• 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 14,398 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 77%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 14,398 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,104
  • Out-state tuition: $7,200
  • Student:teacher ratio: 29:1
  • Minority enrollment: 78%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Cosumnes River College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 491 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
Cosumnes River College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
491 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cosumnes River College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 57:1 over five years.
The Cosumnes River College diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,398 students
8,365 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
29:1
24:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,853 students
2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students
10,545 students
6,350 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
29%
12%
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% Hispanic
27%
47%
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% Black
10%
6%
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% White
22%
23%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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% Two or more races
7%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.78
0.70
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College Completion Rate
25%
32%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,997. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,200 is more than the state average of $7,123. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,104
$1,997
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,200
$7,123
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
86%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,626
$10,376
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,002
$6,000
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports
Sports
Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 14,398 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,104
  • Out-state tuition: $7,200
  • Student:teacher ratio: 29:1
  • Minority enrollment: 78%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Sacramento County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Sacramento County, CA is Cosumnes River College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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