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Red Rocks Community College Tuition & Cost

Lakewood, Colorado

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Colorado Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Red Rocks Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$689
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,637
Other Expenses Budget$5,769
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Red Rocks Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$689
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,637
Other Expenses Budget$5,769

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $23,469 to attend Red Rocks Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,574 for tuition, $1,800 for books and supplies and $689 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $34,556 which is 47.2% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $14,661 while books and supplies are $1,800 and other fees come in at $689.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Red Rocks Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Red Rocks Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,588
$30,001 to $48,000$9,100
$48,001 to $75,000$12,003
$75,001 to $110,000$15,716

The average reported annual net price for Red Rocks Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,784 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

43% of full-time undergrad Red Rocks Community College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,651 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 18% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,839.

Finanical Aid Red Rocks Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,651 43%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,098 12%
Pell Grants $4,576 30%
Other Federal Grants $1,463 4%
State and Local Grants $2,882 26%
Federal Student Loans $3,839 18%
Other Student Loans $10,256 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Red Rocks Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $23,418. The loan balance of $23,418 is a two year multiple of the $11,709 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $223 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $23,418
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $223.43
Total Interest Paid $3,394.03
Sum of All Loan Payments $26,812.03

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Colorado Residents Non Residents
1 $23,469 $34,556
2 $24,304 $35,786

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Red Rocks Community College to be $46,938 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.6% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Red Rocks Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Colorado Residents $149 $447 $596
Out of State Residents $611 $1,833 $2,444

Estimated cost for a class at Red Rocks Community College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Red Rocks Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Red Rocks Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127909 IPEDS survey data for Red Rocks Community College.