At Red Rocks Community College:
- you can save up to 1/4 to 1/3 in tuition costs compared to a four-year college.
- you are guaranteed transfer to colleges in Colorado with our
- we offer a broad range of accredited educational programs from which to choose.
- we have simplified the application process to get you started quickly.
- you will be immersed in an active community-oriented student population through Student Life.
- you can increase your earning potential by $150 per week with a community college degree vs. a highschool diploma.
At RRCC, you’ll spend 1/4 to 1/3 of what you would pay at a four-year institution. With the cost of tuition on the rise, attending a community college for your general education makes smart economic sense.
If you are admitted to RRCC, we are committed to working with you to make your education affordable through a variety of aid programs and financing options. Cost to attend (net price calculator info), COF (Colorado Opportunity Fund), scholarships, financial aid, and tuition are all areas you can begin researching ways to finance your future career path.
60 + 60 :: Planning on transferring to finish your four-year degree? RRCC has transfer agreements with some of the best colleges and universities in the state of Colorado. Your AA or AS Degree will transfer to all Colorado public 4-year colleges and universities if you complete your AA or AS degree with a C or better - and the remaining 60 credit hours in a school or arts and sciences at the four-year public institution of your choice.
Choose from hundreds of associate degrees and certificate programs. Our academic programs are constantly evolving to meet the needs of our students, community and the ever-changing workforce. RRCC has also raised its academic bar by qualifying for AQIP accreditation. Why is accreditation important?
RRCC now offers Designated Degrees which
guarantee junior status at any four-year Colorado public institution.
These degrees are 60 credits at the community college level plus 60-68
credits to complete your bachelor's degree.
Click here for a full list of degree and certificate programs.
RRCC welcomes anyone 17 years of age or older, who can benefit from our instructional programs and courses, including high school graduates, non-graduates, or students at least 16 years old who are currently enrolled in a high school concurrent enrollment program. Students younger than age 17 who are not in a concurrent enrollment program may apply for a waiver of the age requirement through the office of the Vice President for Student Services.
Steps include: apply, sign up for COF, meet assessment requirements, choose your class, and register. See steps and apply now!
Statistics cited from the American Association of Community Colleges, the US Census Bureau and the Community College Survey of Student Engagement.
The Office of Student Life is the hub for extra-curricular programs and services. Here you can get info on clubs, organizations, leadership development, student rights and responsibilities, activities and events, sports and more.
From Sumo Wrestling to Phi Theta Kappa leadership and service events, you'll have many ways to meet people and acquire new skills and leadership qualities along the way. Check out RRCC's Student Life...