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Colorado Resident Tuition

Tuition rates are set annually by the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education.These rates are effective for the Fall 2014 term and the Spring and Summer 2015 terms. (Summer semester student health fees are $10. Total costs do not reflect this difference below.)
(See below for the criteria needed to be considered a Colorado Resident)

Resident

Credits  Student
Share
Tuition 
 COF
Stipend
Tuition 
 Total
Tuition 
 Registration
Fee 
 Student 
Fees* 
 Student
Health Center Fee 
 Total
Cost 
Student share
Tuition, fees
(*see Note 1)   (*see Note 2)  (*see Note 3) 
1  $124.90  $75.00  $199.90  $12.55  $9.40  $20.52  $242.37  $167.37
2  $249.80  $150.00  $399.80  $12.55  $18.80  $20.52  $451.67  $301.67
3  $374.70  $225.00  $599.70  $12.55  $28.20  $20.52  $660.97  $435.97
4  $499.60  $300.00  $799.60  $12.55  $37.60  $20.52  $870.27  $570.27
5  $624.50  $375.00  $999.50  $12.55  $47.00  $20.52  $1,079.57  $704.57
6  $749.40  $450.00  $1,199.40  $12.55  $56.40  $20.52  $1,288.87  $838.87
7  $874.30  $525.00  $1,399.30  $12.55  $65.80  $20.52  $1,498.17  $973.17
8  $999.20  $600.00  $1,599.20  $12.55  $75.20  $20.52  $1,707.47  $1,107.47
9  $1,124.10  $675.00  $1,799.10  $12.55  $84.60  $20.52  $1,916.77  $1,241.77
10  $1,249.00  $750.00  $1,999.00  $12.55  $94.00  $20.52  $2,126.07  $1,376.07
11  $1,373.90  $825.00  $2,198.90  $12.55  $103.40  $20.52  $2,335.37  $1,510.37
12  $1,498.80  $900.00  $2,398.80  $12.55  $112.80  $20.52  $2,544.67  $1,644.67
13  $1,623.70  $975.00  $2,598.70  $12.55  $112.80  $20.52  $2,744.57  $1,769.57
14  $1,748.60  $1,050.00  $2,798.60  $12.55  $112.80  $20.52  $2,944.47  $1,894.47
15  $1,873.50  $1,125.00  $2,998.50  $12.55  $112.80  $20.52  $3,144.37  $2,019.37
16  $1,998.40  $1,200.00  $3,198.40  $12.55  $112.80  $20.52  $3,344.27  $2,144.27
17  $2,123.30  $1,275.00  $3,398.30  $12.55  $112.80  $20.52  $3,544.17  $2,269.17
18  $2,248.20  $1,350.00  $3,598.20  $12.55  $112.80  $20.52  $3,744.07  $2,394.07

 

RRCC Online and CCCOnline tuition:

Resident:  $220.75  student share   $75.00  COF   Total  $295.75
Non-Resident and WUE:  $336.50  per credit hour 
NUR Online resident:   $278.70  student share   $75.00  COF   Total  $353.70
NUR Online Non-resident:  $394.45  per credit hour 
 
Nursing Courses (NUR):
Resident:  $182.85  student share   $75.00  COF   Total  $257.85
Non-Resident:   $512.35  per credit hour 
 
Physician Assistant Program (PAP):
Resident:  $469.80  student share   $75.00  COF   Total  $544.80
Non-Resident:  $573.35  per credit hour 
 
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE):
WUE Non-Resident-on campus  $187.35  per credit hour 
WUE Non-Resident-online  $336.50  per credit hour 
The WUE rate is not available in the PA (Physician's Assistant) program

 

*Student Fees of $9.40 per credit hour include:
   Student Activity Fee   $5.59
   Student Center Bond Fee   $2.50
   Parking Fee   $1.31
Total per Term for Fall and Spring Terms    $9.40
     
Instructional course fee  $6.60   per credit hour for designated courses  
Cisco fee  $18.25   per credit hour for designated courses  
CCCOnline digital textbook fees  $ 53.35 - $ 63.60   per class per term for specified classes 

*Note 1:  The College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend is only available to eligible resident students who apply for and authorize its use
*Note 2:  Student fees apply to the first 12 credits of on-campus classes.
*Note 3:  The Student Health Center Fee is $20.52 per term for fall and spring terms, $10.26 for the summer term

Residency Classification

RRCC classifies you as a Colorado resident or non-resident (for tuition purposes) based on your admissions application. We determine your tuition classification by the first day of the term or within ten business days for applications processed after the first day. The information below provides guidelines to residency classification. However, final classification is based on a number of factors. Contact Janis Eagan in the Admissions office (303.914.6543) for additional information.

To qualify for resident tuition classification, you must be / demonstrate:

  • Permanent residence in Colorado one year prior to first day of term (age 23 and older).
  • Parent’s permanent residence in Colorado one year prior to the first day of term (age 22 and under).
  • Married at least one year prior to the first day of the term (age 22 and under) and meet permanent residence requirements.
  • Active military duty in Colorado (includes children and spouse). Requires appropriate documentation.
  • Honorably discharged member of the Armed Services. Requires appropriate documentation.
  • Transferred to Colorado as part of economic incentive program-HB 1256 (includes children; not spouse). Requires appropriate documentation.
  • Emancipated minors (parents no longer provide support, care and custody; do not claim you on taxes). Requires a Petition for Tuition Classification.
  • Attendance a Colorado high school for three years and graduated immediately prior to applying at RRCC.
  • You earned a GED and resided in Colorado for three years immediately prior to applying to RRCC.

To Change Your Tuition Classification

  • If you previously attended RRCC as a non-resident, but now meet resident tuition requirements, complete a Petition for Tuition Classification.
  • If you feel you were misclassified on your application, contact Janis Eagan in the Admissions office (303.914.6543) or janis.eagan@rrcc.edu.

For submission deadlines, please check the college calendar on our website.


Paying for College

Paying for Tuition


Red Rocks Community College offers more than 100 federal, state, college, and private scholarships and awards.

Contact the Financial Aid office at 303.914.6256 for more information or email your questions to finaid@rrcc.edu.

Colorado Residents:
Be sure to sign up for the
College Opportunity Fund!

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