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 7,942 students (26% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Folsom Lake College is one of 11 community colleges within Sacramento County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Folsom Lake College is Bryan College-Gold River (7.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 172 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Folsom Lake College(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 Faculty172 staff97 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Folsom Lake College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Folsom Lake College diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,942 students7,516 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio46:144:1
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# Full-Time Students2,039 students1,613 students
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# Part-Time Students5,903 students5,903 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
9%
13%
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% Hispanic
12%
37%
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% Black
1%
7%
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% White
68%
32%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.510.73
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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 13% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,272 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,104$1,636
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,272$6,797
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid51%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bryan College-Gold River
    Private, for profit
    85 students | 7.80 Mi2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 111
    Rancho Cordova CA  95670
    (916)649-2400
    7.8085
  • 517 students | 9.10 Mi7301 Greenback Lane, Ste A
    Citrus Heights CA  95621
    (916)722-8200
    9.10517
  • n/a students | 9.40 Mi11000 Olson Drive, Suite 100
    Rancho Cordova CA  95670
    (916)638-7582
    9.40n/a
  • 18,565 students | 10.00 Mi5000 Rocklin Road
    Rocklin CA  95677
    (916)624-3333
    10.0018,565
  • 748 students | 11.60 Mi5221 Madison Ave
    Sacramento CA  95841
    (916)339-1500
    11.60748
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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 $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.