FINANCIAL AID RATE84%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO18:1
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,507
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
College of the Redwoods
1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands, CA
If you're looking to get your feet wet at a community college without diving in to a big university, check out College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California. There are nearly 8,500 students including 160 that reside in student housing. CR has 4 campuses with a combined enrollment of about 50,000.
The school boasts 1,000 different classes and countless majors including the Associate in Arts which is mainly a general education degree obtained to ease transfer into a four-year school.
Although many students probably attend CR with the intentions of transferring to a four-year school, this school does not root its identity in being a stepping stone. With its student health center, gym, and housing facilities; CR gives the university experience without the price. At around $50 per credit hour for California residents and $270 for non-residents, CR can prepare students to move on to a university or start their career without a mountain of debt.
College of the Redwoods is located on the Northern coast of California; it is about 260 miles north of San Francisco and 400 miles south of Portland, Oregon. The school is molded into the landscape amid giant trees and mountains so it appears to blend into the landscape. The campus is beautiful which makes taking a tour all that more important for interested students.
So if you are interested in a big school experience without the price, then take a look at all CR has to offer. Apply online at www.redwoods.edu/admissions.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates College of the Redwoods accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $1,100-$1,400
- Out-of-State: $6,800-$8,140
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $46-$55 per unit
- Out-of-State: $240-$280 per unit
- The estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is around $9,700
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||84%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||81%||$5,620|
|Receiving Student Loans||14%||$4,623|
Academics & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, College of the Redwoods may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day care
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- * Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1977)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by College of the Redwoods by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges
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- Shasta College in Redding, CA (98 miles away)
- College of the Siskiyous in Redding, CA (107 miles away)
- Mendocino College in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (117 miles away)
- Butte College in Tempe, AZ (153 miles away)
- Klamath Community College in Brookfield, WI (166 miles away)
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