Shasta College: Review & Facts

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Shasta College is a large two-year, public school with 8,620 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1950 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Redding, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
56
Fair
Shasta College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Shasta College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 56 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Biology, Nursing, Social Work, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
60%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Shasta College student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (way below California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Shasta College is very low - 26%. Approximately 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Shasta College is a bit disappointing - 28:1. Read more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,300
Low
Average tuition costs are low, $6,200 a year. The additional fees at Shasta College beyond tuition are nearly $100; this makes it a total of $6,300 a year.

Read the details about Shasta College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Shasta College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (530) 242-7500 or check Shasta College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,400
Medium
Shasta College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Shasta College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Shasta College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - nearly $4,400 annually.

Based on the college crime information, Shasta College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Shasta College Location and Maps



Post Address: Shasta College, 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, California 96003, USA
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