Feather River Community College District

  • Feather River College is a comprehensive, public, two-year community college serving Plumas County and the Northern California Sierra region. College programs and services provide accessible, affordable, high-quality post-secondary education that prepares students to enter the job market, allows them to transfer to senior colleges and universities, and assists them in achieving their educational and personal goals Through its programs and services, the college equitably provides higher education opportunities and supports the economic growth of the community.
School Highlights
  • Feather River Community College District serves 1,715 students (43% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Feather River Community College District is the only community colleges within Plumas County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Feather River Community College District is Butte College (41.6 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Feather River Community College District(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty51 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Feather River Community College District has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Feather River Community College District diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,715 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:144:1
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# Full-Time Students746 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students969 students5,903 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-144
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
3%
13%
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% Hispanic
12%
37%
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% Black
17%
7%
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% White
55%
32%
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% Hawaiian
4%
-
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.73
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College Completion Rate
29%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$34,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,446 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,266 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,446$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,266$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,492$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,957$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Feather River College is a public, two year community college, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. "Feather River Country" is a land of majestic, snowcapped mountains, lush valleys and scattered small towns. Feather River College is located within walking distance of the picturesque town of Quincy where 5,000 friendly residents enjoy a peaceful, unhurried life style and exceptional services. Facilities include a hospital, library, churches, theater, restaurants and a shopping center. Perched on a mountain side forested with pine and oak, Feather River College is tucked away in one of California's hidden, quiet spots. Bordering Plumas National Forest, the 256-acre campus hosts a variety of wildlife, including a resident deer herd. The Feather River Residence Hall complex is owned by the Feather River College Foundation. The student-exclusive, two-story apartment buildings are modern and convenient, and are located a short, five-minute walk from the center of the Feather River College campus. A suite-style dorm design naturally blends into the nearby hillside, which provides a backdrop of towering pine and oak. The Learning Center (LC) offers assistance to students by providing a congenial environment for learning how to think and write, primarily through one-on-one instruction or group tutoring in all disciplines.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Feather River Community College District is Butte College (41.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 11,892 students | 41.60 Mi3536 Butte Campus Drive
    Oroville CA  95965
    (530)895-2511
    41.6011,892
  • 2,557 students | 47.20 Mi478-200 Hwy 139
    Susanville CA  96130
    (530)257-6181
    47.202,557
  • 6,640 students | 65.00 Mi2088 N Beale Rd
    Marysville CA  95901
    (530)741-6700
    65.006,640
  • 159 students | 67.00 Mi990-A Klamath Lane
    Yuba City CA  95993
    (530)674-9199
    67.00159
  • 11,106 students | 67.50 Mi7000 Dandini Blvd
    Reno NV  89512
    (775)673-7000
    67.5011,106
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