College Profile: Feather River Community College District
Feather River College is a comprehensive, public, two-year community college serving Plumas County and the Northern California Sierra region. College programs and services provide accessible, affordable, high-quality post-secondary education that prepares students to enter the job market, allows them to transfer to senior colleges and universities, and assists them in achieving their educational and personal goals. Through its programs and services, the college equitably provides higher education opportunities and supports the economic growth of the community.
Student activities and our location in the one of the most diverse outdoor playgrounds in the world provide students with the opportunity to enhance their educational experience in ways that other colleges and universities can’t.
FRC offers two-year AA/AS degrees, as well as certificate programs, transfer degrees, and occupational programs such as vocational nursing. FRC also features several unique outdoor programs, including Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Equine Studies, and Environmental Studies. These programs offer students looking for something different the opportunity to study and learn in the “million-acre classroom” of the Plumas National Forest. These programs develop leadership, communication, business, and hands-on training skills that can be used to go straight to work or to transfer to a four-year university.
Perched on a mountain side forested with pine and oak, Feather River College is tucked away in one of California's hidden, quiet spots. Bordering Plumas National Forest, the 256-acre campus hosts a variety of wildlife, including a resident deer herd.
Far removed from the bustle of city life, the campus provides a sanctuary for self discovery, study and relaxation. Academic rigor is maintained in a friendly, informal atmosphere by a faculty dedicated to student growth and success. In addition to the classrooms and laboratories, the campus features unique facilities that include a trout hatchery and an equestrian center with horse boarding facilities. Feather River College is a public, two year community college, fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FRC, small college...big education!
570 Golden Eagle Ave
530238-020-2218 (financial aid)
||Feather River College|
||Public, 4-year or above|
||1,000 - 4,999|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||No
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Feather River Community College District Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
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|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
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||Student Body Size||Yes
||Total Dormitory Capacity|
College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||Yes
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
All Academic Programs
- Criminal Justice/Police Science.
- Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
- Business Administration and Management, General.
- Economics, General.
- Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
- Visual and Performing Arts, General.
- Construction Trades, General.
- Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
- Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management.
- English Language and Literature, General.
- Social Sciences, General.
- Child Development.
- Business/Commerce, General.
- Banking and Financial Support Services.
- Forestry, General.
- Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
- Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
- Agriculture, General.
- Physical Sciences.
- Mathematics, General.
- Equestrian/Equine Studies.
- Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training (LPN, LVN, Cert.
- History, General.
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies.
- Environmental Studies.
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