School Overview

California State University-Chico is a Public, 4 years college located in Chico, California. Chico State ranked 60th in California Colleges and 36th in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 16,746 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Chico State's acceptance rate is 85.47% last year (undergraduate school).
California State University-Chico is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
AddressFirst and Normal Sts, Chico, CA 95929-0150
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of California State University-Chico is 85.47% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 11.29%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate85.47 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)11.29 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$55

Tuition & Fees

Chico State's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,298 for California residents and $18,802 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,864$19,744
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,298$18,802
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 16,746 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 15,669 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Chico State has 15,747 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 999 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students16,746
Undergraduate Students15,747
Graduate Students999
Online Enrollment15,669

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs116 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's

On-campus Services

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On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification