Emily Griffith Technical College

1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203

School Details

Emily Griffith Technical College, formerly Emily Griffith Opportunity School, is Colorado's most unique technical college. They offer more than 500 courses and 40 career-training certificate programs, establishing a reputation for being one of the region's most diverse learning environments. Opportunity School was founded in 1916, and they still use the motto coined by Emily Griffith herself: “For all who wish to learn.” EGTC welcomes all people, regardless of age, race or education level, who want to expand their horizons and chart their own course for success.

EGTC offers more than two dozen career-training certificate programs, most of which can be completed in one year or less, with hands-on instruction in health sciences, creative arts and design, administration and professional studies, trades and industry. There are also apprenticeship trades programs that are taught at multiple sites across Colorado. Schedules are flexible with multiple program start dates throughout the year, day and evening classes, part-time and full-time options and a growing catalog of online classes.


Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Occupational Education

North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Public, less-than 2-year
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    At least 1, but less than 2 academic yrs
  • Total Enrollments:
  • Percent Admitted:
    Open admission policy
  • Calendar System:



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