Red Rocks Community College: Review & Facts

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Red Rocks Community College is a large two-year, public school with 9,035 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1969 and is one of the 7 colleges and schools located in Lakewood, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
59
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Red Rocks Community College.

Red Rocks Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 59 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Nursing, Industrial Technologies, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
The rate of student retention at Red Rocks Community College is low at 57% (below Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Red Rocks Community College is very low - 28%. Around 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Red Rocks Community College is reasonably decent -- 21:1. Find out more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,500
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, around $11,200 a year. The additional fees at Red Rocks Community College beyond tuition are about $300; which comes to $11,500 per year.

Read the details about Red Rocks Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Red Rocks Community College might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Red Rocks Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (303) 914-6600 or check Red Rocks Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Red Rocks Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Red Rocks Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Red Rocks Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Red Rocks Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Red Rocks Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Red Rocks Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Red Rocks Community College, 13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80228-1255, USA
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