Information to help you achieve your educational goals

Colorado Northwestern Community College

General Information

Name: Colorado Northwestern Community College
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, CO 81648-3598

  • General information: (970) 675-2261
  • Financial aid office: (970) 675-3204
  • Admissions office: (970) 675-3218

Type of Institution: Public, 2-year
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,749$1,698$1,698
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$5,650$5,539$5,539
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
On Campus$13,267$12,946$12,875
On Campus$15,475$14,976$14,862

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 88%
  • Federal grants: 31%
  • State/local grants: 28%
  • Institutional grants: 56%
  • Student loans: 40%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$2971
  • State/local grants:$1953
  • Institutional grants:$1866
  • Student loans:$3070


Total enrollment: 1518
First-time student retention: 58%
Overall graduation rate: 27%

Characteristics of students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 30%
    • Part Time: 70%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 38%
    • Women: 62%

White non-hispanic: 86%
Black non-hispanic: 2%
Hispanic: 5%
Asian/pacific islander: 1%
American indian/alaska native: 1%
Other: 5%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1976 -  None

Degrees offered

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Accounting - Associate, Certificate
 Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General - Associate, Certificate
 Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies - Associate

Construction Trades
 Construction Trades, General - Certificate

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
 Child Development - Associate, Certificate

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Dental Hygiene/Hygienist - Associate
 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) - Certificate
 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training - Certificate
 Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - Associate

Legal Professions and Studies
 Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Associate, Certificate

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 General Studies - Associate
 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies - Associate

Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
 Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician - Associate, Certificate

Personal and Culinary Services
 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General - Certificate

Security and Protective Services
 Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration - Associate, Certificate
 Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician - Associate

Social Sciences
 Geography, Other - Associate, Certificate

Transportation and Materials Moving
 Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew - Associate, Certificate

College Questions
College Prep