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Colorado Northwestern Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Colorado Northwestern Community College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors CNCC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Colorado Northwestern Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Colorado Northwestern Community College was awarded 19 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is dental support services.

Overall Quality

CNCC landed the #1,921 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 39 colleges in Colorado, CNCC is ranked at #33.

See all of the rankings for Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into CNCC?

Acceptance Rate

Since Colorado Northwestern Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Colorado Northwestern Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Colorado Northwestern Community College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Colorado Northwestern Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Colorado Northwestern Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Colorado Northwestern Community College this rate is 54%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Colorado Northwestern Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 993 undergraduates at CNCC with 431 being full-time and 562 being part-time.

How Much Does Colorado Northwestern Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of CNCC is $14,178. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CNCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,867 $11,430 $14,265 $15,915 $18,061

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CNCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CNCC, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $6,667 a year. That adds up to $26,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CNCC is 7.2%. 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.

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How Much Money Do CNCC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CNCC make about $38,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Colorado Northwestern Community College make the most money.

Location of Colorado Northwestern Community College

Located in Rangely, Colorado, Colorado Northwestern Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding CNCC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Contact details for CNCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, CO 81648-3598
Phone: 970-675-2261
Website: www.cncc.edu/

Colorado Northwestern Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Colorado Northwestern Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CNCC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 247 students took at least one online class at Colorado Northwestern Community College. This is an increase from the 196 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 247 120
2018-2019 196 107
2017-2018 206 102
2016-2017 176 93
2015-2016 165 80

Learn more about online learning at Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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