About Shasta College

Founded in 1948, Shasta College. is a college. Located in California, which is a city setting in California, the campus itself is Suburban. The campus is home to 9,289 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Shasta College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 31:1. There are 139 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Shasta College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
SAT Range
ACT Range

Admissions at SC are considered , with ,2% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Shasta College.

Shasta College REVIEWS

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    20 Students rated on-campus housing 2.8 stars. 5 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    15 Students rated off-campus housing 3.4 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    22 Students rated campus food 3.4 stars. 14 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    23 Students rated campus facilities 4 stars. 22 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    22 Students rated class size 3.8 stars. 18 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    22 Students rated school activities 3.3 stars. 9 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    23 Students rated local services 2.9 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    23 Students rated academics 3.9 stars. 17 % gave the school a 5.0.

What's your overall opinion of Shasta College?

26 Students rated Shasta College

Crystal - 04/17/2021

Good instructors and environment. My math teacher, Mr. Woodruff is my favorite teacher. I am not great at math, but he was patient and helped me to not only pass both of my algebra classes, but ace them. The campus is clean and has plenty of parking.


Shasta College is a great College if your trying to get your general education done. That way, when you decide on the type of College you are wanting to attend in like 2 years or so, you can be ready and take classes that meet the overall requirements to attend the College you are wanting to go too. Also, I really think students should focus more on school and not alcohol or drugs. It is a bothersome to me and to other students. The last class I was in, I was in a group and literally, we got nothing done and I put in all the work, and that was because they talked about their partying life and how they would rather drink than do their homework. The security is great but maybe have more security officers in parking lots because when you have a class at night, it would be nice to not have to worry about getting attacked or hurt by something or someone.


I went there for my first 2 years of college and am transferring this fall semester to a university to finish my undergraduate degree. Shasta was a good experience, but if it was a four year school I don't think I would go there. It's a very affordable school that has solid classes, but it's not one you go to for community, friends or an overall memorable experience. It's for getting your classes done and only classes. If you plan to do four years, go here for the first two years to save thousands of dollars, then transfer. It's a good route to take, but don't stick there too long!


A lot of facilities to excel even though its a community college. Professors and support staff are very helpful and information is readily available. Cafeteria si awesome and library facilities are great. Only disappointment as an international student is absence of even a minor scholarship facility for international students.

Shasta College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Shasta College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Shasta College is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    I would tell myself to make sure I chose an accredited school. Also that its hard to start over once you have already established a life routine.

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  3. What's unique about your campus?

    The school is beautiful and easy to navigate around the campus. In my opinion, the best thing about my school has been my professors. I have enjoyed all of them, and they are very knowledgable and helpful. If I needed help they always guided me in the right direction, whether it was through the counseling office or otherwise.

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  4. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates come from a varied background, from different cultures, all with vision and a plan of succeeding at life, no matter what the cost might be; never forgeting, of course the respect, perseverance and humbleness that is required to archieve such goals.

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  5. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    Very accomidating class hours and affordable.

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  6. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    I consider the promotion of our activities to be the worst thing about my school. My friends and I never know when a home game is being played, or if we have any other activities even existing on campus.

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  7. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    It is a diverse community college that accepts anyone and everyone.

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  8. What kind of person should attend this school?

    Any person that is highly motivated and wants to learn about anything. The school offers a diverse selection of classes to guide a student in any area of interest; to help them succeed in life.

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  9. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    I believe all peoples should be welcome to Shasta College; everyone should have the chance at doing something they have the drive for. What is the purpose of denial? Denial only shows what kind of person the decision maker is.

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  10. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    I brag about all the sopportive services Im on. I like to tell my friends and family how much help my school gives. For example im on a program that helps me with gas for traveling back and forth to school, I can barrow books instead of having to buy, plus giving me a voucher for my own books. I like to tell people about these things so they know that it is possable to attend college. With out these sopport services it would be very hard for me to attend school.

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  11. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    I think Shasta college has a lot of programs and facilities for students. There are a lot of coucelors for students who want to transfer, nursing center for people who want to get medical service, employement center for people who need to get a job. Shasta college has nice and so peaceful view. There are turkeys walking around the campus, sometimes you can see even deers if you have a luck.

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  12. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    For one, I wish I would have tackled my education earlier in life so that I could have been well on my way to being more established in my career and be more financially stable. However, I am very pleased with this school and the program that I am in and would choose the same school if I had the choice again.

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  13. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    There aren't many things that ffrustrate me about Shasta College. It is a clean and manicured campus. The staff is friendly.

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

77% of students attending Shasta College receive some sort of financial aid. 57% were awarded federal grants. While 7% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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