Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Front Range Community College, the largest community college in Colorado, is a comprehensive, two-year, state-supported community college. Our students are recent high school graduates intending to earn technical certificates or Associate of Applied Science degrees for career. They are young adults intending to earn associate degrees and transfer to four-year schools. They are adult learners with career changes in mind. They are students of all ages pursuing their special interests. And they are the employees of business and industry, learning new skills.

School Highlights

Front Range Community College serves 18,703 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 18,703 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,365
  • Out-state tuition: $12,693
  • Student:teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Minority enrollment: 33%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Front Range Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 983 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Front Range Community College
(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
983 staff
80 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Front Range Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Front Range Community College diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,703 students
2,187 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,531 students
687 students
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# Part-Time Students
14,172 students
1,500 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
113 students
443 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,531 students
528 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
97 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
14,172 students
952 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
346 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
18%
22%
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% Black
1%
5%
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% White
67%
56%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.51
0.63
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
26%
46.42%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
7.27%
2.68%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,000
$33,300
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,365 is less than the state average of $4,455. The in-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,693 is more than the state average of $10,707. The out-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,365
$4,455
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$12,693
$10,707
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
64%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,000
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
83%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Our curriculum prepares vocational, academic, and business-oriented students to succeed in a highly competitive, global economy by focusing on quality, innovation, technology, self initiative, and problem solving. Located near the crossroads of Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, and Jefferson counties at the start of the U.S. 36 technology corridor, FRCC-Westminster blends up-to-date technology with an old-fashioned commitment to personal attention and small class size. The area is a prime target for industry expansion and relocation. Students may choose from about a hundred career/technical certificates, degrees, and degree emphases. The Nursing and Interpreter Preparation programs have received Programs of Excellence Awards from the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. The City of Westminster collaborated with FRCC in creating College Hill Library, a joint-use library for college and community alike. The spacious Campus Center serves students as well as community organizations. Front Range Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Front Range Community College cost?
Front Range Community College's tuition is approximately $3,365 for In-State students and $12,693 for Out-State students.
What is Front Range Community College's ranking?
Front Range Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Colorado for: Largest student body.
In what neighborhood is Front Range Community College located?
Front Range Community College is located in the North Central Westminster neighborhood of Westminster, CO.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 18,703 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,365
  • Out-state tuition: $12,693
  • Student:teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Minority enrollment: 33%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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