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Front Range Community College is a public institution situated in Westminster, Colorado. FRCC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

4,937 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,574 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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Where Is Front Range Community College?


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?

$3,574 In-State Tuition
30% Take Out Loans
12.1% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time FRCC students paid $149 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $611 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,574 $14,662
Fees $412 $412
Books and Supplies $1,800 $1,800

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At FRCC, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $5,148 a year. That adds up to $20,592 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FRCC is 12.1%. 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

4,937 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 19,283 undergraduate students at FRCC, with 4,937 being full-time and 14,346 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 4,937 full-time undergraduates at FRCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 164
Black or African American 91
Hispanic or Latino 1,117
White 3,063
International Students 116
Other Races/Ethnicities 386

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

3,284 Took All Classes Online
5,749 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,749 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.


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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of FRCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Front Range Community College was -0.2%. This is the #1,765 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at FRCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of FRCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Architectural Engineering Technology 26%
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 26%
Engineering Technologies 7%

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
Welding Technology/Welder 407 14 31 452
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 398 20 0 418
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 265 0 0 265
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 254 0 0 254
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 119 0 0 119
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician 37 5 20 62
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 43 0 15 58
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician & Veterinary Assistant 22 35 0 57
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 28 20 0 48
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 5 41 46
General Construction Trades 41 0 0 41
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology/Technician 20 14 0 34
Energy Management & Systems Technology/Technician 0 12 15 27
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 22 0 0 22
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 12 7 0 19
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 17 0 0 17
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 15 15
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 10 0 10
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 3 1 4 8
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 8 0 0 8
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 7 7
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Laser & Optical Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,696 143 148 1,987


*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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