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Red Rocks Community College is a public institution situated in Lakewood, Colorado. The city atmosphere of Lakewood makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Red Rocks Community College Rankings

We have ranked Red Rocks Community College as #102 out of 1,633 colleges and universities in the country in our 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 21 colleges in Colorado, it is ranked at #1.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Where Is Red Rocks Community College?


Contact details for Red Rocks Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 13300 W Sixth Ave, Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
Phone: 303-914-6600

How Do I Get Into Red Rocks Community College?

You can apply to Red Rocks Community College online at:

Red Rocks Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Red Rocks Community College?

17% Take Out Loans
7.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Red Rocks Community College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,016 a year. That adds up to $16,064 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Red Rocks Community College is 7.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Red Rocks Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,839 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,932 undergraduate students at Red Rocks Community College, with 1,839 being full-time and 4,093 being part-time.


There are also 97 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,839 full-time undergraduates at Red Rocks Community College, 53% are male and 47% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Red Rocks Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 69
Black or African American 31
Hispanic or Latino 346
White 1,204
International Students 28
Other Races/Ethnicities 161

Over 39 countries are represented at Red Rocks Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Japan.

Online Learning at Red Rocks Community College

3,500 Took All Classes Online
4,431 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2019-2020, 4,431 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Red Rocks Community College has changed over the last few years.


Red Rocks Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 112 112
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 8 8
TOTAL 120 120


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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