Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, CO 80228
Write a Review

Red Rocks Community College is one of the seventeen public 4-year colleges in Colorado. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lakewood.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,355 students attend the school. Every year 26% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Red Rocks Community College's in-state tuition for the 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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students7,355
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate49%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 16 131

Compare Schools

Frequently compared schools

Aims Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Arapahoe Community College
offers 4 nursing programs
Community College of Denver
offers 3 nursing programs
Paradise Valley Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Pikes Peak Community College
offers 5 nursing programs
Pueblo Community College
offers 2 nursing programs
College of Southern Idaho
offers 3 nursing programs
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
offers 2 nursing programs
San Juan College
offers 2 nursing programs
Clackamas Community College
offers 2 nursing programs

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1975 - Current

Admission

100%

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

$6,426

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$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

Calculate your net price

Student Population

7,323

Undergrads

32

Graduates

3,622

Women

3,733

Men

32%

Full-time

68%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
64%
Hispanic
19%
Race/ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
3%
Black/African American
2%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Reviews (0)

If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.

Overall Rating
Academics
Professors/Faculty
Clinical
Value for Money
You can leave a review using your real name or an alias.
If you want us to contact you when your review receives a comment, leave an email address here. Your email will not be published.
Enter the name of the degree program you are attended at this school.
Minimum 100 characters. Tell others about your experience. What did you like about this school?

Your review will be reviewed and published if approved. Review guideline.


Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.

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

Find nursing programs near you