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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    A
Shasta is a public college located in California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,286 undergraduate students. The Shasta acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Business. Graduating 20% of students, Shasta alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,300.
11555 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference

Shasta College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$6,112/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,669/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
28:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.68 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.72 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.72 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    47%
  • Online
    25%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,286Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,819
Undergrads Over 25
33%
Pell Grant
60%
Varsity Athletes
8%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
83%
of students say they don't have Greek life.6 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.6 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Supportive
    35%
  • Doorway
    21%
  • Interesting
    15%
  • Mediocre
    12%
  • Historic
    6%
  • It needs more funding for up to date equipment
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
20%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
76%
National
83%

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My online experience has been wonderful! all the classes I have taken online I have earned high grades in. I'm disciplined in organizing my schedule for work to fit my courses I have taken here. However, online is not as easy as something you do need to plan and take time out of your day to get what you need accomplished I have run into many friends who struggle with online classes because they don't hold themselves accountable for the work they need to get done. Therefore, I advise people who are looking or going to take Shasta College online courses to set time aside and life to make time for your homework and studying for finals. It will help you organize in class and help keep you functional in life.
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This school has helped me every step of the way, from financial aid, to education planning, it has helped tremendously! Having taken a ten year break from school, I was decidedly nervous, but only after a few days I felt right at home. The atmosphere is laid back, without discrimination or prejudice, and makes you feel like you have been there forever. The staff is friendly and capable, and there are many programs offered to help you along your collegiate path. The library is well stocked, with many private study rooms to choose from, as well as a textbook lending library that helped me the first couple of weeks in my Pysch 101 class. I recommend taking the college preparatory class, STU 1. This class is amazing in its ability to not only help with anything school related, but also a great way to focus on introspection. In this class I was able to gain a respect for myself and others I had once thought impossible. A great school all around, I highly recommend it.
I loved the campus and the library database was very helpful. However, the counselors were not that helpful. There was only one that helped me and was very helpful and actually got me to were I needed to go. Wish I could remember her name her office room was located on the left when you walk in through the double doors of admissions. Anyway the others weren't helpful at all. My experience on this campus was average. However, the Early Childhood Education instructors were amazing!! I would highly recommend them in a heart beat to anyone wanting to pursue this field! The math department was not helpful at all. I would give them a rating of a 1 in terms of being social and willing to help others who are not good at mathematics. The book store has improved on their merchandise as well as being helpful for others and costs going down a bit for college students to afford their materials.