Colorado Northwestern Community College

500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648-3598
Tel: (970)675-2261
1,133 students
Public institution
Colorado Northwestern Community College provides accessible, affordable, quality education to prepare learners to achieve their educational, workplace, and personal goals.
School Highlights:
Colorado Northwestern Community College serves 1,133 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Colorado Northwestern Community College is the only community colleges within Rio Blanco County, CO.
The nearest community college is Uintah Basin Applied Technology College (65.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Colorado Northwestern Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,133 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,133 students
1,303 students
Colorado Northwestern Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
520 students
836 students
Colorado Northwestern Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 613 students
1,046 students
Colorado Northwestern Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Colorado Northwestern Community College sch enrollment Colorado Northwestern Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Colorado Northwestern Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Colorado Northwestern Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Colorado Northwestern Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
82%
67%
Colorado Northwestern Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Colorado Northwestern Community College More (2010-2012)
Colorado Northwestern Community College sch ethnicity Colorado Northwestern Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.32 0.45
Colorado Northwestern Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,962 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,255 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,962 $5,940
Colorado Northwestern Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,255 $10,072
Colorado Northwestern Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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, Hayden, 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 tennis courts and recreation facilities. In addition, you will find a variety of intramural and 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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • RooseveltUintah Basin Applied Technology College
    Public
    1100 E Lagoon St 124-5
    RooseveltUT84066
    ((43)5)7-22-6900
    Public
    65.2 mi | 1250 students                      
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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 $14,602 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.