College of the Siskiyous: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 42%

College of the Siskiyous Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,1111,1111,000

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
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 Programs8383
Social Sciences4444
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service3939
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies2121
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2020
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1919
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1111
Visual and Performing Arts99
Precision Production88
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences88
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies66
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services44
Biological and Biomedical Sciences22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
English Language and Literature & Letters11
Physical Sciences11
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