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Education in the Folsom area

Local Schools, Colleges, and Other Higher Education Opportunities in the Folsom Area

Folsom offers residents one of the highest rated public school systems in California (source: and numerous college and higher education opportunities located nearby.  The Sacramento area offers a wide selection of business education courses, 2-year community colleges and 4-year options including UC Davis & Sacramento State. Here are information links.

Local Folsom Schools

Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Folsom School Directory

Pre-K Schools


Community Colleges & 4-year Colleges 

Folsom Lake College

Sacramento State University

University of California at Davis

Sierra College

Consumnes River Colleges

Sacramento City College

American River College

Art Institue – Sacramento

Colleges in CA


Education for Small Business Owners & MBA Programs

SBA Small Business Learning Center

Folsom Business Classes

Folsom Chamber Business Tools & Services

Small Business Courses offered by Coursera

Sac State Executive MBA

Local (Sacramento) Score Workshops

The Best & Most Affordable Online MBA Programs

MBA Programs Offered Without the GMAT Test

1-year (Accelerated) Online Business & MBA Programs


Higher Education Resources & Online Learning Options for Local Residents

US News

Collegeboard Big Future

Career & Vocational/Trade School

Online Universities & Distance Learning

Accredited Online College Search

Guide to Online Community Colleges

America’s Best Online Colleges & Universities

Listing of The Most Affordable Online Universities

Online Colleges & Schools Located in California

Accredited Online Schools & College Programs in California

Press Releases

Folsom is in the news! Here are the latest news briefs from the Greater Folsom Partnership

  • Conference Direct locates in Folsom- Press Release
    • Conference Direct, which specializes in all aspects of corporate event planning, has opened an office in Folsom. Based in Los Angeles, the company provides assistance in securing hotel accommodations, meeting space, conference venues and hospitality services nationwide and on a global level. The Folsom accounting operations center will staff up to 35 employees.


Resource Documents


Fast emergency assistance, public safety, low cost utilities along with a complete recycling program are offered.

Folsom is a community In the truest sense of the word. It has its own Public Safety service with fast efficient response from both Police and Fire departments. The city handles its own utilities including water and refuse services. A hazmat/recycling division helps residents and companies become more environmentally friendly. There is an active recreation department which offers events, classes, competitive leagues in basketball, soccer, swimming, pickleball, volleyball and more for all ages. Summer camps, arts and crafts, senior programs (including a senior center) are all available. To learn more, visit


Folsom has an easy to use website outlining everything you need to open your doors here

The process of starting a business both large and small in Folsom is outlined on the city’s website along with contact numbers. Click here for information
If you are a corporation looking for more specialized assistance during your site evaluation process including site selection, resource identification, workforce information and connections, please contact us.



We’ve been recognized across the nation for amenities important to families and businesses

Folsom is heating up internet search engines as it continues to garner nation-wide recognition as a top community to live, work, raise a family or locate a business. For two years in a row, Folsom has been ranked as the No.1 place to raise a family in California by WalletHub (2015-2016). The city’s most recognized honors include:


2015 and 2016

No. 1 best place to live in California for Young Families. Criteria included family life and fun, education, health, safety, affordability and socioeconomic environment.

Wall Street


22nd best place to live in their list of “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live.” Criteria based on crime rates, access to amenities, housing affordability, education and employment.


America’s Coolest Suburbs



One of the Most Comfortable Cities



Best Places for Young Families in Northern California

24/7 Wall Street

America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

#1 Best Place in California to Raise a Family


Best Suburb


Best Cities for Young Professionals

Sacramento Business Journal

#2 Most Family-Friendly part of Sacramento County



Best Cities for Job Seekers in California

Money Magazine

Best Places to Live


Best Cities for Young Families in California


#11 Smartest Suburb in America

Business Concierge

We are here for you. Need help with site location, permitting or information?

Interested in Folsom? Let us answer all your questions. This effort is facilitated by CEO Joseph P. Gagliardi and the staff at the Folsom Economic Development Corporation. Let our organization be your concierge providing a personal introduction to Folsom. And be assured that assistance will always be available from start-up to scale-up.
More about Joseph P. Gagliardi
Gagliardi is CEO of the Greater Folsom Partnership – a collaborative effort of three entities – the Folsom Economic Development Corporation, the Folsom Tourism Bureau and the Folsom Chamber of Commerce. Gagliardi, a civil engineer, has been contributing to the foundation of Folsom for more than 25 years.

Interested in experiencing Folsom? Contact Gagliardi at (916) 985-2698.