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Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, CO 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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About Red Rocks Community College

Red Rocks Community College Overview

Red Rocks Community College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Lakewood, Colorado. Red Rocks Community College was founded in 1969 and enrolls 5,932 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Red Rocks Community College!

Are you interested in music or performing? At Red Rocks Community College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Red Rocks Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Red Rocks Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Red Rocks Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Red Rocks Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,754
Out-of-State $15,403

Is Red Rocks Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better look at what Red Rocks Community College offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Red Rocks Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Red Rocks Community College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Red Rocks Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Red Rocks Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Red Rocks Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Red Rocks Community College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $2,770 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Red Rocks Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Red Rocks Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Red Rocks Community College.

Based on this information, does Red Rocks Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Red Rocks Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Red Rocks Community College Located?

Red Rocks Community College is located in the city of Lakewood, Colorado, less than an hour from Denver.

If you would like to see Red Rocks Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Lakewood, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Denver International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Red Rocks Community College and Lakewood are like without leaving home.

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College Info

13300 West 6th Avenue Lakewood, CO 80228-1255

Campus Setting: Urban

Red Rocks Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Red Rocks Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Red Rocks Community College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Red Rocks Community College is like? There are approximately 5,932 students enrolled at Red Rocks Community College. 29% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from CO and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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