Reedley College

Tel: (559)638-3641
14,227 students
Public institution
The mission of Reedley College is to offer an accessible, student-centered educational environment which provides high quality learning opportunities essential in meeting challenges of a diverse, global community.
School Highlights:
Reedley College serves 14,227 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is lower than the community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 71%.
Reedley College is one of 9 community colleges within Fresno County, CA.
The nearest community college is San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Aviation (18.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 327 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Reedley College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 327 staff
61 staff
Reedley College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 14,227 has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,227 students 1,296 students
Reedley College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 44:1
Reedley College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 5,441 students
814 students
Reedley College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,786 students
1,040 students
Reedley College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Reedley College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Reedley College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Reedley College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Reedley College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Reedley College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Reedley College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Reedley College Unknown (2006-2013)
Reedley College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.60 0.68
Reedley College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,142 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 73% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,782 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,142 $5,660
Reedley College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,782 $10,250
Reedley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 140 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73%
Reedley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Reedley College is located in Reedley, California, 30 miles southeast of Fresno. In this rural setting, the campus community enjoys the unique combination of urban sophistication and rural values. Reedley College provides day, evening, and Saturday classes. Operated on an 18-week semester system, the college offers a fall and spring term, as well as six-, eight- and 10-week summer sessions. Courses are offered at the main campus in Reedley and at several off-campus locations collectively referred to as the South Centers Community Campus program. Reedley College was established in May, 1926, as Reedley Junior College. Institutional doors were opened in September 1926, with a total of 30 students and six course offerings. In 1936, a separate building on the Reedley High School campus was built to house the junior college administration and provide additional classrooms. On July 1, 1946, the college recognized its role as a total community college. Reedley College has distinguished itself as one of the premier community colleges in California. The College has a long tradition of excellence and success since its beginning over 79 years ago. You will find excellence in academics, in transfer preparation, in career preparation, in student support programs, in personal development, and in athletics. Reedley College faculty, staff, and administrators are key to this excellence; and they provide the highest quality learning opportunities for our students and our communities. At Reedley College we believe that people's lives are enriched by an atmosphere of intellectual curiosity, personal integrity, and individual accomplishment. The college furnishes experiences designed to promote critical thinking, enhance cultural literacy, and foster an awareness of the interdependence of all persons and their environment.

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Did You Know?
Fresno County, CA community colleges have a 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. of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Fresno County, CA is Institute of Technology Inc. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.