Cosumnes River College

Tel: (916)688-7344
14,197 students
Public institution

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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 14,197 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 55:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Cosumnes River College is one of 14 community colleges within Sacramento County County, CA.
The nearest community college is Sacramento City College (7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 259 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Cosumnes River College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates 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 259 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 14,197 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,197 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 55:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
4,530 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 9,667 students
1,024 students
Cosumnes River College sch enrollment Cosumnes River College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
28%
2%
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
% Hispanic
23%
7%
% Black
14%
12%
% White
24%
57%
% Two or more races
6%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Cosumnes River College sch ethnicity Cosumnes River College sta ethnicity
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. 0.75 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 71% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,200 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,104 $5,940
Cosumnes River College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $10,047
Cosumnes River College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71%
89%
Source: 2013 (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 11,000 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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Sacramento 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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Sacramento is Cosumnes River College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.