College of the Redwoods

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School Overview

College of the Redwoods (CR) is located on northern California’s picturesque Redwood Coast in Eureka. CR offers both on-campus and online courses and programs as well as a variety of career technical certificates for vocational and professional development.

General Information

Admission Office

7351 Tompkins Hill Road
Eureka, CA 95501-9300
(707) 476-4200
(800) 641-0400
Fax: (707) 476-4406

Contact: Kathy Goodlive
Manager, Admissions and Records
Main Address

7351 Tompkins Hill Road
Eureka, CA 95501-9300
(707) 476-4100


Total undergrads: 6,610
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,410


Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Admission for nursing applicants based on school record and test scores.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness Operations A
Agricultural Business C
Animal Sciences A,C
Landscaping C
Plant Sciences A,C
Plant/Nursery Operations C
Range Science/Management C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Business/Managerial Economics A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Real Estate A
Travel/Tourism Management C

Communications & Journalism
Journalism A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – General C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Power/Electric Transmission C

Early Childhood Education A,C

Electrical/Communications Engineering A

Engineering Technologies
Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Institutional Food Production C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Substance Abuse Counseling C

Law & Legal Studies
Court Reporting C
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Mechanics & Repair – General C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Fishing/Fisheries A,C
Forestry – General A,C
Natural Resources Management/Policy C

Physical Sciences
Planetary Sciences A

Precision Production Trades
Woodworking C

Security & Protective Services
Corrections C
Criminal Justice Studies C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

College of the Redwoods Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (707) 476-4100
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, CA 95501-9300
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,665
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,278 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,182
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,822
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,191

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

College of the Redwoods Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of the Redwoods.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 36
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Construction Trades 52
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 75
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 22
Health Professions and Related Programs 65
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 63
Psychology 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 3950

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of the Redwoods and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,182
Out-of-state $6,822
Books and supplies $1,854

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 372 79%
Grant or scholarship aid 358 76% $5,191
Student loan aid 39 8% $4,483

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,974 65% $3,387
Federal student loans 253 6% $5,741

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of the Redwoods. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled College of the Redwoods students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

College of the Redwoods Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,665
Undergraduate enrollment 4,665
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

College of the Redwoods Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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