Folsom Lake College

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2022 Average Net Price
$7,695
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
8,796
21.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
37.8%
344 Graduates

About

Folsom Lake College is a higher education institution located in Sacramento County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Folsom Lake College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (536 degrees awarded), Child Care Provider (8 degrees), and Child Care & Support Services Management (2 degrees).

In 2022, 2,043 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Folsom Lake College. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,137 degrees), 3.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (366 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,695.

In 2022, 63% 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

$7,695
2022 Value
7.02%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Folsom Lake College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,695. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Folsom Lake College grew by 7.02%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,254
Room and Board
$1,124
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Folsom Lake College was of $17,254 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.07% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,124. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 43% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Folsom Lake College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.28% with respect to 2021, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Folsom Lake College had a total enrollment of 8,796 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Folsom Lake College is 1,898 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,898. This means that 21.6% of students enrolled at Folsom Lake College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Folsom Lake College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.3% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 11.7% Asian, 6.36% Two or More Races, 4.66% Black or African American, 0.637% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.614% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Folsom Lake College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (26.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

21.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Folsom Lake College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,796 students. The full-time enrollment at Folsom Lake College is 1,898 and the part-time enrollment is 6,898. This means that 21.6% of students enrolled at Folsom Lake College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Folsom Lake College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,161 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,947 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,029 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Folsom Lake College is 47.3% White, 22.1% Hispanic or Latino, 11.7% Asian, 6.36% Two or More Races, 4.66% Black or African American, 0.637% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.614% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 556 students (6.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 387 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 (1,137 degrees awarded). There were 3.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (366 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Folsom Lake College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (536 degrees awarded), followed by Child Care Provider (8 degrees) and Child Care & Support Services Management (2 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (100 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (356 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (152 degrees).

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 (341,380 people), Other managers (298,287 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (260,401 people), Postsecondary teachers (160,568 people), and Chief executives & legislators (135,426 people).

The most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College in 2022 are Human Sciences (100 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (356 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (152 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (629 degrees), and Math & Statistics (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Human Sciences (100 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (356 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (152 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (629 degrees), and Math & Statistics (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (599,254 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (351,491 people), Legal services (278,101 people), Computer Systems Design (272,656 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (242,274 people).

The most specialized majors at Folsom Lake College are Human Sciences (100 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (356 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (152 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (629 degrees), and Math & Statistics (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 256 degrees awarded
  2. 154 degrees awarded
  3. 152 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Folsom Lake College was General Social Sciences with 256 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

828
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,215
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 828 degrees were awarded to men at Folsom Lake College, which is 0.681 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,215).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 246 degrees were awarded to men at Folsom Lake College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.817 times less than the 301 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 301 degrees were awarded to men at Folsom Lake College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.22 times more than the 246 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from Folsom Lake College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (55.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Folsom Lake College is Female and Asian (55.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,137 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    366 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    235 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Folsom Lake College is white (1,137 degrees awarded). There were 3.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (366 degrees).

4.55% of degree recipients (93 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    688 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    449 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    221 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Folsom Lake College is white female (688 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (449 degrees).

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Operations

Folsom Lake College employs 126 Instructors. Most academics at Folsom Lake College are Female Instructor (68), and Male Instructor (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Folsom Lake College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 43 employees, Management, with 16 employees, and Service with 16 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.27M - Federal
  2. $10.4M - State
  3. $151k - Local

As of 2022, Folsom Lake College received $4.27M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.4M from state grants and contracts, and $151k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$34.1M
2022 Salaries
9.73%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Folsom Lake College paid a median of $34.1M in salaries, a 9.73% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.6M
Instructional Salaries
126
Number of Employees

In 2022, Folsom Lake College paid a total of $12.6M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Folsom Lake College was Instructor with 126 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Folsom Lake College were Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees, Management with 16 employees, and Service with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, 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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