Shasta College is a leader in higher education in California. The college won the highly selective Innovation in Higher Education award three times for programs that help students succeed in completing their certificate, degree, or transfer to a university. Shasta College was one of 15 California community colleges selected to offer a bachelor’s degree program in 2015 and celebrated its first graduating class in 2018. In 2016 Measure H, a $139 million general obligation bond, was passed by local voters allowing the district to build new facilities and renovate existing structures. In 2017 Shasta College received the ACCJC reaffirming accreditation for a full seven years with 16 commendations.