About Larimer Campus
The student body is diverse.
About 8,800 students attend the Larimer Campus each year. About two-thirds attend part time.
More than 13 percent of Larimer students are members of one or more ethnic group. Many students enroll right from high school, so the median age is 23. But about one-third of our students are 26 or older.
Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado are top transfer destinations.
Many students come to FRCC before transferring. Larimer’s top transfer destination is our friend down Shields Street, Colorado State University. Next is the University of Northern Colorado.
Transfer students can take advantage of guaranteed-transfer agreements.
Your Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree is guaranteed to transfer to the colleges of arts and sciences at all public four-year colleges and universities in Colorado.
Our transfer students are prepared for the next step.
They do as well or better than students who start at a four-year institution. And there also are special transfer agreements with Colorado School of Mines, Regis University, and others.
Nationally accredited career/technical training is top-notch.
Students come here for top-notch career/technical education. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is state-accredited. Other programs are nationally accredited, including:
High school students can choose various career/technical programs.
Some students are still in high school. Our co-enrollment program is called College Now. With coenrollment, students earn both high school and college credit. Larimer has nine career/technical programs just for high school students called College Now-Career Pathways. About 400 students enroll each year.
High school students in the Poudre and Thompson school districts also can enroll in FRCC classes on campus or in selected district high schools.
There’s more to Larimer than the campus at Harmony and Shields.
Library on campus.
Harmony Library is a joint-use library with the Poudre River Public Library District, meaning it’s both the college library and a public library.
Sunlight Peak is home to state-of-the-art science labs.
Sunlight Peak opened in October 2010 with 10 state-of-the-art science labs. Challenger Point, which previously housed science labs and classrooms, then received a major renovation to office and classroom areas. Planning is under way for a building to house Integrated Technology programs.
The campus has strong corporate alliances and programs.
Health-care clinicals take place at Poudre Valley Hospital, McKee Medical Center, and Columbine Health Systems. Veterinary Technology has rotations at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Village Homes' Observatory Village is where Stargazer Observatory is located. Clean Energy Technology was developed in partnership with more than two dozen organizations in northern Colorado.
Campus buildings are named after Colorado's 14ers.
FRCC Larimer Campus occupies 47 acres situated at Harmony Road and Shields Street in Fort Collins. The campus has 195,000 square feet of space in eight buildings. Click to see each building's layout and room numbers:
- Mount Antero: Student Services, Administration, Arts programs
- Blanca Peak: Integrated Technology, Health, Nursing, Communication, Hospitality, Learning Opportunity Center, Information Technology
- Redcloud Peak: Mathematics, Automotive Technology, Welding Technology, general classrooms
- Maroon Peak: Veterinary Technology, Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources, Horticulture and Landscape Technologies
- Challenger Point: General classrooms, lecture auditorium
- Longs Peak Student Center: Home of student activities, cafeteria, Fitness Center, bookstore, and student clubs
- Harmony Library: Joint-use facility of FRCC and the Poudre River Public Library District.
- Sunlight Peak: Opened in fall 2010, home to Natural, Applied, and Environmental Sciences