Folsom Lake College

  • Folsom Lake College is a comprehensive, public community college, the 109th community college in the State of California and the fourth member of the Los Rios Community College District.

School Highlights

Folsom Lake College serves 8,575 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 50:1 is higher than the state community college average of 45:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 172 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Folsom Lake College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty172 staff149 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Folsom Lake College has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has increased from 46:1 over five years.
The Folsom Lake College diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,575 students8,598 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio50:145:1
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# Full-Time Students2,464 students2,015 students
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# Part-Time Students6,111 students6,583 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
11%
12%
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% Hispanic
18%
43%
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% Black
4%
7%
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% White
52%
25%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
6%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.73
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,104 is less than the state average of $1,458. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,272 is more than the state average of $6,710. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,104$1,458
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,272$6,710
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid47%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Folsom Lake College serves the region with classes offered at: The main Folsom campus at 10 College Parkway (just off Highway 50) Two outreach centers (the El Dorado Center in Placerville and the Rancho Cordova Center) Various off-site locations in communities of the region A full spectrum of support services and programs are available to enhance student success, including: Counseling, Financial aid, Tutoring, Libraries, Computer centers, and more. Folsom Lake College offers a friendly, student-centered environment designed to help everyone succeed - not matter what your educational goals may be!

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Folsom Lake College is Bryan College-Gold River (7.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bryan College-Gold River
    Private, for profit
    85 students | 7.10 Mi2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 111
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 649-2400
    7.1085
  • 248 students | 8.20 Mi7301 Greenback Ln., Ste. A
    Citrus Heights, CA 95621
    (916) 722-8200
    8.20248
  • 113 students | 9.00 Mi11000 Olson Drive, Suite 100
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
    (916) 638-7582
    9.00113
  • 18,314 students | 9.10 Mi5100 Sierra College Blvd
    Rocklin, CA 95677
    (916) 624-3333
    9.1018,314
  • MTI College
    Private for-profit
    787 students | 10.80 Mi5221 Madison Avenue
    Sacramento, CA 95841
    (916) 339-1500
    10.80787
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.