College of the Redwoods

7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
Eureka, CA 95501
Tel: (707)476-4100
4,919 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 4,919 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
College of the Redwoods is the only community colleges within Humboldt County County, CA.
The nearest community college is Shasta College (98.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 149 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
College of the Redwoods Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 149 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,919 teachers has grown by 341% 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 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,919 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
1,939 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 2,980 students
1,024 students
College of the Redwoods sch enrollment College of the Redwoods sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
6%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
15%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
60%
57%
% Two or more races
6%
2%
% Unknown races
7%
3%
College of the Redwoods sch ethnicity College of the Redwoods sta ethnicity
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 75% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $5,940
College of the Redwoods In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $10,047
College of the Redwoods Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 155 115
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Redding Shasta College
    Public
    11555 Old Oregon Trail
    Redding, CA 96003
    (530)242-7500
    98.6  Mi  |  8811  students
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,429 per year for in-state students and $6,281 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,427 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a 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. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in California is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.