College of the Siskiyous: Ranking & Review

Weed Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 2074 7021
Top 42%

College of the Siskiyous Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

980 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

353 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

College of the Siskiyous has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

College of the Siskiyous Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $15,248 $20,856
Off-campus $18,281 $23,889
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,000 and other expenses per full academic year.

College of the Siskiyous provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 158 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $6,722
Fees for full-time undergraduates $50 $50
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $280

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 83 83
Social Sciences 44 44
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 39 39
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 21 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20 20
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 19 19
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11 11
Visual and Performing Arts 9 9
Psychology 9 9
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 8 8
Precision Production 8 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2 2
Physical Sciences 1 1
English Language and Literature & Letters 1 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Grand Total286286

A total of 286 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at College of the Siskiyous.

Graduation rate30%32%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 44%
  • Part-time retention rate - 13%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMISSION College of the Siskiyous promotes learning and provides academic excellence for the students of Siskiyou County, the State of California, the nation and the world. COS provides accessible, flexible, affordable, and innovative education leading to associate degrees, certificates, college transfer, career and technical education, workforce training, and basic skills preparation.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff172
Instructional FTE69
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address800 College Ave
Weed, California, 96094-2899
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote