Shasta College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 496006
Redding, CA 96049-6006
(530) 225-4841
Fax: (530) 225-4995

Contact: Kevin O’Rorke
Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 496006
Redding, CA 96049-6006
(530) 225-4600


Total undergrads: 10,927
Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,418


Rural setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
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: Applicants to nursing program must be high school graduates, take National League for Nursing examination, and complete series of courses outlined in college catalog.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness Operations A,C
Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A
Equestrian/Equine Studies A,C
Horticultural Services C
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A,C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Entrepreneurial Studies A
Executive Assistant A
Fashion Merchandising A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A
Office Clerical Services A
Office Management A,C
Real Estate C
Sales and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades
Carpentry A

Early Childhood Education A
Teacher Assistance A

Civil Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Drafting A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Surveying Technology C
Water Quality/Treatment C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Institutional Food Production A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C

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

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Heavy Equipment Maintenance C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C

Personal & Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Precision Production Trades
Welding Technology A,C

Public Administration & Services
Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Police Science A

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.

Shasta College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (530) 242-7500
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,307
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 29 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,134 (44% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,186
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,802
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,142

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

Shasta College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Shasta College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 65
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 65
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 42
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 32
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 33
Health Professions and Related Programs 451
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 42
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 21
Psychology 2
Social Sciences 15
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Grand total 39561

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Shasta College 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 $1,186
Out-of-state $6,802
Books and supplies $1,970

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 515 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 511 93% $5,142
Student loan aid 55 10% $6,433

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,373 59% $4,175
Federal student loans 424 5% $7,311

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Shasta College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 9,307
Undergraduate enrollment 9,307
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

Shasta College 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 Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*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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