Front Range Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,574
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,345
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
12.4%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
19,283
25.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
25.7%
267 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 2019, 5,562 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Front Range Community College. 50.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (3,812 degrees), 4.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (907 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Front Range Community College is $3,574, which is $−4,250 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,345.

In 2019, 31% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,574
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Front Range Community College was $3,574. The cost of tuition at Front Range Community College is $−4,250 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$9,345
2019 Value
4.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Front Range Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,345. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Front Range Community College grew by 4.52%.

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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 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 11.8% between 2018 and 2019. 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%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
20%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Front Range Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 6.06% with respect to 2018, when 33% 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.
12.4%
2017 Default Rate
552
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Front Range Community College was 12.4%, which represents 552 out of the 4443 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Front Range Community College has a total enrollment of 19,283 students. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 4,937 students and the part-time enrollment is 14,346. This means that 25.6% 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 61.1% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Asian, 3.67% Two or More Races, 1.83% Black or African American, 0.555% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.176% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Front Range Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.5%), followed by White Male (30.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.2%). 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

25.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Front Range Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 19,283 students. The full-time enrollment at Front Range Community College is 4,937 and the part-time enrollment is 14,346. This means that 25.6% of students enrolled at Front Range Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% 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 (61%), 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
    11,777
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,399
  3. Asian
    718

The enrolled student population at Front Range Community College is 61.1% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Asian, 3.67% Two or More Races, 1.83% Black or African American, 0.555% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.176% 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% White, 26.9% 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, 819 students (4.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 92 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 (3,812 degrees awarded). There were 4.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (907 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 Communication Technologies (179 degrees awarded), Precision Production (510 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (418 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 (74,494 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (61,029 people), Software developers (39,036 people), Secondary school teachers (22,468 people), and Chief executives & legislators (22,022 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (179 degrees awarded), Precision Production (510 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (418 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (81 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,306 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 Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (179 degrees awarded), Precision Production (510 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (418 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (81 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,306 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 (132,034 people), Computer Systems Design (59,354 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (55,284 people), Construction (52,842 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (41,074 people).

The most specialized majors at Front Range Community College are Communication Technologies (179 degrees awarded), Precision Production (510 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (418 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (81 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,306 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 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

2,735
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,827
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 2,735 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College, which is 0.967 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,827).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 419 degrees were awarded to men at Front Range Community College in Welding Technology, which is 12.7 times more than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 483 degrees were awarded to women at Front Range Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.68 times more than the 288 male recipients with that same degree.

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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 (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Front Range Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 3.37% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,812 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    907 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    223 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Front Range Community College is white (3,812 degrees awarded). There were 4.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (907 degrees).

4.01% of degree recipients (223 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,911 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,901 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    500 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Front Range Community College is white female (1,911 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,901 degrees).

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Operations

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $580k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $631k (109%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Front Range Community College had a total salary expenditure of $125M. Front Range Community College employs 246 Professors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Front Range Community College are Female Professors (139), Male Professors(107), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 101 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 99 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 72 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$580k
2019 Endowment
7.2%
decline from 2018

Front Range Community College has an endowment valued at about $580k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Front Range Community College declined 7.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.72M 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. $2.71M - Federal
  2. $9.38M - State
  3. $780k - Local

As of 2019, Front Range Community College received $2.71M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.38M from state grants and contracts, and $780k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$56.6M
2019 Salaries
0.0661%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Front Range Community College paid a median of $56.6M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($125M) and a 0.0661% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.88% growth from 2017 and a 2.75% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.3M
Instructional Salaries
246
Number of Employees

In 2019, Front Range Community College paid a total of $16.3M to 246 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
246 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
101 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Front Range Community College were Professor with 246 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Front Range Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 101 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 99 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 72 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Front Range Community College was Female Professor with 139 employees, Male Professor with 107 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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