• 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 6,796 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,796 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,198
  • Out-state tuition: $6,838
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 474 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Reedley College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
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
474 staff
308 staff
This chart display total faculty of Reedley College and community college average number of faculty in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Reedley College has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The Reedley College diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,796 students
5,216 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Reedley College and community college average number of enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
22:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Reedley College and community college average student staff ratio of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
1,835 students
1,660 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Reedley College and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
4,961 students
6,239 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Reedley College and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Reedley College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CA.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
673 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,835 students
1,580 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Reedley College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,961 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
140 students
140 students
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Reedley College and the community college average dormitory capacity of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Reedley College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
% Asian
5%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Reedley College and the percentage of Asian community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
73%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Reedley College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Reedley College and the percentage of Black community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
17%
26%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Reedley College and the percentage of White community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Reedley College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Reedley College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.44
0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Reedley College and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
6.45%
4.57%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Reedley College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$29,100
$34,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Reedley College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,198 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,838 is more than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,198
$1,246
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Reedley College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,838
$6,603
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Reedley College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
86%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Reedley College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$4,000
$10,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Reedley College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,567
$6,239
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Reedley College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Reedley College cost?

Reedley College's tuition is approximately $1,198 for In-State students and $6,838 for Out-State students.

What is Reedley College's ranking?

Reedley College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Least debt for graduating students.

Recent Articles

How Community Colleges Are Changing Remedial Education
How Community Colleges Are Changing Remedial Education
Remedial education exists to help struggling students succeed in college-level classes. Unfortunately, the existing model may be doing more harm than good. Keep reading to learn more about the history of remedial education and what community colleges are doing to change it.
Does Money Motivate College Completion? New Task Force Says Yes
Does Money Motivate College Completion? New Task Force Says Yes
We look at the recommendations for improving completion rates in a new report issued by the Complete College Ohio Task Force, which includes financial incentives.
Remedial Education Leaves Many Colleges in a Quandary
Remedial Education Leaves Many Colleges in a Quandary
Although many students need some remedial education before beginning college coursework, statistics show dismal completion rates for those who begin in remedial classes. We take a closer look at the problem, as well as some of the ways colleges are tackling it.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,796 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,198
  • Out-state tuition: $6,838
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Related School Videos

Did You Know?

Fresno County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Fresno County, CA is San Joaquin Valley College-Fresno. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

Quick Links