Reedley College often referred to as Reedley, UC Reedley, or RC, is a public community college located in Reedley, California, USA 20 miles (32 km) southeast of the Fresno Metropolitan Area and only a 3 hour drive south to Los Angeles or 3 hour drive north to San Francisco.
Reedley College was founded in May 1926, as Reedley Junior College on the campus of Reedley High School. It became a full community college on July 1, 1946. In 1954, the school district voted to move Reedley College to its own campus and in 1956 it moved to its present location on 420 acres (1.7 km2) what was once a part of the historic Thomas Law Reed Ranch, 300 acres (1.2 km2) remain used as farmland. In 1963 the college joined the SCCCD and was renamed Kings River Community College in 1980. However, by popular demand, the name Reedley College was restored in July 1998.
The mission of Reedley College is to offer an accessible, student-centered educational environment that provides high quality, learning opportunities essential in meeting the challenges of a diverse, global community..
Larry L. Hillblom, co-founder of DHL Worldwide Express Sally Knight, who helped break the world speed record in 2007 Bobby Cox, longtime manager of the Atlanta Braves MLB baseball team Nellie Aquino-Ong, founder of Reedley International School in the Philippines Efren Iglesia, Monterey County Superior Court judge, graduating as a Filipino foreign exchange student Ervin Baldwin Chicago Bears defensive end played for Michigan State after graduating from Reedley Isaac "Ike" Austin, Retired NBA Player originally drafted by the Utah Jazz Danny Villanueva, Retired NFL placekicker and punter. Media Entertainment entrepreneur.
Rural 420 acres (1.7 km2)