Reedley College

Tel: (559)638-3641
14,633 students
Public institution
  • 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 6 community colleges within Fresno County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Fresno (19.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 366 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Reedley College (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 366 staff 78 staff
Reedley College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 14,633 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,633 students 2,419 students
Reedley College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 40:1 44:1
Reedley College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 5,480 students 1,297 students
Reedley College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 9,153 students 5,258 students
Reedley College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Reedley College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
140 144
% Asian
Reedley College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Reedley College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Reedley College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Reedley College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Reedley College More (2010-2015)
% Unknown races
Reedley College 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. 0.58 0.73
Reedley College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $1,220. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,780 is more than the state average of $6,184. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $1,220
Reedley College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,780 $6,184
Reedley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74% 81%
Reedley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Kaplan College-Fresno
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    Clovis CA  93612
  • 1,608 students | 19.70 Mi8344 W Mineral King Ave
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  • 953 students | 20.50 Mi801 S. Akers St
    Visalia CA  93277
  • 395 students | 20.80 Mi362 North Clovis Ave
    Clovis CA  93612
  • 10,647 students | 21.00 Mi915 S. Mooney Blvd
    Visalia CA  93277
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Did You Know?
Fresno County, CA 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 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Fresno County, CA is Institute of Technology Inc. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.