Front Range Community College

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School Overview

Front Range Community College is the largest two-year community college in the state of Colorado. Also known as FRCC, the school operates campuses throughout the state, including in Fort Collins, Longmont, Brighton, Westminster and Larimer, home to the school’s technology center.

FRCC transfers more students to Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder than any other institution.

The school began in 1968 as the North Campus of the Community College of Denver. In 1984 the school adopted its current name and the following year it became an independent institution.

Front Range Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of College and Schools.

General Information

Admission Office

3645 West 112th Avenue

Westminster, CO 80031

(303) 404-5414

Fax: (303) 404-5150

Contact: Yolonda Espinoza

Main Address

3645 West 112th Avenue

Westminster, CO 80031

(303) 404-5000

Total undergrads: 15,270

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,726

Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,583


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Interior Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Sciences/Systems C

Construction Trades

Masonry/Tile Setting A,C


Teacher Assistance C
Teaching English as a second or foreign language/ESL language instructor C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dietician Assistant A,C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Homeopathic Medicine C
Medical Office Assistant A,C
Nurse refresher C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Wildlife/Wilderness Management A,C

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Science Technologies

Applied technology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Front Range Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (303) 404-5000
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 3645 W 112th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 19,283
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 13,575 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,986
Out-of-state Tuition: $15,074
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 67%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,522

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Front Range Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Front Range Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 54
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Construction Trades 1
Education 31
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 116
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 177
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 41
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Precision Production 41
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 21
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Grand total 6135

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Front Range Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,986
Out-of-state $15,074
Books and supplies $1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 594 67%
Grant or scholarship aid 490 55% $6,522
Student loan aid 252 28% $5,186

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,801 31% $6,245
Federal student loans 3,739 20% $5,791

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Front Range Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Front Range Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Front Range Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 19,283
Undergraduate enrollment 19,283
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Front Range Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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