Colorado Northwestern Community College
Rangely, CO 81648-3598

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,098
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 300 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Colorado Northwestern Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Colorado Northwestern Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $5,626 and in-state students paid $3,286.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$12,099
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$3,286
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$5,626
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Colorado Northwestern Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 41% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,674 (which is 7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Colorado Northwestern Community College in 2016-2017, was 81, which is 53% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,163 (which is 13.3% above the national average.)

$4,674
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$5,163
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
90%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Colorado Northwestern Community College has enrolled a total of 1,098 students (538 students full-time and 560 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,098 students, 135 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 80 students for distance studies.

1,098
Total Enrollment
135
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Hispanic: 12%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

Two or more races: 2%

Black/African American: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 33% 247
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 19% 144
Natural Resources And Conservation 8% 57
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 7% 52
Personal And Culinary Services 4% 30
Education 3% 20 2
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 20 4
Transportation And Materials Moving 2% 17
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 1% 8
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

32%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Colorado Northwestern Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
56%
Dropout rate
9%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Colorado Northwestern Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,000. Last year, out of the total 249 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 217 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 321 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 270 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,000 $34,100
Employment Rate 87% 84%
Total Graduates 249 321