Front Range Community College

Front Range Community College

Founded in 1968, Front Range Community College is an institution of higher education in the United States. It offers students two-year college level credit instruction in general education and occupational areas which may lead to a Certificate or an Associate degree or lead to transfer to a four-year institution.

Front Range Community College has four campus locations. They are:

  • Boulder County Campus
  • Brighton Center
  • Larimer Campus
  • Westminster Campus

The college offers associate degrees and certificates in more than 100 areas of study. FRCC offers extensive student services, from tutoring to career counseling. It also provides various online student services.

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Front Range Community College
3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster , CO 80031
General Phone: (303) 466-8811

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Front Range Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1,152EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts613sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management140business management, accounting technology, MIS
Medical Support and Technology80dental assistant, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, electroencephalographic tech, phlebotomy
Engineering Technician69architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, HVAC tech, drafting, CAD and design
Family and Social Work59child care management
Production Trades48machine shop assistant, welding
Landscaping and Horticulture42applied horticulture
Office and Administration24office management, administrative assistant
Medical Administration23medical office assistant
Media23animation and special effects
Mechanics and Repair21automobile mechanics
Law20legal assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16dietitian assistant, homeopathy
Conservation and Resource Management14wildlife management
Computer Science and Engineering12information science
Education and Teaching10ESL instruction, teacher aide
Hospitality4hospitality management
Design1interior design

Number of programs and degrees for Front Range Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1,21226
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12110
Associate's degree1,03827

Front Range Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Front Range Community College had a total enrollment of 15,270 students (9,956 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 2%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 21%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Front Range Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 41 %

Front Range Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Westminster, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Front Range Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,227
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,151
Books and supplies $ 1,749

Financial Aid:
Front Range Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 793300)

Front Range Community College Faculty

Front Range Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year83$49,560118$50,036
All faculty totalacademic year83$49,560118$50,036

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Front Range Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant
Homeopathic Medicine/Homeopathy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)

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