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Cosumnes River College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Cosumnes River College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Cosumnes River College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Cosumnes River College was awarded 6 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Cosumnes River was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Cosumnes River?

Acceptance Rate

Since Cosumnes River College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Cosumnes River College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Cosumnes River College is 27 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Cosumnes River College is 43%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  43 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cosumnes River College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Cosumnes River College has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Cosumnes River

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,398 undergraduates at Cosumnes River with 3,853 being full-time and 10,545 being part-time.

Cosumnes River Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Cosumnes River scored 58.90 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  58.90 out of 100
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How Much Does Cosumnes River College Cost?

The overall average net price of Cosumnes River is $4,950. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cosumnes River

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,231 $5,061 $7,521 $8,729 $11,790

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cosumnes River, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Cosumnes River, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $5,222 a year. That adds up to $20,888 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cosumnes River is 18.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Cosumnes River Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Cosumnes River make around $29,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 25% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Cosumnes River College make the most money.

Location of Cosumnes River College

Located in Sacramento, California, Cosumnes River College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Sacramento makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Cosumnes River College

Contact details for Cosumnes River are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
Phone: 916-688-7344

Cosumnes River College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Cosumnes River College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Cosumnes River

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 4,261 students took at least one online class at Cosumnes River College. This is an increase from the 3,509 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,261 2,077
2016-2017 3,509 1,756
2015-2016 3,234 1,583
2014-2015 3,343 1,625
2013-2014 3,632 1,651

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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