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See current tuition rates. The total cost of your education at FRCC is broken into tuition and fees. Fees vary by campus location. Tuition at FRCC depend on factors such as residency & immigration status, course delivery, campus location, etc.
The College Opportunity Fund is used by the state of Colorado to pay a portion of the total cost of undergraduate degrees for Colorado residents attending Colorado public institutions.
You must request this state-paid portion of your tuition each semester, but you only have to apply once. You must authorize the use of the funds at each school you attend. At Front Range Community College, you can authorize COF through eWOLF.
Learn more about COF.
You can pay your tuition by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard and Discover at the Cashier's Office located at your campus.
You can also pay online via eWOLF. Click on the Pay My Bill icon on the Dashboard.
You can also sign up for an interest-free monthly payment plan in eWOLF. From the Payments & Financial Aid drop-down menu go to the Payments & Payment Plans page.
You should pay for your classes or accept your financial aid award by the tuition payment deadline. This is typically two weeks before the semester begins. Payment can be made online via eWOLF or in person at any of the campus Cashier offices.
Any balance not covered by Financial Aid remains the student’s responsibility and is due by payment deadline. To view the status of your financial aid award, please go eWOLF and click on the Financial Aid Award icon on the Dashboard.
If payment is not arranged by the payment deadline, students are dropped from classes. It is important to note that FRCC does not send a bill to students for classes that have not been paid for.
You are classified as a Colorado resident or non-resident for tuition purposes based on the information you provide on your admissions application. Please see our residency page for more information about residency classification. For more information about petition for residency, reduced non-resident tuition, Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), and Military options, please visit our residency page.
The state of Colorado pays a portion of the total cost of undergraduate degrees for Colorado residents attending Colorado public institutions. This reduces your out-of-pocket tuition and is called the College Opportunity Fund (COF stipend).
See our Tuition and Fees page for current resident and non-resident tuition rates and fees.
Yes, FRCC participates in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program. At FRCC, eligible students pay 150 percent of Colorado resident tuition (in-state tuition minus COF). This is considerably less than non-resident tuition. Learn how to receive WUE tuition rates at FRCC..
You are classified as a Colorado resident or non-resident for tuition purposes based on the information you provide on your admissions application. To qualify for in-state tuition you must:
- Physically reside in Colorado for 12 consecutive months.
- Have legal ties to Colorado for 12 consecutive months preceding the beginning of the first day of the term with the intent to remain in Colorado indefinitely.
See more information on establishing residency.
FRCC is required to charge certain education-related fees in addition to tuition. Some fees vary by campus. Fees and charges consist of the following: registration fee, student life related services, high-cost course fee, student center and bond fees, parking, program fees, and career and technical program fees.
There are no refunds when you withdraw from a class. Refunds are available if you drop a class by the drop date deadline. The last day to drop a class with a refund is based on the class session dates. See all drop and withdraw deadlines.
All refunds are issued electronically based on the selected BankMobile refund preference. No refunds are generated back to the original credit card or payer if other than the student.
Refunds are issued within 14 days of appearing on the student’s account, beginning after the first day of classes for any given semester. The refund calendar will give you an estimated timeframe when you could receive your refund. See more information about refunds.
For financial aid students, refunds begin after the last day to drop for the full semester courses.
COF should appear within 24 hours if it is authorized and verified with the State of Colorado.
If you're not seeing it applied to your bill, it could be because:
- COF isn't authorized on your student account for the semester.
- You have not created a COF account with the state of Colorado.
- There is an error matching your student account with your COF account.
- You may have reached your credit hour limit (145 credit hours).
See more information on COF. If you have additional questions you can contact the Cashier’s office at (303) 404-5487.
FRCC uses a company called BankMobile to manage all refunds (previously Higher One).
All refunds are issued electronically within 14 days of showing up on your account, based on the refund preference you select. Just set up your BankMobile VIBE card and choose how you'd like your refund (options listed below). You should receive your card refund selection kit through the mail, and a selection reminder will be sent to your college-issued email after you've registered for classes for the first time.
The refund preferences you can choose from include:
Funds on your BankMobile VIBE Card (fastest refund)
Bank account direct deposit (ACH transfer)
Paper check (slowest refund)
If you do not choose a preference a paper check will be issued by BankMobile, mailed to the address on file when your BankMobile VIBE card was generated. See the refund calendar to see how long each option takes.
Learn more about FRCC refunds and BankMobile.
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