About Us

Commitment, Quality, and Innovation

Since its founding in 1970, Cosumnes River College (CRC) has lived by the motto: “commitment, quality, and innovation.”

  • Commitment to meeting community needs
  • Quality programs and services for students
  • Innovative teaching techniques and state-of-the-art equipment

Cosumnes River College and its education center in Elk Grove are committed to teaching excellence, student success, and educational leadership.

Our Diverse Student Body

Cosumnes River College has an enrollment of approximately 14,439 students (Fall 2018), with 62.4% of the student population under the age of 25, and 10.4% over the age of 39. As one of the most diverse two-year public colleges in the country, we believe our strength is found in our ethnically diverse student body.

Cosumnes River College is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future. Our courses and programs empower our diverse students to earn certificates or degrees, transfer to other educational institutions, or attain other lifelong academic or career aspirations.

Part of the Los Rios Colleges

Cosumnes River College is part of the Los Rios Community College District – one of the nation’s most respected learning institutions and the second-largest community college district in California, serving the greater Sacramento region.

Los Rios has four colleges, six education centers, and specialized workforce and economic development programs for local businesses, governments, and organizations.

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Our Facilities

Learn about our facilities at CRC, including the Elk Grove Center, Black Box Theatre, and more.

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Our Values

Cosumnes River College strives to be an exemplary and innovative college that empowers our students, employees, and community.

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Our History

Learn about the history of Cosumnes River College, founded in 1970.

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