Feather River College: Narrative Description

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570 Golden Eagle Ave.
Quincy, CA 95971-9124
Tel: (530)283-0202
Free: 800-442-9799
Fax: (530)283-3757
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.frc.edu/


State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 150-acre rural campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $2521 per student. Total enrollment: 1,635. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 155 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 387 students, 40% women, 60% men. Part-time: 1,248 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 24 states and territories, 6 other countries, 23% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 10% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 31% 25 or older, 24% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 62% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: electronic application. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $5250 full-time, $175 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $806 full-time, $26 per unit part-time. College room only: $3,752. Room charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Mountain Ultimate Disc (MUD), Varsity Club, Feather River Outings Group, SIFE, Chess Club. Major annual events: Thanksgiving Luncheon, MUD Classic, Earth Day/Day on the Green. Campus security: student patrols. 150 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Feather River Library with 20,782 books, 197 microform titles, 4,122 serials, 1,762 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $177,859. 146 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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