Cosumnes River College.

Cosumnes River College

Sacramento, CA2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Cosumnes River College

Cosumnes River College is a public community college in Sacramento, California. It opened in 1970, taking its name from the Cosumnes River which flows just a few miles to the south. As of Spring 2017, enrollment was at 13,091 students at its main and satellite campus in Elk Grove, California. Folsom Lake College, a former satellite campus, attained independence in 2004.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 13,027 students
  • 0.05 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Cosumnes River College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Biology, Business, Journalism, Computer Science, Mathematics, Humanities, and History.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Cosumnes River College was $8,208, while for in-state students it was $1,104. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $3,266.

The average financial aid at Cosumnes River College is $6,796. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $1,412 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Cosumnes River College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

69% of undergraduate students at Cosumnes River College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Cosumnes River College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,854.

Diversity at Cosumnes River College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017