholstery and Sewing; Clock Repair; Real Estate; Healthcare Education; Professional Development; and Entrepreneurship.
High schoolers can earn college credits or complete a certificate program for free at EGTC or our partner high schools.
This educational opportunity allows students to gain skills that will make them employable while still in high school.