Front Range Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,470
5.54% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$7,582
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
12.1%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
19,259
28.2% Full-Time
2017 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 .

In 2017, 5,545 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Front Range Community College. 48% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,026 degrees), 5.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (706 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,470, which is $-3,944 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,470, which is $-3,944 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,582.

In 2017, 34% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 26% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,470
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Front Range Community College was $3,470. The cost of tuition at Front Range Community College is $-3,944 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$7,582
2017 Value
12.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Front Range Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,582. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Front Range Community College grew by 12.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,982
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Front Range Community College was of $8,982 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.47% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
26%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Front Range Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 5.56% with respect to 2016, when 36% 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.
12.1%
2016 Default Rate
598
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Front Range Community College was 12.1%, which represents 598 out of the 4929 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 19,259 students. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 5,432 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,827. This means that 28.2% 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 63.7% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.48% Two or More Races, 3.29% Asian, 1.6% Black or African American, 0.592% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.228% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Front Range Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.4%), followed by White Male (31.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Front Range Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,259 students. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 5,432 and the part-time enrollment is 13,827. This means that 28.2% of students enrolled at Front Range Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2017 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 (61%), 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
  1. White
    12,266
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    3,725
  3. Two or More Races
    671

The enrolled student population at Front Range Community College is 63.7% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.48% Two or More Races, 3.29% Asian, 1.6% Black or African American, 0.592% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.228% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 1,043 students (5.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 219 fewer women than men received degrees from Front Range Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Front Range Community College are white (4,026 degrees awarded). There were 5.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (706 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Front Range Community College is N/A, followed by N/A 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 Precision Production (764 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (184 degrees), and Communication Technologies (99 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (90,012 people), Other managers (67,389 people), Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (30,974 people), Postsecondary teachers (30,738 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (25,646 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Precision Production (764 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (184 degrees), Communication Technologies (99 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (416 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,368 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, Dentists, Physicians, Information security analysts, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Precision Production (764 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (184 degrees), Communication Technologies (99 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (416 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,368 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 (145,783 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (77,974 people), Construction (42,756 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (40,057 people), and Farming (34,114 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Precision Production (764 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (184 degrees), Communication Technologies (99 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (416 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,368 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. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Front Range Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 2,882
  2. 2,663

In 2017, 2,882 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,663).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 561 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College in Welding Technology, which is 8.01 times more than the 70 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 524 degrees were awarded to women at Front Range Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.71 times more than the 306 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 9% of students graduating from Front Range Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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 (68.1%).

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
    4,026 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    706 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    234 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Front Range Community College is white (4,026 degrees awarded). There were 5.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (706 degrees).

4.22% of degree recipients (234 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    2,146 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    1,880 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    389 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Front Range Community College is white male (2,146 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,880 degrees).

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Operations

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $550k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-204k (-37.1%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Front Range Community College had a total salary expenditure of $124M. Front Range Community College employs 245 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Front Range Community College are Female Professors (144), Male Professors(101), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 118 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 106 employees, and Management with 46 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$550k
2017 Endowment
35.1%
growth from 2016

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at about $550k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Front Range Community College grew 35.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.11M 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. $4.39M - Federal
  2. $9.7M - State
  3. $87.3k - Local

As of 2017, Front Range Community College received $4.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.7M from state grants and contracts, and $87.3k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$54.5M
2017 Salaries
2.75%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Front Range Community College paid a median of $54.5M in salaries, which represents 44% of their overall expenditure ($124M) and a 2.75% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.586% growth from 2015 and a 0.319% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.5M
Instructional Salaries
245
Number of Employees

In 2017, Front Range Community College paid a total of $15.5M to 245 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.51M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
245 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
118 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Front Range Community College were Professor with 245 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 118 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 106 employees; and Management with 46 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Front Range Community College was Female Professor with 144 employees, Male Professor with 101 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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

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