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Get a Tuition-Free Year of College with ASCENT

ASCENT, or Accelerating Students through Concurrent ENrollmenT, is fifth-year high school program where eligible students who have successfully completed at least nine college credits prior to high school graduation can receive another year of college here at FRCC tuition free. While tuition is covered by the school district, students may be responsible for the cost of textbooks and fees.

Refer to your school district for specific ASCENT application and qualification information:

ASCENT Orientation

Candidates who have been accepted to the 2023-2024 ASCENT program must meet with a New Student Navigator prior to registering for classes. Schedule an appointment by calling the Larimer Campus Advising Office at 970-204-8332.

Please plan to attend an ASCENT Student Orientation to learn more about ASCENT, how to use the Navigate platform, and registering for classes. Students will also meet with District ASCENT Coordinators and discuss District requirements for the program. Students will also have the opportunity to learn more about Disability Support Services and the Academic Support Center on campus.

Fall 2023 ASCENT & TREP Student OrientationAugust 1, August 3 or August 4, 2023


Students can also attend an optional FRCC Orientation for additional campus and college information.


Feel free to reach out to our team.

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We are located in the Mount Antero building (suite MA 400) on FRCC Larimer Campus


4616 South Shields Street, Fort Collins, CO 80526