Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-0000
Tel: 9166917344
  • 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 10 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 31% over five years.
Cosumnes River College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty259 staff92 staff
Cosumnes River College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment14,674 students7,516 students
Cosumnes River College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio57:144:1
Cosumnes River College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,530 students1,613 students
Cosumnes River College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students9,667 students5,903 students
Cosumnes River College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cosumnes River College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Cosumnes River College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Cosumnes River College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Cosumnes River College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Cosumnes River College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Cosumnes River College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Cosumnes River College Hawaiian (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
Cosumnes River College More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
Cosumnes River College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Cosumnes River College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.790.73
Cosumnes River College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Cosumnes River College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$34,900
Cosumnes River College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,636. 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 $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,104$1,636
Cosumnes River College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,200$6,797
Cosumnes River College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%78%
Cosumnes River College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
Cosumnes River College Median debt for students who have completed (2010-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Cosumnes River College Median debt for students who have not completed (2009-2015)


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Soccer,
Softball, Swimming,
Tennis, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
Sacramento community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Sacramento is Cosumnes River College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.