Feather River Community College District, located in Quincy, California, is a public two year institution and was founded in 1968. The school is often is often referred to as Feather River College or FRC. The school is one of the 112 schools that comprise the California Community College system. The school maintains an annual enrollment of 1500 students, and is dedicated to providing them the best educational opportunities possible.
Feather River College offers students a variety of programs that allow for academic transfer or career training opportunities. Academic transfer programs allow students to pursue a bachelor's degree by first completing the freshman and sophomore years at FRC, followed by applying for transfer to a four year institution to complete their education. Transfer to UC or CSU schools is made easier through agreements in place that guarantee admission if certain academic standards are met. Career training programs allow students to pursue an education in a given field or industry for the purpose of entering the workforce as a qualified professional. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree upon completion.
Programs offered include:
- Business Administration
- Liberal Arts
- Vocational Nursing
Admissions and Financial Aid
Feather River College is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual to enroll as long as they are a high school graduate or are 18 years of age or older. Students must complete the admissions application, pay all fees, and supply previous transcripts and test scores. Students should participate in orientation and meet with a counselor prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships awarded based on need as determined by the information provided by the student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||64%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||52%||$2,926|
|Receiving Student Loans||34%||$3,282|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Feather River College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Day care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Feather River College compared to community colleges in California, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Feather River College||Plumas County||California|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Feather River College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Feather River College.
- Lassen Community College in Susanville, CA (44 miles away)
- Yuba College in Marysville, CA (64 miles away)
- Lake Tahoe Community College in South Lake Tahoe, CA (89 miles away)
- Folsom Lake College in Folsom, CA (90 miles away)
- Woodland Community College in Woodland, CA (98 miles away)