Shasta College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$8,323
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.73%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,363
37.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
100%
6 Graduates

About

Shasta College is a higher education institution located in Shasta County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Shasta College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (407 degrees awarded), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (15 degrees), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (2 degrees).

In 2022, 1,647 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Shasta College. 63.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,053 degrees), 3.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (272 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Shasta College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Shasta College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,323.

In 2022, 61% of undergraduate students attending Shasta College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 4% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Shasta College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Shasta College is $−7,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,323
2022 Value
4.39%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Shasta College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,323. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Shasta College grew by 4.39%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,391
Room and Board
$1,152
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Shasta College was of $13,391 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 28.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,152. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
4%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Shasta College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.39% with respect to 2021, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.73%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Shasta College was 4.73%, which represents 15 out of the 317 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Shasta College had a total enrollment of 7,363 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Shasta College is 2,780 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,583. This means that 37.8% of students enrolled at Shasta College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Shasta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.3% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.07% Two or More Races, 4.2% Asian, 2.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.83% Black or African American, and 0.326% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Shasta College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.2%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Shasta College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,363 students. The full-time enrollment at Shasta College is 2,780 and the part-time enrollment is 4,583. This means that 37.8% of students enrolled at Shasta College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2015 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Shasta College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Shasta College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,511 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,433 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    594 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Shasta College is 61.3% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.07% Two or More Races, 4.2% Asian, 2.05% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.83% Black or African American, and 0.326% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 451 more women than men received degrees from Shasta College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Shasta College is white (1,053 degrees awarded). There were 3.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (272 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Shasta College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (407 degrees awarded), followed by Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (15 degrees) and Automobile Mechanics Technology (2 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Shasta College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Protective Services (181 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (142 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Shasta College are Elementary & middle school teachers (183,960 people), Police officers (143,672 people), Other managers (133,082 people), Secondary school teachers (65,902 people), and Registered nurses (65,763 people).

The most specialized majors at Shasta College in 2022 are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Protective Services (181 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (142 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (518 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (50 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Shasta College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Shasta College are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Protective Services (181 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (142 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (518 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (50 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Shasta College are Elementary & secondary schools (402,533 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (349,986 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (207,137 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (147,176 people), and Outpatient care centers (90,282 people).

The most specialized majors at Shasta College are Human Sciences (72 degrees awarded), Protective Services (181 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (142 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (518 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (50 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Shasta College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 136 degrees awarded
  2. 89 degrees awarded
  3. 77 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Shasta College was Biological & Physical Sciences with 136 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

598
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,049
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 598 degrees were awarded to men at Shasta College, which is 0.57 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,049).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 152 degrees were awarded to men at Shasta College in Fire Science & Fire-Fighting, which is 50.7 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 301 degrees were awarded to men at Shasta College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.35 times more than the 128 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Shasta College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,053 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    272 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    138 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Shasta College is white (1,053 degrees awarded). There were 3.87 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (272 degrees).

3.58% of degree recipients (59 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    683 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    370 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    163 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Shasta College is white female (683 degrees awarded). There were 1.85 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (370 degrees).

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Operations

Shasta College employs 125 Instructors. Most academics at Shasta College are Male Instructor (70), and Female Instructor (55).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shasta College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 121 employees, Management, with 90 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $8.71M - Federal
  2. $16.3M - State
  3. $278k - Local

As of 2022, Shasta College received $8.71M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.3M from state grants and contracts, and $278k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$41.3M
2022 Salaries
5.07%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Shasta College paid a median of $41.3M in salaries, a 5.07% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.7M
Instructional Salaries
125
Number of Employees

In 2022, Shasta College paid a total of $12.7M to 125 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
125 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
121 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Shasta College was Instructor with 125 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shasta College were Office and Administrative Support with 121 employees, Management with 90 employees, and Service with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Shasta College was Male Instructor with 70 employees, and Female Instructor with 55 employees.

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