Cosumnes River College is an innovative educational and community center that prepares and empowers students to realize their unique potential to transform their lives and contribute to a just and democratic society as global citizens. CRC strengthens the cultural, social, and economic well-being of the region through its development of an educated and engaged citizenry whose decisions are informed by intellectual inquiry and scholarship, a pluralistic world view, and respect for humanity and the environment.
Cosumnes River College is an open access, student-centered, comprehensive community college that prepares students to realize their educational and career aspirations through exemplary transfer, general, and career education in an academically rigorous and inclusive environment. CRC also offers exceptional instruction in basic skills and English for non-native speakers, as well as a broad array of life-long learning, community service, and workforce development programs.
As a community of scholars and practitioners with a deep commitment to equity and social justice, CRC values teaching and learning excellence and high academic standards sustained by academic integrity, fairness and mutual respect, and an ethic of care. The College’s core values of cultural competence and diversity, continuous learning and assessment, exceptional student services, and innovation are central to our collegial and environmentally responsible academic setting.