Norco College

2001 Third St
Norco, CA 92860
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School Highlights

Norco College serves 10,261 students (21% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 75%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 10,261 students
  • Minority enrollment: 75%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 136 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Norco College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
136 staff
312 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Norco College has declined by 5% over five years.
The Norco College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,261 students
7,900 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
75:1
21:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,204 students
1,661 students
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# Part-Time Students
8,057 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
631 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,204 students
1,646 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
8,057 students
6,312 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% Asian
11%
13%
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% Hispanic
54%
45%
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% Black
5%
5%
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% White
25%
25%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.63
0.71
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
35%
35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
77%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,375
$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Norco College's ranking?
Norco College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 10,261 students
  • Minority enrollment: 75%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Riverside County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Riverside County, CA is Mt San Jacinto Community College District. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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