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Front Range Community College is a public institution located in Westminster, Colorado. Westminster is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

4,531 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,680 Avg In-State Tuition

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Front Range Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at FRCC.

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Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards FRCC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Highest Paid Medical Office Assistant/Specialist Graduates College Factual
#6 Highest Paid Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology Graduates College Factual
#7 Best Medical Office Assistant/Specialist Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#42 Highest Paid Medical/Clinical Assistant Graduates College Factual

Where Is Front Range Community College?

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Contact details for FRCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3645 W 112Th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031
Phone: 303-404-5000

Can I Afford FRCC?

$3,680 In-State Tuition
25% Take Out Loans
12.4% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time FRCC students paid $153 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $629 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,680 $15,102
Fees $352 $352
Books and Supplies $1,800 $1,800

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At FRCC, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $5,762 a year. That adds up to $23,048 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FRCC is 12.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Front Range Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,531 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,703 undergraduate students at FRCC, with 4,531 being full-time and 14,172 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 4,531 full-time undergraduates at FRCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Front Range Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 170
Black or African American 58
Hispanic or Latino 1,011
White 2,879
International Students 88
Other Races/Ethnicities 325

Over 36 countries are represented at FRCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Kuwait, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Front Range Community College

4,636 Took All Classes Online
7,194 Took At Least One Class Online
11.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 7,194 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at FRCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 13th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of FRCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Front Range Community College was 11.1%. This is the #1,183 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at FRCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Front Range Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 652 23 0 675
Welding Technology/Welder 498 19 38 555
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 272 0 0 272
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 236 0 0 236
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 137 18 0 155
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 63 0 0 63
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology 30 8 18 56
General Construction Trades 52 0 0 52
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 48 0 0 48
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 6 38 44
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 25 0 12 37
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 19 17 0 36
Surgical Technology 0 25 0 25
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 23 23
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 19 0 0 19
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 17 17
Architectural Engineering Technology 9 6 0 15
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 12 0 0 12
Automation Engineer Technology 8 1 0 9
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 8 0 0 8
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 3 2 1 6
Laser & Optical Technology 2 0 0 2
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,093 125 147 2,365

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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