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Red Rocks Community College Overview

Located in Lakewood, Colorado, Red Rocks Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Red Rocks Community College Known For?

2,674 Undergraduate Awards
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Red Rocks Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Red Rocks Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Red Rocks Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#461 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Red Rocks Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Alternative Medicine & Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#77 Best Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Red Rocks Community College?

Location of Red Rocks Community College

Contact details for Red Rocks Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
Phone: 303-914-6600
Website: www.rrcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Red Rocks Community College?

You can apply to Red Rocks Community College online at: www.rrcc.edu/admissions/

Red Rocks Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Red Rocks Community College?

18% Take Out Loans
11.2% Loan Default Rate

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 Red Rocks Community College, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $4,086 a year. That adds up to $16,344 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Red Rocks Community College is 11.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Red Rocks Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,272 Full-Time Undergraduates
45% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,942 undergraduate students at Red Rocks Community College, with 2,272 being full-time and 4,670 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Red Rocks Community College

There are also 66 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,272 full-time undergraduates at Red Rocks Community College, 55% are male and 45% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Red Rocks Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Red Rocks Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Red Rocks Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 61
Black or African American 36
Hispanic or Latino 454
White 1,490
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 191

Over 39 countries are represented at Red Rocks Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Japan.

Online Learning at Red Rocks Community College

1,151 Took All Classes Online
2,115 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,115 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Red Rocks Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Red Rocks Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Red Rocks Community College was -0.9%. This is the #2,266 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Red Rocks Community College regardless of major.

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%.

Red Rocks Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 478 0 0 478
Business Administration & Management 188 15 0 0 203
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 177 12 0 0 189
Allied Health Professions 112 45 31 0 188
Precision Metal Working 162 15 0 0 177
Fire Protection 127 23 0 0 150
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 149 0 0 0 149
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 133 11 1 0 145
Teacher Education Grade Specific 95 10 18 0 123
Accounting 103 13 0 0 116
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 5 97 0 102
Woodworking 92 9 0 0 101
Cosmetology 43 3 28 0 74
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 32 21 6 0 59
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 19 9 24 0 52
Computer Programming 34 8 0 0 42
Culinary Arts 31 2 7 0 40
Alternative Medicine & Systems 31 5 0 0 36
Computer Systems Networking 19 10 0 0 29
Environmental Control Technology 15 8 0 3 26
Building Management & Inspection 14 4 6 0 24
Dental Support Services 0 0 24 0 24
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 19 4 0 0 23
Real Estate 17 1 0 0 18
Health & Medical Administrative Services 16 2 0 0 18
Nursing 16 0 0 0 16
Computer Software & Applications 8 5 0 0 13
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 13 0 0 0 13
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 6 6 0 0 12
Drama & Theater Arts 11 0 0 0 11
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 4 5 0 9
Natural Resource Management 3 2 4 0 9
Homeland Security 2 2 0 0 4
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 1 0 0 1
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0
Precision Systems Maintenance 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,687 733 251 3 2,674

References

*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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