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11555 Old Oregon Trail
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 242-7500

About the college

Shasta College was founded in 1948. Two years later the campus held its first classes where President Truman spoke. While the college has a rich history and great location for career choices in California the mission has always been the same. Shasta provides quality education through diverse programs that translate into rewarding careers. When you become a student at Shasta College, you are knighted, in a way. The college’s mascot is the knight and a life size knight was erected in 1955 and given the name “Oakey Doaks” for future generations.


Shasta College puts its foundation down in Redding, California and has not changed locations since. The school offers a cafeteria, restaurant, swimming pools, bookstore and various student clubs. On campus, students can enjoy an art gallery, tennis courts, musical and theatrical events and a library resource center. Life at the Shasta College campus offers students activities for their bodies and minds. It is indeed a well-rounded campus experience for all.


Shasta College offers associate degrees, associate in arts, science degrees, and certificate and degree programs. The programs at the college are listed
In academic divisions that include arts/communications/social sciences, business/technology/family/consumer sciences, economic and workforce development, health science and university programs and science/language arts and mathematics.

The college even offers distance education through a variety of online courses. Students can take computer courses and classes through interactive television. Between athletic programs and degree programs, there is a place for every student to shine. Students have childcare services for flexible class scheduling, counseling while attending Shasta and a transfer center for those students that want to branch out in their educational journey.

Shasta College is your first step to your future success, with both academics and your career choice.

College Type: 2-year, Public

Offering: Less than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree

Campus Setting: Rural, Fringe

Campus Housing Available: Yes

Student Population: 9102, 100% undergraduates

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