Reedley College

Reedley College

Reedley College, also referred to as Reedley and RC, is a public community college in Reedley, California. It was established in May 1926, as the Reedley Junior College. It attained the status of a full community college on July 1, 1946. The college has a rural campus built on 420 acres of land, and offers enrollment to more than 10,000 students. Reedley College has a diverse population with a large percentage of students who are African American, Native American, Asian, and Filipino.

The athletics department of Reedley College sponsors men's teams in football, basketball, baseball, track & field, golf and tennis, and women's teams in volleyball, golf, tennis, basketball, softball, and track & field. The teams are known as the Tigers, and wear the official colors of orange, black and white.

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Contacting Reedley College

Reedley College
995 N Reed Ave
Reedley , CA 93654
General Phone: (559) 638-3641

Reedley College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts508foreign language and literature, language translation, English, liberal arts and sciences, social services
Family and Social Work75child development
Mechanics and Repair39automobile mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech
Business and Management27business, business management, accounting, call center operation, small business management
Science26biology, physical sciences
Medical Support and Technology25health service and sciences, dental assistant
Office and Administration25administrative assistant
Conservation and Resource Management23conservation, forestry
Agricultural Science and Management19agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural machine tech, crop production
Production Trades13machinist, welding
Computer Science and Engineering6computer and info science, information technology, computer programming, computer science, web design, computer networking, system administration
Animal Science and Care4animal husbandry
Security and Law Enforcement3corrections, criminal justice and police
Art Studies1visual and performing arts, art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1parks and recreation management, health and physical education, sports and fitness management
Landscaping and Horticulture0applied horticulture
Hospitality0hospitality management
Education and Teaching0early childhood special ed
Nursing and Emergency Medicine0licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Engineering Technician0manufacturing tech
Design0graphic design

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree65238
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years038
Award of less than 1 academic year15015

Reedley College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Reedley College had a total enrollment of 12,158 students (7,601 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 34%
Black 3%
Hispanic 46%
Asian 6%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 33%
20-21 19%
22-24 13%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

State unknown7%

Reedley College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 33 %

Reedley College Room and Board (2007)

Reedley College offers campus housing for 160 of its 7,601 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Reedley College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 592
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,876
Room and board $ 5,020
Room charge $ 2,620
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,400
Books and supplies $ 1,566
Other expenses $ 3,700

Financial Aid:
Reedley College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 130800)

Reedley College Faculty

Reedley College 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 year14$103,23919$95,247
All faculty totalcalendar year14$103,23919$95,247

*: 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 year97$88,67666$86,943
All faculty totalacademic year97$88,67666$86,943

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

Reedley College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agriculture, General
Crop Production

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms

Engineering Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Language Interpretation and Translation
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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