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FRCC is a comprehensive public two-year institution and the largest of 13 community colleges in the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), with three campuses in a service area that intersects seven counties from north Denver to Wyoming. FRCC serves over 27,000 students — an unduplicated headcount — in credit and noncredit courses, and the Larimer Campus, located in southwest Fort Collins at the intersection of Harmony and Shields, serves more than 8,500 students in credit and noncredit courses.

Programs unique to this campus include: Dental AssistingForestry, Wildlife and Natural ResourcesHVAC and Refrigeration; Integrative Health and Massage Therapy; Interior Architecture and Design; Veterinary Technology; and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN completion program). The top transfer destinations from this campus are Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado.

Front Range Community College provides learners with opportunities to pursue their academic, professional and personal enrichment goals.

Our Core Values

We value students.
We value them as people and as learners and for the diverse perspectives that they contribute.

We value teaching and learning.
We value exceptional teaching in a dynamic and varied learning environment.

We value community.
We value a sense of community and collaboration in partnerships.

We value employees.
We value the commitment, knowledge, diversity and uniqueness of our employees. We value the strengths of our employees, as well as their potential.

Our Mission

At Front Range Community College, we enrich lives through learning.

Community connectivity is essential to maximize opportunities in resource sharing and collaboration promoting WBL. Involvement with the Larimer County Work-Based Learning Alliance will help provide dynamic programming and relationship building with our community partners to further support a meaningful WBL student experience.

WBL is important for students and members of our business community. WBL extends classroom learning and gives students opportunities to practice skills in real-world scenarios. WBL also provides students with opportunities to observe professionals in action in addition to networking with potential employers. Furthermore, WBL provides employers with the opportunity to help shape the next generation of workers and engage directly with Front Range Community College in a meaningful way.

To get in touch with us, email:

Erin Smith | | Director of Corporate Solutions, Larimer Campus

Megan Gruseck | | Director of Career and Transfer Services

How Front Range Community College Can Help

Front Range Community College faculty and staff work with businesses to participate in career planning, career fairs, industry presentations and worksite tours, job shadowing and mentorship. Programs are organized and marketed in broad career-focused academics and communities or “meta-majors,” also referred to as Career and Academic Communities.

FRCC develops partnerships with businesses and organizations to coordinate clinical experiences, apprenticeships, internships and service-learning projects for students in a variety of programs.



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Front Range Success Story

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