Reedley College

  • The mission of Reedley College is to offer an accessible, student-centered educational environment which provides high quality learning opportunities essential in meeting challenges of a diverse, global community.
School Highlights
  • Reedley College serves 14,633 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 68%.
  • Reedley College is one of 7 community colleges within Fresno County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Reedley College is San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno Aviation (18.9 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 366 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Reedley College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty366 staff97 staff
Reedley College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Reedley College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Reedley College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment14,633 students7,516 students
Reedley College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio40:144:1
Reedley College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,480 students1,613 students
Reedley College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students9,153 students5,903 students
Reedley College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Reedley College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Reedley College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Reedley College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Reedley College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Reedley College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Reedley College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Reedley College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Reedley College More (2009-2016)
% Unknown races
Reedley College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.73
Reedley College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Reedley College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,100$34,600
Reedley College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,198 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,838 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,198$1,636
Reedley College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,838$6,797
Reedley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%78%
Reedley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$4,405$9,500
Reedley College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
Reedley College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Reedley College is located in Reedley, California, 30 miles southeast of Fresno. In this rural setting, the campus community enjoys the unique combination of urban sophistication and rural values. Reedley College provides day, evening, and Saturday classes. Operated on an 18-week semester system, the college offers a fall and spring term, as well as six-, eight- and 10-week summer sessions. Courses are offered at the main campus in Reedley and at several off-campus locations collectively referred to as the South Centers Community Campus program. Reedley College was established in May, 1926, as Reedley Junior College. Institutional doors were opened in September 1926, with a total of 30 students and six course offerings. In 1936, a separate building on the Reedley High School campus was built to house the junior college administration and provide additional classrooms. On July 1, 1946, the college recognized its role as a total community college. Reedley College has distinguished itself as one of the premier community colleges in California. The College has a long tradition of excellence and success since its beginning over 79 years ago. You will find excellence in academics, in transfer preparation, in career preparation, in student support programs, in personal development, and in athletics. Reedley College faculty, staff, and administrators are key to this excellence; and they provide the highest quality learning opportunities for our students and our communities. At Reedley College we believe that people's lives are enriched by an atmosphere of intellectual curiosity, personal integrity, and individual accomplishment. The college furnishes experiences designed to promote critical thinking, enhance cultural literacy, and foster an awareness of the interdependence of all persons and their environment.

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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 84%. 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.