Front Range Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,754
2.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$9,186
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.76%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
19,449
21% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
27.1%
298 Graduates

About

Front Range Community College is a higher education institution located in Adams County, CO. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Front Range Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (819 degrees awarded), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (285 degrees), and General Studies (247 degrees).

In 2022, 5,675 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Front Range Community College. 53.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,517 degrees), 2.61 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1,349 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,754, which is $−4,358 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,754, which is $−4,358 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,186.

In 2022, 67% of undergraduate students attending Front Range Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,754
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Front Range Community College was $3,754. The cost of tuition at Front Range Community College is $−4,358 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,186
2022 Value
5.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Front Range Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,186. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Front Range Community College grew by 5.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,844
Room and Board
$1,460
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Front Range Community College was of $11,844 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,460. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Front Range Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 168% with respect to 2021, when 25% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.76%
2019 Default Rate
96
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Front Range Community College was 2.76%, which represents 96 out of the 3473 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Front Range Community College had a total enrollment of 19,449 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 4,083 students and the part-time enrollment is 15,366. This means that 21% of students enrolled at Front Range Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Front Range Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59% White, 25.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.84% Asian, 3.83% Two or More Races, 1.73% Black or African American, 0.591% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Front Range Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (31.5%), followed by White Female (30.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Front Range Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,449 students. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 4,083 and the part-time enrollment is 15,366. This means that 21% of students enrolled at Front Range Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2018 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Front Range Community College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Front Range Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    11,467 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,962 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    747 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Front Range Community College is 59% White, 25.5% Hispanic or Latino, 3.84% Asian, 3.83% Two or More Races, 1.73% Black or African American, 0.591% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 707 students (3.64%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 411 more women than men received degrees from Front Range Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Front Range Community College is white (3,517 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1349 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Front Range Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (819 degrees awarded), followed by Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (285 degrees) and General Studies (247 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Front Range Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (213 degrees awarded), Precision Production (461 degrees), and Construction (188 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Other managers (63,905 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (60,358 people), Construction managers (45,554 people), Software developers (38,269 people), and Chief executives & legislators (22,677 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (213 degrees awarded), Precision Production (461 degrees), Construction (188 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (331 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,351 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (213 degrees awarded), Precision Production (461 degrees), Construction (188 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (331 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,351 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (118,985 people), Construction (112,620 people), Computer Systems Design (63,143 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (44,234 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (32,198 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (213 degrees awarded), Precision Production (461 degrees), Construction (188 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (331 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,351 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Front Range Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 819 degrees awarded
  2. 285 degrees awarded
  3. 247 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Front Range Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 819 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,632
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,043
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,632 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College, which is 0.865 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,043).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 411 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.934 times less than the 440 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 563 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.2 times more than the 256 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (42.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Front Range Community College is Male and Two or More Races (42.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.36% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,517 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,349 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    216 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Front Range Community College is white (3,517 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1349 degrees).

3.38% of degree recipients (192 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,826 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,691 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    769 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Front Range Community College is white female (1,826 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1691 degrees).

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Operations

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.92M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 660k (34.4%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Front Range Community College had a total salary expenditure of 150M. Front Range Community College employs 241 Professors. Most academics at Front Range Community College are Female Professor (142), and Male Professor (99).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 107 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 102 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 76 employees.

Endowment

$1.92M
2022 Endowment
84.8%
growth from 2021

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.92M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Front Range Community College grew 84.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.3M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.29M - Federal
  2. $10.6M - State
  3. $453k - Local

As of 2022, Front Range Community College received $4.29M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.6M from state grants and contracts, and $453k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$54.9M
2022 Salaries
1.06%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Front Range Community College paid a median of $54.9M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($150M) and a 1.06% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.4M
Instructional Salaries
241
Number of Employees

In 2022, Front Range Community College paid a total of $16.4M to 241 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
241 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
107 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Front Range Community College was Professor with 241 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 107 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 102 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 76 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Front Range Community College was Female Professor with 142 employees, and Male Professor with 99 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Front Range Community College.

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