Red Rocks Community College

Public, Four-years School Located in Lakewood, CO

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How much is the Red Rocks CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Red Rocks CC's tuition & fees is $4,707 for Colorado residents and $16,947 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,500 for Colorado residents and $37,740 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Red Rocks CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$4,707
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,947
Books & Supplies Costs$1,460
Off-campus Room & Board$12,411
Off-campus Expenses$6,922
2023-2024 Estimates
Colorado Residents Tuition & Fees$5,048
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,165

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Red Rocks CC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $76,757 at Red Rocks CC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$17,800-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$18,696-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$19,637-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$20,625-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$76,757-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$18,696-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$19,637-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$20,625-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$21,663-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$80,620-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$19,637-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$20,625-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$21,663-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$22,753-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$84,677-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$20,625-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$21,663-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$22,753-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$23,898-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$88,938-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$21,663-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$22,753-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$23,898-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$25,101-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$93,414-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Red Rocks CC' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,965. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Colorado, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $17,007.
In-StateOut-of-State
Red Rocks Community College$4,707$16,947
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,675
Public Schools$7,198$12,965
Private Schools$20,937
Colorado Four-years Colleges$17,826
Public Schools$7,400$17,007
Private Schools$18,146

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Red Rocks CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Red Rocks Community CollegeLakewood, CO$4,707$16,947
Community College of DenverDenver, CO$4,902$17,136
Pikes Peak State CollegeColorado Springs, CO$4,302$16,534
Pueblo Community CollegePueblo, CO$4,883$17,116

Financial Aid and COA

At Red Rocks Community College, 2,710 students (46%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $6,944.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Red Rocks CC is $30,796 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 321 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $7,419 and the average amount of student loans is $3,566.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,500$37,740
Tuition & Fees$4,707$16,947
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,793$20,793
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,556$30,796
Average Financial Aid$6,944$6,944
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,71046%$6,944
Pell Grants1,32722%$5,278
Federal Student Loan84914%$3,816
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid32160%-
Grants or Scholarships29655%$7,419
Federal Grants28954%$5,322
Pell Grants15930%$5,362
Other Federal Grants26650%$2,577
State/Local Grants16330%$3,839
Institutional Grants102%$3,212
Student Loan Aid9618%$3,566
Federal Student Loans9317%$3,463
Other Student Loans41%$5,082
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level203162$7,141
0-30,0009191$9,813
30,001-48,0003330$8,307
48,001-75,0003735$6,864
75,001-110,000155$1,800
110,001 or more271$56

Student Population

Red Rocks Community College has a total of 6,470 students including 6,375 undergraduate and 95 graduate students. By gender, there are 2,884 male students and 3,151 female students attending Red Rocks CC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,551 students enrolled online exclusively (23.97% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,035 2,8843,151
Undergraduate5,938 2,8593,079
Graduate97 2572

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, CO
Phone303-914-6600
WEBwww.rrcc.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered103 Programs
Graduate Program Offered1 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population6,470
Graduation Rate39%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate86% (Full-time), 40% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate22 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties98 (Full-time), 321 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs367 (Full-time), 327 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$62,031
Average Staff Salary$53,789