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Feather River College

Feather River College

Feather River College was established in 1968 in association with the Peralta Community College District. The association was discontinued in 1988, when the Feather River Community College District was formed. The institute is located in Quincy, California. More than 1,000 students enroll in FRC every year.

Feather River College offers a number of associate's degrees and certificate programs in various fields of study. Distance education and transfer programs are also available to the students.

Feather River College sponsors sports teams in football, baseball, basketball, soccer, rodeo, softball and volleyball. The teams are known as the Golden Eagles and compete in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association and the California Community College Athletics Association..

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Contacting FRC

Feather River Community College District
570 Golden Eagle Ave
Quincy , CA 95971-9124
General Phone: (530) 283-0202
http://www.frc.edu

FRC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts100English, liberal arts and sciences, social services, economics, history
Animal Science and Care39equestrian studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine31licensed practical nurse
Business and Management23business, business management, accounting, small business management, banking, sales and marketing, retail
Security and Law Enforcement9criminal justice and police
Conservation and Resource Management5conservation, environmental studies, forestry, wildlife management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4parks and recreation studies, health and physical education
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Family and Social Work3food and nutrition, child development
Art Studies1visual and performing arts
Science0biology, physical sciences
Law0legal secretary
Agricultural Science and Management0agriculture
Mathematics0mathematics

Number of programs and degrees for FRC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree14422
Award of less than 1 academic year749
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years019
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11

FRC Student Body

In 2007-2008, FRC had a total enrollment of 1,688 students (1,144 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 6%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 4%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 23%
20-21 10%
22-24 6%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 12%
50-64 14%
65+ 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
California54%
State unknown46%

FRC Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 37 %

FRC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Quincy, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

FRC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 620
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,716
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
FRC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 859700)

FRC Faculty

FRC has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year7$79,3293$81,415
All faculty totalcalendar year7$79,3293$81,415

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year10$69,1908$68,251
All faculty totalacademic year10$69,1908$68,251

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

FRC Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies
Forestry, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General

Law
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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FRC Highlights

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What Sets FRC Apart:

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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
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Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% of degrees in animal science and care
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%FRC % of degrees in animal science and care
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%FRC % students 40 years or older
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%FRC % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%FRC Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%FRC Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%FRC % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%FRC % of degrees in conservation and resource management
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%FRC % of degrees in business and management
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%FRC Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%FRC % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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