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 Colorado Northwestern Community College

Colorado Northwestern Community College - Rangely, CO

500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, Colorado 81648-3598

General information:(970)675-2261
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Type:2-Year,Public
Awards offered:Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Award of less than 1 academic year
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Rural: Remote
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:1,291( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:15 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Medium
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $2,326 $2,506 $2,740 -9%
Out-of-state $4,564 $4,774 $5,235 -9%
Books and supplies $1,749 $1,749 $1,749 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $5,868 $5,868 $5,988 -2%
Other $4,374 $4,374 $4,815 -9%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,478 $8,478 $8,712 -3%
Other $4,374 $4,374 $4,815 -10%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,374 $4,374 $4,815 -9%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $14,317 $14,497 $15,292 -7%
Off Campus $16,927 $17,107 $18,016 -6%
Off Campus with Family $8,449 $8,629 $9,304 -11%
Out-of-state
On Campus $16,555 $16,765 $17,787 -6%
Off Campus $19,165 $19,375 $20,511 -5%
Off Campus with Family $10,687 $10,897 $11,799 -9%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $2,540
In-state fees $200
Out-of-state tuition $5,035
Out-of-state fees $200
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 132 84% --
Grant or scholarship aid 124 78% $660,573 $5,327
Federal grants 70 44% $328,974 $4,700
Pell grants 69 44% $311,452 $4,514
Other federal grants 24 15% $17,522 $730
State/local government grant or scholarships 54 34% $49,237 $912
Institutional grants or scholarships 92 58% $282,362 $3,069
Student loan aid 81 51% $548,484 $6,771
Federal student loans 80 51% $502,984 $6,287
Other student loans 4 3% $45,500 $11,375
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 444 31% $2,305,862 $5,193
Pell grants 287 20% $1,351,487 $4,709
Federal student loans 313 22% $2,002,325 $6,397

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $10,268 $9,495 $9,936
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,447 $8,492 $8,631
$30,001 - $48,000 $6,820 $8,702 $7,976
$48,001 - $75,000 $11,145 $10,415 $10,833
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,128 $13,878 $13,003
$110,001 and more $12,919 $12,533 $12,754

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 1,291
Undergraduate enrollment 1,291
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 61
Graduate enrollment 0
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 43 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NJCAA Division IMenWomen
Baseball 30-
Basketball 1515
Rodeo 86
Softball -18
Volleyball -13

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1990 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1985 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1985 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/01/1985 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission05/24/2012 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1976 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

07/01/2011 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

07/18/1964 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations12 3
Liquor law violations151
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 023
Liquor law violations 151
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 002
Burglary 000
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 002
Burglary 000
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate15.4%
Number in default24
Number in repayment155

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00135900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Award of less than 1 academic year Associate's degree
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting-13
Banking and Financial Support Services-1-
Category total-23
Construction Trades Colleges
Electrician--2
Category total--2
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician-11
Engineering-Related Technologies, Other1-4
Category total115
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Development-31
Category total-31
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--26
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-28-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage7--
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide-57-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--17
Category total78543
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-44-
Category total-44-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies--9
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other--18
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--30
Category total--57
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician3-2
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician84-
Category total1142
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General9--
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design1--
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist-6-
Category total106-
Social Sciences Colleges
Geography, Other-4-
Category total-4-
Grand total29149113