Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento
CA, 95823-5799
Tel: (916)688-7344
14,593 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 14,593 students (32% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 66% 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, CA.
The nearest community college is Sacramento City College (7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cosumnes River College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 14,593 teachers has grown by 6% 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 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,593 students
1,303 students
Cosumnes River College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,626 students
834 students
Cosumnes River College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 9,967 students
1,040 students
Cosumnes River College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cosumnes River College sch enrollment Cosumnes River College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
29%
2%
Cosumnes River College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
% Hispanic
19%
7%
Cosumnes River College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
11%
Cosumnes River College Black (2006-2012)
% White
34%
66%
Cosumnes River College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Cosumnes River College More (2009-2012)
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 0.44
Cosumnes River College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 68% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,200 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,104 $5,890
Cosumnes River College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $10,050
Cosumnes River College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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Did You Know?
For Sacramento public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,788 per year for in-state students and $9,360 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,537 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Sacramento is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Sacramento is Cosumnes River College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.