Cosumnes River College

Tel: 9166917344
14,674 students
Public institution
  • The mission of Cosumnes River College is to provide opportunities for individuals to achieve their maximum potential and contribute to the well being of the larger community.
School Highlights
Cosumnes River College serves 14,674 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
Cosumnes River College is one of 11 community colleges within Sacramento County, CA.
The nearest community college is Sacramento City College (7.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 259 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
College Cosumnes River College (CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 259 staff 78 staff
Cosumnes River College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 14,674 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,674 students 2,419 students
Cosumnes River College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,530 students 1,297 students
Cosumnes River College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 9,667 students 5,258 students
Cosumnes River College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Cosumnes River College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Cosumnes River College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2012)
% Asian
Cosumnes River College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Cosumnes River College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Cosumnes River College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Cosumnes River College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
Cosumnes River College Hawaiian (2008-2012)
% Two or more races
Cosumnes River College More (2009-2014)
% Non Resident races
Cosumnes River College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
Cosumnes River College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.79 0.73
Cosumnes River College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,220. The in-state tuition has grown by 71% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,200 is more than the state average of $6,184. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,104 $1,220
Cosumnes River College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $6,184
Cosumnes River College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Soccer,
Softball, Swimming,
Tennis, Volleyball,
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Cosumnes River College is one of four community colleges within the Los Rios Community College District. The college opened on September 14, 1970, with 1,800 day and 350 evening students. Facilities included the science building, automotive and technology complex, women's physical education building, pool, and the library building. In September 1975, the Business/Social Science classroom building was dedicated, the first since the college opened. The computer laboratory, located there, is equipped with state-of-the-art data processing equipment that supports many areas of the college curriculum. There are more than 14,000 students enrolled at Cosumnes River College. The college offers a broad option of more than 60 occupational degree programs, and a comprehensive curriculum of transfer courses. Cosumnes River College provides an inclusive learning environment and creates dynamic opportunities for the intellectual growth of students, staff and our community.

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