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Colorado Northwestern Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Colorado Northwestern Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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?

2021 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 1 badge in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CNCC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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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 at Colorado Northwestern Community College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

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 52%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  52 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at CNCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,154 undergraduates at CNCC with 484 being full-time and 670 being part-time.

CNCC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

CNCC scored 56.65 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  56.65 out of 100
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How Much Does Colorado Northwestern Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of CNCC is $13,502. 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 +
$11,444 $12,384 $14,913 $16,743 $16,557

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

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 CNCC, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $7,212 a year. That adds up to $28,848 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CNCC is 10.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do CNCC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from CNCC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $38,400 in their early years. 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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Location of Colorado Northwestern Community College

Located in Rangely, Colorado, Colorado Northwestern Community College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of CNCC.

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Location of Colorado Northwestern Community College

Contact details for CNCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, CO 81648-3598
Phone: 970-675-2261

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 206 students took at least one online class at Colorado Northwestern Community College. This is an increase from the 176 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 206 102
2016-2017 176 93
2015-2016 165 80
2014-2015 187 86
2013-2014 199 142

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Notes and References


*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.


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