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College of the Siskiyous

Weed, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

800 College Ave

Weed, CA 96094-2806

Admission Office

800 College Avenue

Weed, CA 96094-2899

(530) 938-5500

Fax : (530) 938-5367

Contact : Meghan Witherell

Director of Enrollment Services

Type of School



community college

junior college

2-year school


Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4087

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 3,373

In-State Tuition : $1,430.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,380.00

School Calendar


Degrees Available





Small Town (2,500-10k)


Commuter campus



Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --


SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : May 31

College will notify student : Apr 1

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Most Popular Majors

Liberal Arts : 32.0%
Health Professions : 20.0%
Security and Protective Services : 15.0%
Other : 13.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Business Administration and Management, General A
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce C
Office Management and Supervision A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism A
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Programming/Programmer, General C
Computer Science A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager C

Early Childhood Education and Teaching A C

Engineering, General A

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training A C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

History, General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A
Physical Sciences, General A
Physics, General A

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder A C

Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting A C

Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Game and Interactive Media Design C
Music Performance, General A
Music, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Independent Study

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

260 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 285 miles from San Francisco, 80 miles from Medford, Oregon.

Small Town


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,373

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,014

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

In state students : 90.0%

Out of state students : 10.0%

Housing Options

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $125.00

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Eagles

Sport's Levels Available


Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Legal services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance


Writing center


Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries


Choral Groups


Concert Band


Dance Activity




Film Society




Government or Political Activity


International Student Organization


Jazz Band


Literary Magazine


Marching Band


Model United Nations


Music Ensembles


Musical Theater




Pep Band


Radio Station




Student Newspaper


Symphony Orchestra


Television Station





Sport Name

Levels Available


Men's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Women's Intercollegiate


Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate


Women's Intercollegiate


General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: COS will award credit for Advanced Placement (AP) exams in which the student earns a score of 3, 4, or 5. The credit earned and transcript notations are made by the Director of Admissions.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math


SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing


ACT Composite


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : May 31

Financial Aid Notification Date : Apr 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Janette Harris

Financial aid office phone : (530) 938-5500

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:


Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $311.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:




Out-of-state tuition and fees:




Room only:




Books and supplies:




Estimated personal expenses:




Transportation expenses:




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Estimated Total Out-of-state:




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For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 48

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 48

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

Standardized Test Scores

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll




Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman


Services for students transferring IN from another school



Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements


For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $35.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,380.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,600.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 55

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser

Special International Student Orientation Program