Cosumnes River College: Narrative Description

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8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823-5799
Tel: (916)691-7451; Admissions: (916)688-7410; Fax: (916)691-7375; Web Site:

Description: District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Los Rios Community College District System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 180-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 19,284. Students come from 15 states and territories, 30 other countries, 52% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for international applicants. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission. Placement: SAT I or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $4008 full-time, $167 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $434 full-time, $18 per unit part-time, $1 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 16 open to all. Most popular organizations: Latino/Hispanic Scholars Club, Animal Health Technology Club, Christian Club, Club Mesa, Writers' Workshop. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Cosumnes River College Library with 55,447 books and 375 serials. 190 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See California State University - Sacramento.

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