C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B-
  6. Location
    B-
Folsom Lake College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
10 College Parkway
Folsom, CA 95630

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$10,634/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,931/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,846/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,589/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,926/ year
  • $110k+
    $14,759/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.38 responses
34%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.38 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.37 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,375Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
7%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
71%
National
83%

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So far, I have been going to Folsom Lake College for two years. I will be finishing up my last few classes in the summer of 2017. I am a nursing major however, I am graduated with my Associate's degree in mathematics and science. Throughout my 2 years of being here, I have met many new people and even started working on campus as a science mentor and math tutor! The professors here that I have had a great and are always willing to help. For a community college, this college is pretty great and I am thankful to be able to have a 7 minute commute to and from school. Thank you Folsom Lake for all the help and memories!
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Folsom Lake College is a great school. In my opinion academics and professors have been wonderful and very helpful, as they want to see you succeed. What brings the rating down is the school's counseling department. I have seen somewhere between 4-5 counselors at the school and only 1 was ever helpful. It almost seems as though most counselors want you to stay at the school for as long as possible, instead of wanting to help you get out in 2 years. The first time I went to see a counselor I asked her which classes I would need to take if I wanted to attend UC Berkeley in two years. She was very discouraging and even told me that I "probably will not get in to Berkeley, so I should just aim for Sacramento State instead". I have had similar experiences with other counselors as well. There was, however, one counselor that helped me lay out exactly which courses I would need to take in order to reach my goal for my desired time frame, and I am grateful for his help.
This college is simply amazing as it is very easy for everyone to take part in classes that not only benefit your education but also benefit your life. Everyone here wants to make sure you succeed so they include some of the best counseling for people to get on the right path! I would highly recommend this school to anyone!