A comprehensive public community college, the Folsom Lake College is located in Folsom City in California. FLC was established in 1993 and it was named first as Folsom Lake Center. During its early beginnings, classes taught in Folsom Lake Center were limited and were conducted in portables. It was only in 2001 when the first permanent building in FLC was built. Today, FLC has an extensive area of 200,000 square feet offering the latest facilities to help students with their education. FLC serves the community in Folsom and classes are offered in the main campus at 10 College Parkway. The school also has other facilities including two outreach centers - El Dorado Center and Rancho Cordova Center.
Folsom City California offers a full spectrum of support services as well as programs to enhance the success of students. It aims to enrich as well as empower students by offering rigorous academic programs, opportunities for growth and innovative learning environment. Students can learn a myriad of courses from business, information technology, math, engineering, languages, literature, technical education, behavioral science and general education. Regarding the tuition fee rate, Folsom Lake College offers one of the cheapest rates in the state without sacrificing the quality of education. Currently, the enrollment fee for California residents is $46 non-inclusive with other fees such as student’s insurance and laboratory fees.
On the other hand, students who wish to finish their associate degrees in a four-year college or university can also take advantage of the annual transfer day. This event is attended by different colleges and universities where FLC has some agreement for easier transfer policies. As of 2013, FLC is affiliated with 43 local colleges and universities such as the Academy of Arts University, Arizona State University, CSU East Bay, Columbia University School of General Studies, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise and the University of Idaho to name a few.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,600. 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||54%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||53%||$4,077|
|Receiving Student Loans||2%||$6,403|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Folsom Lake College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how Folsom Lake compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Sacramento County and community colleges in California in total.
|Folsom Lake||Sacramento 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.
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(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
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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