Cosumnes River College
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 14,010
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 27:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Cosumnes River College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Cosumnes River College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,600 and in-state students paid $0.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = --
Out of State Tuition
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 71% of Cosumnes River College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,501 (which is 3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Cosumnes River College in 2016-2017, was 29, which is 3% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,159 (which is 13.2% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Cosumnes River College has enrolled a total of 14,010 students (3,460 students full-time and 10,550 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,010 students, 1,636 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,583 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Asian: 28%

Hispanic: 26%

White: 23%

Black/African American: 12%

Two or more races: 6%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Cosumnes River College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 20% 552 157
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 276 55
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 10% 272
Social Sciences 9% 248
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 5% 131
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 5% 131 13
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 4% 124
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 3% 90
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 63
Psychology 2% 56

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Cosumnes River College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Cosumnes River College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,600. Last year, out of the total 1,848 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,423 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,356 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,791 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,600 $27,500
Employment Rate 77% 76%
Total Graduates 1,848 2,356

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Cosumnes River College.

Sacramento City College
7.1 mile away
American River College
14.1 mile away
Folsom Lake College
21.5 mile away
Sierra College
26 mile away
San Joaquin Delta College
32.2 mile away
Los Medanos College
39 mile away
Solano Community College
40.8 mile away
Yuba College
46.8 mile away