Shasta College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,646
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.7%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
8,121
36.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.6%
146 Graduates

About

Shasta College is a higher education institution located in Shasta County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Shasta College were Health Information & Medical Records Technology (8 degrees awarded).

In 2020, 1,697 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Shasta College. 64.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,148 degrees), 4.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (270 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Shasta College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Shasta College is $1,104, which is $−6,876 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,646.

In 2020, 60% of undergraduate students attending Shasta College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 5% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Shasta College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Shasta College is $−6,876 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,646
2020 Value
17.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Shasta College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,646. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Shasta College grew by 17.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,228
Room and Board
$1,970
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Shasta College was of $9,228 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,970. The cost of room and board increased by 12.9% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.26% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Shasta College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.69% with respect to 2019, 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.
11.7%
2018 Default Rate
42
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Shasta College was 11.7%, which represents 42 out of the 360 total borrowers.

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Shasta College has a total enrollment of 8,121 students. The full-time enrollment at Shasta College is 2,995 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,126. This means that 36.9% of students enrolled at Shasta College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Shasta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.9% White, 18.3% Hispanic or Latino, 7.13% Two or More Races, 3.84% Asian, 1.97% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.9% Black or African American, and 0.222% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Shasta College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.3%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Shasta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,121 students. The full-time enrollment at Shasta College is 2,995 and the part-time enrollment is 5,126. This means that 36.9% of students enrolled at Shasta College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Shasta College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,109
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,486
  3. Two or More Races
    579

The enrolled student population at Shasta College is 62.9% White, 18.3% Hispanic or Latino, 7.13% Two or More Races, 3.84% Asian, 1.97% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.9% Black or African American, and 0.222% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 505 more women than men received degrees from Shasta College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Shasta College is white (1,148 degrees awarded). There were 4.25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (270 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Shasta College is Health Information & Medical Records Technology (8 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

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 Agriculture (69 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (185 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (563 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 (171,432 people), Police officers (132,327 people), Other managers (119,013 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (54,038 people), and Registered nurses (52,056 people).

The most specialized majors at Shasta College are Agriculture (69 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (185 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (563 degrees), Human Sciences (53 degrees), and Protective Services (122 degrees).

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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, Skincare specialists, Physicians, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Shasta College are Agriculture (69 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (185 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (563 degrees), Human Sciences (53 degrees), and Protective Services (122 degrees).

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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 (331,135 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (325,613 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (154,545 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (130,967 people), and Construction (69,827 people).

The most specialized majors at Shasta College are Agriculture (69 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (185 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (563 degrees), Human Sciences (53 degrees), and Protective Services (122 degrees).

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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
  1. 8 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Shasta College was Health Information & Medical Records Technology with 8 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

596
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,101
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 596 degrees were awarded to men at Shasta College, which is 0.541 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,101).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 143 degrees were awarded to men at Shasta College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.474 times less than the 302 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 302 degrees were awarded to women at Shasta College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.11 times more than the 143 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (25.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Shasta College is Male and White (25.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.37% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,148 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    270 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Shasta College is white (1,148 degrees awarded). There were 4.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (270 degrees).

3.48% of degree recipients (59 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    759 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    389 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    169 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Shasta College is white female (759 degrees awarded). There were 1.95 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (389 degrees).

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Shasta College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.17M (NaNM%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Shasta College had a total salary expenditure of $109M. Shasta College employs 159 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Shasta College are Male Instructors (85), Female Instructors(74), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shasta College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 127 employees, Management, with 68 employees, and Service with 36 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.5M - Federal
  2. $11.1M - State
  3. $774k - Local

As of 2020, Shasta College received $2.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $11.1M from state grants and contracts, and $774k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$40.8M
2020 Salaries
9.31%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Shasta College paid a median of $40.8M in salaries, which represents 37.3% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 9.31% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.03% growth from 2018 and a 7.33% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.4M
Instructional Salaries
159
Number of Employees

In 2020, Shasta College paid a total of $13.4M to 159 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
159 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
127 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Shasta College were Instructor with 159 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Shasta College were Office and Administrative Support with 127 employees; Management with 68 employees; and Service with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Shasta College was Male Instructor with 85 employees, and Female Instructor with 74 employees.

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