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Front Range Community College

Westminster, CO

At A Glance

Main Address

3645 W 112th Ave

Westminster, CO 80031-2105

https://www.frontrange.edu/

Admission Office

3645 West 112th Avenue

Westminster, CO 80031

(303) 404-5414

Fax : (303) 404-5150

Contact : Tamara White

Associate VP of Student Support & Enrollment Services

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 4119

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 19,283

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 2,486

In-State Tuition : $4,987.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $19,264.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Setting

Large City (250-500k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Additional campuses in Brighton, Boulder County, Larimer County.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Apr 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 17 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 70.0%
Health Professions : 12.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General A C

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Hospitality Administration/Management, General A C
Organizational Leadership A

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects A C
Recording Arts Technology/Technician A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor C

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians A C
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician A C
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician A C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Energy Systems Technology/Technician A C
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Dental Assisting/Assistant C
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A C
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General C
Holistic/Integrative Health A C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage C
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist A C
Medical/Clinical Assistant A C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A C
Surgical Technology/Technologist A
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant A C

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management A C

Precision Production
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist C
Welding Technology/Welder A C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration C
Criminal Justice/Police Science A C

Social Sciences
Geographic Information Science and Cartography A B C

Visual & Performing Arts
Interior Design A C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Teacher Certification

Accelerated Program

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

233 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : observatories

Geographic Location : 12 miles from Denver.

Large City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 19,283

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 2,486

Degree-seeking undergrads : 13,081

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 23

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Part Time students : 67.0%

Percentage of males : 42.0%

Percentage of females : 58.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 2.0%

Asian : 4.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 23.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 61.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Front Page

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Women's services

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Study skills assistance

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 7,833

Admitted : 7,833

Enrolled : 4,058

Open admission 100.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

All SAT Scores Required for Review

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Credit is awarded for AP examinations with a minimum score of 3, except for computer science exams, which have a minimum score of 4.

High school Coursework

High school diploma or equivalent is not required

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

3

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

2

Science Lab

0

1

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: AP credit can be used as course registration prerequisites, as well as for exemptions from assessment testing for mathematics and English writing.

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 131

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 132

All

Art History

3

3

GTP 983

All

Biology

3

5

General College Biology I w/ Lab

All

4

10

BIO 111, BIO 112

All

Calculus AB

3

5

MAT 201

All

Calculus BC

3

5

MAT 201

All

4

10

MAT 202 Calculus II, MAT 201 Calculus

All

Chemistry

3

10

CHE 111

All

4

5

CHE 111, CHE 112

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

13

CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POS 225

All

Computer Science A

3

4

CSC 160

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 121

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG 121

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

LIT 115

All

Environmental Science

3

4

ENV 101

All

European History

3

4

HIS 101

All

French Language and Culture

3

13

FRE 111, FRE 112, FRE 211

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

--

All

4

--

GER 111, GER 112, GER 211

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 106

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

13

ITA 112, ITA 211, ITA 111

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

13

JPN 211, JPN 11, JPN 112

All

Latin

3

13

LAT 211, LAT 111, LAT 112

All

4

16

LAT 112, LAT 111, LAT 212, LAT 211

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 202

All

Music Theory

3

3

MUS 110 , MUS 111, MUS 112

All

Physics 1

3

5

PHY 111

All

Physics 2

3

5

PHY 112

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

5

PHY 212

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

5

PHY 211

All

Psychology

3

6

PSY 101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

10

SPA 112, SPA 111

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

SPA 211

All

4

--

SPA 211, SPA 212

All

Statistics

3

3

MAT 135

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POS 111

All

United States History

3

3

HIS 121

All

4

6

HIS 121, HIS 122

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIS 112, HIS 111

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

--

American Literature

50

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

--

Biology

50

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

--

Chemistry

50

--

College Algebra

50

--

English Literature

50

--

History of United States I

50

--

History of United States II

50

--

Human Growth and Development

50

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

--

Introductory Business Law

50

--

Introductory Psychology

50

--

Introductory Sociology

50

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

--

Principles of Management

50

--

Principles of Marketing

50

--

Principles of Microeconomics

50

--

Western Civilization I

50

--

Western Civilization II

50

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 56.0%

% of loans / jobs : 44.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Apr 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Carolee Goldsmith

Financial aid office phone : (303) 404-5250

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $153.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $629.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$4,987.00

$4,987.00

$4,987.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$19,264.00

$19,264.00

$19,264.00

Room only:

--

$11,540.00

$2,466.00

Books and supplies:

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$3,825.00

$3,672.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,665.00

$1,665.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$6,787.00

$23,817.00

$14,590.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$21,064.00

$38,094.00

$28,867.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 45

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 45

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 3,909

Transfers admitted percentage: 100.0%

Transfers admitted: 3,909

Transfers enrolled percentage: 49.0%

Transfers enrolled: 1,948

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $19,264.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,540.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $629.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 53

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser