Folsom Lake College

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2020 Average Net Price
$7,308
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
8.72%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
9,542
22.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.9%
221 Graduates

About

Folsom Lake College is a higher education institution located in Sacramento County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Folsom Lake College were .

In 2020, 1,926 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Folsom Lake College. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,167 degrees), 3.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (332 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Folsom Lake College is $N/A, which is $NaN approximately the same the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Folsom Lake College is $N/A, which is $NaN approximately the same the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,308.

In 2020, 59% of undergraduate students attending Folsom Lake College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$7,308
2020 Value
3.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Folsom Lake College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,308. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Folsom Lake College grew by 3.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,293
Room and Board
$1,854
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Folsom Lake College was of $13,293 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,854. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Folsom Lake College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 9.26% with respect to 2019, when 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
8.72%
2018 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Folsom Lake College was 8.72%, which represents 13 out of the 149 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Folsom Lake College has a total enrollment of 9,542 students. The full-time enrollment at Folsom Lake College is 2,184 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,358. This means that 22.9% of students enrolled at Folsom Lake College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Folsom Lake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49% White, 21.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Asian, 6.36% Two or More Races, 4.52% Black or African American, 0.639% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.503% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Folsom Lake College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31%), followed by White Male (25.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Folsom Lake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,542 students. The full-time enrollment at Folsom Lake College is 2,184 and the part-time enrollment is 7,358. This means that 22.9% of students enrolled at Folsom Lake College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Folsom Lake College was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Folsom Lake College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,671
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,016
  3. Asian
    1,251

The enrolled student population at Folsom Lake College is 49% White, 21.1% Hispanic or Latino, 13.1% Asian, 6.36% Two or More Races, 4.52% Black or African American, 0.639% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.503% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 428 students (4.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 470 more women than men received degrees from Folsom Lake College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Folsom Lake College is white (1,167 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (332 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Folsom Lake College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Folsom Lake College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (403 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (201 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (350,023 people), Other managers (342,153 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (305,616 people), Chief executives & legislators (151,184 people), and Postsecondary teachers (138,234 people).

The most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Human Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (403 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (201 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (572 degrees), and Communications (85 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Human Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (403 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (201 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (572 degrees), and Communications (85 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Elementary & secondary schools (618,709 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (374,938 people), Legal services (292,570 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (267,640 people), and Computer Systems Design (244,674 people).

The most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Human Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (403 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (201 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (572 degrees), and Communications (85 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Folsom Lake College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Folsom Lake College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

728
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,198
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 728 degrees were awarded to men at Folsom Lake College, which is 0.608 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,198).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 218 degrees were awarded to men at Folsom Lake College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.816 times less than the 267 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 267 degrees were awarded to women at Folsom Lake College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.22 times more than the 218 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 11% of students graduating from Folsom Lake College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Folsom Lake College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,167 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    332 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    194 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Folsom Lake College is white (1,167 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (332 degrees).

1.82% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    726 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    441 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    185 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Folsom Lake College is white female (726 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (441 degrees).

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Operations

Folsom Lake College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $492k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Folsom Lake College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Folsom Lake College employs 126 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Folsom Lake College are Female Instructors (68), Male Instructors(58), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Folsom Lake College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, Service, with 20 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.58M - Federal
  2. $7.01M - State
  3. $290k - Local

As of 2020, Folsom Lake College received $1.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.01M from state grants and contracts, and $290k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$33.2M
2020 Salaries
1.91%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Folsom Lake College paid a median of $33.2M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 1.91% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.87% growth from 2018 and a 5.03% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.5M
Instructional Salaries
126
Number of Employees

In 2020, Folsom Lake College paid a total of $11.5M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
126 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Folsom Lake College were Instructor with 126 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Folsom Lake College were Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; Service with 20 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Folsom Lake College was Female Instructor with 68 employees, and Male Instructor with 58 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Folsom Lake College.

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