Welcome to Front Range Community College

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At FRCC, our No. 1 priority is student success. We believe that learning is a partnership among students, faculty, and staff, and we are dedicated to providing opportunities for diverse learners and communities. Here are a few of the ways we focus on your success:

We prepare you for the “real world.”

Our associate degrees and certificate programs train students for careers in well-established and emerging industries. Electromechanical and Energy Technology, for example, is the result of collaboration with more than two dozen Colorado businesses and organizations. Health Information Technology is preparing students as the health-care industry moves toward electronic records in 2014.

For employers, FRCC’s Corporate Solutions team customizes training programs to meet the specific needs of businesses, whether they want to host industry-specific training on-site, provide business education for executives (such as project management or Six Sigma certification training), or establish programs to develop employees’ management and leadership skills. Recent examples include training programs for manufacturing technology and smart-grid technology.

Your credits are guaranteed to transfer.

Our gtPATHWAYS curriculum of general education courses is guaranteed to transfer to the colleges of arts and sciences at all public four-year colleges and universities in Colorado. You can also graduate from FRCC with a degree designation in Business, Economics, History, Mathematics, Psychology (A.A.), Psychology (A.S.), or Spanish that are guaranteed to give you junior standing in at all public colleges and universities in Colorado. In addition, special statewide transfer agreements cover fields of study such as early childhood education, elementary education, and nursing. With all these transfer opportunities and FRCC’s reputation for academic rigor and excellence, it’s no wonder FRCC is the number one transfer institution for Colorado State University, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the University of Colorado at Boulder. We also have transfer agreements with Colorado School of Mines, Regis University, and the University of Denver. If you do transfer, our studies show that you will be very well prepared – FRCC students do as well at four years schools as the students who start there.

Our faculty are dedicated to teaching and learning.

Our devoted, highly educated faculty are passionate about teaching and student success. At FRCC, classes are small enough that instructors know your name—and can help you get to where you want to go.

We’re cutting-edge.

FRCC’s classrooms and labs employ some of the best technology in the state. Students work with the latest software programs and computer equipment, and our state-of-the-art facilities ensure teaching is always at the leading edge.

We partner with high schools.

Our Gateway to College, College Now, and FRCC Early College programs, which allow students to simultaneously earn high school and college credit, are just a few examples of FRCC’s commitment to helping young students better their lives through education.

Our students come from all walks of life.

FRCC students come from a wide range of ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. From freshmen coming straight from high school to adult students seeking to further their careers, we embrace diversity on our campuses.

We’ll help you figure it all out.

If you're unsure of what you want to do, our academic advisors will help you determine your goals, choose classes, and plan your career. If you're concerned that you’re not ready for college-level class work, we offer mathematics and English preparatory courses that will set you up to succeed. A number of those classes are set up as “learning communities” where your teachers and fellow students support you toward success. We also provide tutoring, math, and science drop-in help centers, and a number of other academic support services.

At FRCC, you’ll save a bundle.

Starting your education at FRCC will save you thousands of dollars in tuition, helping you reach your career and life goals affordably. If you are a Colorado resident, apply for the College Opportunity Fund to cover part of your tuition.

We’re here to help you make the most of the experience. 

No matter who you are, FRCC has programs and resources that will help you thrive—and have fun while you’re at it. Our mentorship programs, tutoring support, study skills seminars, and math, science and English labs enhance your learning. We also believe that not all learning takes place within the walls of the classroom. Check out all the organizations and activities our campuses have to offer—visit with a Student Life professional to see how you can get involved.

On behalf of all of our staff and faculty, I welcome you to Front Range Community College. When it comes to focusing on your success, FRCC is unmatched. I am excited that you have chosen to partner with us as you begin or continue your educational journey.

 

Andy Dorsey
President