Colorado Northwestern Community College

Tel: 8005621105
2,002 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Colorado Northwestern Community College serves 2,002 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Colorado Northwestern Community College is the only community colleges within Rio Blanco County, CO.
The nearest community college is Uintah Basin Applied Technology College (65.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
College Colorado Northwestern Community College (CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 66 staff 48 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,002 has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,002 students 839 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 30:1 36:1
# Full-Time Students 753 students 670 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
8%
16%
% Black
2%
5%
% White
76%
65%
% Two or more races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
9%
8%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.41 0.54

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,962 is less than the state average of $3,658. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,255 is less than the state average of $11,263. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,962 $3,658
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,255 $11,263

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Equestrian, Softball,
Volleyball
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) is a publicly supported two-year institution that was established in 1960. The main campus at Rangely, was opened in 1962 as Rangely College to a freshman class composed of 82 students. Originally, the College was a branch of Mesa College in Grand Junction, Colorado, but the two were separated in 1970. In July of 1974, Rangely College officially became Colorado Northwestern Community College. Colorado Northwestern Community College has been your education partner since 1962. With campuses in Rangely and Craig, community education centers in Meeker and South Routt County, as well as increasing opportunities for distance and technology-assisted learning, Colorado Northwestern Community College continues to be your best educational choice for affordable, high-quality learning options. CNCC has many clubs and activities for our students including outdoor recreational activities from whitewater rafting, fly-fishing, rock climbing and expedition camping to our on-campus challenge course and climbing gym. In addition, you will find a variety of collegiate athletics. We have outstanding occupational and transfer programs, excellent faculty with a personalized touch, and many outdoor recreational opportunities offered in a open-door atmosphere, with affordable prices, and at five different locations in Northwestern Colorado. Colorado Northwestern Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,103 per year for in-state students and $9,855 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,638 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Colorado Heights University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.