College of the Redwoods

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka,
CA, 95501-9300
Tel: (707)476-4100
5,420 students
Public institution

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The Redwoods Community College District has a commitment both to our students and to our community. We are committed to maximizing the success of each student with the expectation that each student will meet her or his educational goal, achieve appropriate learning outcomes in his/her courses and programs, and develop an appreciation for life-long learning. In partnership with other local agencies, we are also committed to enriching the economic vitality of the community whom we serve.
School Highlights:
College of the Redwoods serves 5,420 students (40% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
College of the Redwoods is the only community colleges within Humboldt County, CA.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
College of the Redwoods Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 5,420 teachers has grown by 386% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,420 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,147 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 3,273 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 11%
% Asian 4%
% Hawaiian 1%
% Hispanic 10%
% Black 1%
% White 73%
% Two or more races -
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.44

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,628 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,628 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The main campus for the College of the Redwoods is located just south of the city of Eureka. Classes began in the permanent site in September, 1967. At this location, more than 1,000 classes are offered per semester, serving approximately 5,000 full and part-time students. In addition to the main campus, College of the Redwoods has a strong commitment to serve the residents of the district by providing campuses in Crescent City and Fort Bragg and Branch campus locations in the Klamath-Trinity and Southern Humboldt areas. Designated lower-division, baccalaureate-level courses at the College of the Redwoods are approved for transfer to all branches of the University of California (UC) and to all of the California State Universities (CSU). College of the Redwoods is approved for the education of veterans under the provisions of public law. The College is an institutional member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Community League of California. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges has granted full accreditation to the College of the Redwoods since its inception. It is certified for participation in all federally sponsored educational programs.

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