Feather River Community College District

570 Golden Eagle Ave
Quincy, CA 95971-9124
Tel: (530)283-0202
  • 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 is Butte College (41.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Feather River Community College District(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty51 staff92 staff
Feather River Community College District Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,715 has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,715 students7,516 students
Feather River Community College District Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:144:1
Feather River Community College District Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students746 students1,613 students
Feather River Community College District Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students969 students5,903 students
Feather River Community College District Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Feather River Community College District Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
194144
Feather River Community College District Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Feather River Community College District American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
3%
13%
Feather River Community College District Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
12%
37%
Feather River Community College District Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
17%
7%
Feather River Community College District Black (2007-2016)
% White
55%
32%
Feather River Community College District White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
4%
-
Feather River Community College District Hawaiian (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Feather River Community College District More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
3%
Feather River Community College District Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
6%
5%
Feather River Community College District Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.650.73
Feather River Community College District Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
29%
29%
Feather River Community College District Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$34,900
Feather River Community College District Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Feather River Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,266$6,797
Feather River Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%78%
Feather River Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,493$9,500
Feather River Community College District Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,957$5,500
Feather River Community College District Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,802 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California 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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.