Why Students Choose Feather River College

Beautiful Location

Location is everything, right? FRC's location provides students access to our million acre classroom, and with that, all the benefits that come along with it. Think about quick study breaks at the local swimming hole, joining a back country ski class, or joining in on local recreational opportunities. Check out all things Plumas County here!

Unique Programs

Make sure you stand out upon graduation with one of our unique programs or certificates. FRC provides students the opportunity to earn degrees in areas that they love! This includes everything from nursing, to environmental sciences, to rodeo, eco farming, early childhood education, and more. Check out all of our unique programs here! 

Class Size

Making sure you get the attention you need in the classroom is very important to us. Intimate class sizes allow you to build connections with your instructors and ensure a high-quality educational experience. You also get to meet more friends, be involved in more student activities, and really engage with your college. See more here!

Affordable Tuition

Affording college is tough, and we understand that. This is why FRC utilizes various financial aid and funding opportunities to ensure your education here is affordable. We offer everything from the standard FASFA to more unique financial aid programs like the Finish Line Scholars Program. Check out all of our financial aid offerings here!

Outdoor Classrooms

FRC is changing the way you think of typical college classrooms. We offer a variety of different courses that get you outside and at one with nature. Everything from agriculture, to outdoor recreation, to environmental sciences, and more. Take advantage of our beautiful location and start to reimagine your future collegiate classroom!

FRC Experience

It is all about the FRC experience! Making new friends, taking unique courses, attending sports games, hanging out at local lakes, taking hikes, riding bikes, the list goes on and on! Our goal is to offer you the BEST college experience you can imagine, and it all starts with YOU! Come see for yourself what the FRC experience is all about!

Lively Athletics

Athletic competition is a huge part of the FRC experience! Whether playing or spectating, students enjoy some of the best athletic programs in Northern California, including football, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer and basketball, baseball, softball, rodeo, and more. Take a look at all of our Athletic offerings here!

Student Housing

We are one of the few campuses in the California Community College system that offers student housing, featuring housing in-and-around campus for full-time students! There are currently options for dormitory style housing on campus, or apartment style housing located nearby campus. Check out all Student Housing options here