Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, CO 80228

Red Rocks Community College is one of the 17 public 4-year colleges in Colorado. Its campus is medium in size and located in Lakewood. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 26% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Red Rocks Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,469, and fees were $539. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,234 and $539 respectively.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate49%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 16 131

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1975 - 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$144/credit
In State Students$144/credit
Out of State Students$593/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 $6,480 $6,480 $26,685
ADN 70 $10,080 $10,080 $41,510
BSN 125 $18,000 $18,000 $74,125
FNP 50 -- -- --
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, 50% of Red Rocks 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 34% $4,114
Other Federal Grant 4% $2,250
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $2,482
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $2,224
Federal Student Loans 22% $3,992
Private Loans 1% $10,238


Average Net Price/year
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$10,325
$30,001 to $48,000$10,383
$48,001 to $75,000$10,695
$75,001 to $110,000$11,896
Over $110,000$11,997

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Past Presidents Parley Nurses Training Scholarship

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H.M. Muffly Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be Colorado residents who are planning to practice nursing in Colorado. They must be juniors or seniors working towards the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Registered Nurses ...

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.

Red Rocks Community College
13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228

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