College Deliberately: Folsom Lake College

Folsom Lake College is a medium-sized, public, two-year College that emphasizes culture, career and character located in the city of Folsom, CA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and Biological and Physical Sciences.

Folsom Lake College

place 10 College Parkway, Folsom, CA 95630
phone Phone: (916) 608-6572
web Web: https://www.flc.losrios.edu/
  • Folsom Lake College is also known as:
    Folsom Lake College, Folsom Lake , FLC


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Folsom Lake College Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges Accredited 2004-01-16 2022-10-01
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Last updated: 2021-06-26

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Student Centeredness

2.6 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Associate degree
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Folsom Lake College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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