Colorado Northwestern Community College

Rangely, CO 81648
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Colorado Northwestern Community College is one of the thirteen public 2-year colleges in Colorado. The campus is located in a rural area, in Rangely.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,201 students attend the school. Every year 37% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Colorado Northwestern Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,469, and fees were $474. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,783 and $474 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Number of Students1,201
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate52%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 23
Certificate 7 32
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 79%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$145/credit
In State Students$145/credit
Out of State Students$241/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,525 $6,525 $10,845
ADN 70 $10,150 $10,150 $16,870
BSN 125 $18,125 $18,125 $30,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of Colorado Northwestern Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $4,362
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,050
State Grant & Scholarships 37% $1,767
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 44% $2,479
Federal Student Loans 45% $5,694
Private Loans 5% $14,374


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,566
$30,001 to $48,000$9,693
$48,001 to $75,000$12,831
$75,001 to $110,000$15,329
Over $110,000$14,846

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.
Colorado Northwestern Community College
500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648

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