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Cañada College

Redwood City, CA 2-Year Public
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About Canada College

Cañada College Overview

Cañada College is a public school in the suburban setting of Redwood City, California. Cañada College was founded in 1968 and now enrolls around 5,433 students per year year, including 5,433 undergrad students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 31.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Cañada College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Cañada College's theater groups.

Cañada College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Cañada College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Cañada College on the Student Life page.

2022 Cañada College Facts At-A-Glance
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Is Cañada College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer look at what Cañada College offers and if it seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cañada College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Cañada College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Cañada College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Cañada College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Cañada College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Cañada College's endowment was $200000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $2,935 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Cañada College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Cañada College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Cañada College.

Based on this information, is Cañada College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Cañada College a good school for you?

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Where is Cañada College Located?

Cañada College is located in the suburban setting of Redwood City, California, less than an hour from San Francisco and San Jose.

If you would like to see Cañada College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 280 to Redwood City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Francisco International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Cañada College and Redwood City are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4200 Farm Hill Boulevard Redwood City, CA 94061-1099

Campus Setting: Suburban

Canada College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Canada College is Aug 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Canada College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wondering what life at Canada College is like? There are approximately 5,433 students enrolled at Canada College. 7% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from CA and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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