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College of the Redwoods

Eureka, CA 2-Year Public
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About College of the Redwoods

College of the Redwoods Overview

College of the Redwoods is a public school in a small town setting in Eureka, California. College of the Redwoods was founded in 1964 and enrolls 4,572 undergrads and no graduate students. College of the Redwoods offers housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

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

2022 College of the Redwoods Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $8,088

Is College of the Redwoods a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better look at what College of the Redwoods offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at College of the Redwoods

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.

Around 55% of students who start at College of the Redwoods return for their second year of 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 Outcomes for College of the Redwoods Grads

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

Check with College of the Redwoods directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at College of the Redwoods

Tuition 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 College of the Redwoods'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 awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at College of the Redwoods.

Based on this information, does College of the Redwoods seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is College of the Redwoods a good school for you?

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Where is College of the Redwoods Located?

College of the Redwoods is located in the small town setting of Eureka, California.

If you would like to see College of the Redwoods for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 101 to Eureka, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Arcata-Eureka.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what College of the Redwoods and Eureka are like without leaving home.

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College Info

7351 Tompkins Hill Road Eureka, CA 95501-9300

Campus Setting: Small Town

College of the Redwoods Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of the Redwoods is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of the Redwoods is Continuous processing.

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

College of the Redwoods ACT Scores


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