Folsom Lake College

Folsom Lake College

Folsom Lake College, also referred to as FLC, is a coeducational, public community college located in Folsom Lake, California, United States. It is one of four community colleges within the Los Rios Community College District, which was founded in July 1965. The College enrolls over 7,000 students every year and is known for courses it offers in Arts and Science.

Folsom Lake College has a child development program for children of student-parents who have enrolled at FLC to cotinue their education. The program also takes care of children from community families. Morning and afternoon preschool programs for community families are offered on a space available basis, with student-parents given first priority. Childcare, at subsidized rates, is also available to FLC student-families who meet need and income eligibility requirements as put forward by the State Department of Education.

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Folsom Lake College
10 College Parkway
Folsom , CA 95630
General Phone: (916) 608-6572

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Folsom Lake College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts415American studies, women's studies, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services
Family and Social Work102adult development and aging, child development, human services
Science76biology, biological and physical sciences, geology, physics
Business and Management37business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting, small business management, sales and marketing
Computer Science and Engineering22computer and info science, computer programming, computer science, database administration, computer graphics, webmastering
Therapy and Counseling8psychology
Design7design and visual communication, graphic design
Office and Administration5data entry, administrative assistant
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate
Security and Law Enforcement2corrections, criminal justice and police
Art Studies0art studies

Number of programs and degrees for Folsom Lake College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree54629
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years017
Award of less than 1 academic year12710
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years91

Folsom Lake College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Folsom Lake College had a total enrollment of 8,193 students (4,393 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 2%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 11%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 24%
20-21 15%
22-24 12%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 11%
50-64 8%
65+ 2%

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

State unknown2%

Folsom Lake College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 39 %

Folsom Lake College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Folsom, 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.

Folsom Lake College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 590
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,658
Books and supplies $ 1,440

Financial Aid:
Folsom Lake College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3871300)

Folsom Lake College Faculty

Folsom Lake College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1924
Non-tenured and not on tenure track02

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year8$76,8119$71,511
All faculty totalcalendar year8$76,8119$71,511

*: 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 year39$74,31549$70,146
All faculty totalacademic year39$74,31549$70,146

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

Folsom Lake College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Design and Visual Communications, General
Graphic Design

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Development
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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