Feather River Community College District: Narrative Description

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

Description: 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. Endowment: $2296. Educational spending 2002-03: $2914 per student. Total enrollment: 1,547. 162 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 479 students, 39% women, 61% men. Part-time: 1,068 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 13 states and territories, 1 other country, 23% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 10% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 31% 25 or older, 24% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 62% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission. 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: $564 full-time, $18 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; 120 were occupied in 2002-03. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Feather River Library plus 1 other with 19,744 books, 197 microform titles, 118 serials, 1,762 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $179,337. 125 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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