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Front Range Community College Overview

Located in Westminster, Colorado, Front Range Community College is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Westminster makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Front Range Community College Known For?

5,432 Full-Time Undergraduates
$9,713 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest degree offered at FRCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of the faculty were full-time.

Front Range Community College Rankings

FRCC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that FRCC has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for FRCC

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 749
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,110
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,442

Where Is Front Range Community College?

Location of Front Range Community College

Contact details for FRCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3645 W 112Th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031
Phone: 303-404-5000

How Do I Get Into FRCC?

You can apply to FRCC online at:

Front Range Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Front Range Community College?

30% Take Out Loans
12.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of FRCC is $9,713. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for FRCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,528 $8,308 $10,914 $14,121 $15,189

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At FRCC, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $5,148 a year. That adds up to $20,592 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FRCC is 12.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Front Range Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,432 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 19,259 undergraduate students at FRCC, with 5,432 being full-time and 13,827 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  FRCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,432 full-time undergraduates at FRCC, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  FRCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Front Range Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of FRCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 183
Black or African American 89
Hispanic or Latino 1,019
White 3,503
International Students 195
Other Races/Ethnicities 443

Over 36 countries are represented at FRCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Kuwait, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Front Range Community College

3,284 Took All Classes Online
5,749 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,749 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at FRCC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 7th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of FRCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Front Range Community College was -0.2%. This is the #2,220 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at FRCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of FRCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Architectural Engineering Technology 26%
Business Administration & Management 32%
Business, Management & Marketing 27%
Computer Information Systems 26%
Education 76%
Engineering Technologies 7%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 78%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at FRCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at FRCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Alternative Medicine & Systems #5
Computer Information Systems #176
Teacher Education Grade Specific #269
Accounting #278
Computer & Information Sciences #400

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Front Range Community College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 28 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 40 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 10 0 0 0
Alternative Medicine & Systems 17 0 0 0
American Sign Language 6 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 7 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 3 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 22 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 41 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 43 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 19 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 14 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 17 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 2 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 31 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 21 0 0 0
Horticulture 11 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 3 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 15 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,306 0 0 0
Nursing 162 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 14 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 20 0 0 0
Wildlife Management 13 0 0 0
Total 3,748 0 0 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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