Front Range Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,680
2.97% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,165
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.29%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
18,703
24.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.9%
235 Graduates

About

Front Range Community College is a higher education institution located in Adams County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Front Range Community College were Geographic Information Science & Cartography (0 degrees awarded) and Registered Nursing (0 degrees).

In 2020, 6,583 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Front Range Community College. 45.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,450 degrees), 3.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1185 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,680, which is $−4,300 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,680, which is $−4,300 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,165.

In 2020, 31% of undergraduate students attending Front Range Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,680
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Front Range Community College was $3,680. The cost of tuition at Front Range Community College is $−4,300 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$9,165
2020 Value
1.93%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Front Range Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,165. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Front Range Community College grew by 1.93%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,547
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Front Range Community College was of $11,547 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Front Range Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 31% 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.
9.29%
2018 Default Rate
380
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Front Range Community College was 9.29%, which represents 380 out of the 4090 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 has a total enrollment of 18,703 students. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 4,531 students and the part-time enrollment is 14,172. This means that 24.2% 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 61.2% White, 24.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.01% Asian, 3.56% Two or More Races, 1.55% Black or African American, 0.561% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.203% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Front Range Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Front Range Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,703 students. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 4,531 and the part-time enrollment is 14,172. This means that 24.2% of students enrolled at Front Range Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A 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 N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Front Range Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    11,455
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,520
  3. Asian
    750

The enrolled student population at Front Range Community College is 61.2% White, 24.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.01% Asian, 3.56% Two or More Races, 1.55% Black or African American, 0.561% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.203% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 619 students (3.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 553 fewer 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 (4,450 degrees awarded). There were 3.76 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1185 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Front Range Community College is Geographic Information Science & Cartography (0 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (0 degrees) and N/A.

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 (232 degrees awarded), Precision Production (592 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (675 degrees).

Workforce

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 (75,881 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (73,000 people), Software developers (36,161 people), Chief executives & legislators (21,149 people), and Postsecondary teachers (20,824 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (232 degrees awarded), Precision Production (592 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (675 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (146 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (245 degrees).

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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, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (232 degrees awarded), Precision Production (592 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (675 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (146 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (245 degrees).

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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 (131,168 people), Computer Systems Design (63,451 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (57,133 people), Construction (51,528 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (38,189 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (232 degrees awarded), Precision Production (592 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (675 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (146 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (245 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 0 degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Front Range Community College was Geographic Information Science & Cartography with 0 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,568
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,015
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3,568 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College, which is 1.18 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,015).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 748 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.18 times more than the 636 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 636 degrees were awarded to women at Front Range Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.85 times less than the 748 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Front Range Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 5.53% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,450 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,185 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    265 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Front Range Community College is white (4,450 degrees awarded). There were 3.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1185 degrees).

4.03% of degree recipients (265 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    2,455 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,995 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    613 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Front Range Community College is white male (2,455 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,995 degrees).

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Operations

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $819k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $622k (76%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Front Range Community College had a total salary expenditure of $129M. Front Range Community College employs 240 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Front Range Community College are Female Professors (139), Male Professors(101), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 96 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 91 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 69 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$819k
2020 Endowment
41.2%
growth from 2019

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at about $819k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Front Range Community College grew 41.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.6M 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. $3.3M - Federal
  2. $10.7M - State
  3. $723k - Local

As of 2020, Front Range Community College received $3.3M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.7M from state grants and contracts, and $723k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$56.3M
2020 Salaries
0.625%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Front Range Community College paid a median of $56.3M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($129M) and a 0.625% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0661% growth from 2018 and a 3.88% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.7M
Instructional Salaries
240
Number of Employees

In 2020, Front Range Community College paid a total of $15.7M to 240 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
240 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
96 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Front Range Community College were Professor with 240 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 96 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 91 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Front Range Community College was Female Professor with 139 employees, and Male Professor with 101 employees.

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