Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood
CO, 80228-1255
Tel: (303)914-6600
8,973 students
Public institution

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Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Lakewood Colo., Red Rocks Community College offers more than 150 programs and 650 courses leading to two-year degrees or professional certificates.
School Highlights:
Red Rocks Community College serves 8,973 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Red Rocks Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Jefferson County, CO.
The nearest community college is Colorado School of Trades (3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Red Rocks 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 8,973 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 53:1 has decreased from 58:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,973 students
1,303 students
Red Rocks Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,951 students
834 students
Red Rocks Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,022 students
1,040 students
Red Rocks Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Red Rocks Community College sch enrollment Red Rocks Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Red Rocks Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Red Rocks Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
Red Rocks Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
81%
66%
Red Rocks Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Red Rocks Community College More (2010-2012)
Red Rocks Community College sch ethnicity Red Rocks 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. 0.33 0.44
Red Rocks Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,962 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,263 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,962 $5,890
Red Rocks Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,263 $10,050
Red Rocks Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The Lakewood campus is the largest community college campus in Colorado. Red Rocks also has a campus in Arvada. Courses are delivered in formats from traditional classroom to online to self-paced and weekend classes. Since 1969, Red Rocks Community College has delivered a quality education to an eclectic mix of students of all ages, incomes and backgrounds. For many of our 14,000 annual students, Red Rocks is the convenient community college just down the street. For others, a Red Rocks program or course is worth traveling halfway around the world. Red Rocks serves more than 14,000 students annually, meeting the diverse educational needs of the residents of Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson and Park counties and other areas by providing access to excellent higher education. Incorporating both the stability of American academic tradition and the flexibility to be responsive to community needs, the college emphasizes innovation, leadership, quality and service. As the continuing education department of Red Rocks Community College our mission is not just OSHA training. RMEC offers training in OSHA Training, Online OSHA Training, Asbestos Training, Computer Training, Online Computer Training, Environmental and Cross-Connection Training, Casino Gaming Certifications, Training Certificate Programs, Motorcycle Safety Training and On-site/Customized Training.

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,909 per year for in-state students and $9,239 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,840 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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.