California State University-Chico

#17 in Federal Region IX

  • Public4 Years (or High)Chico, CADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveMaster's degree17,557 Students65.25 % Acceptance Ratio25:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    California State University-Chico is a Public (4 Years or High) college located in Chico, California. It has a total enrollment of 17,557 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 25:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 65.25% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio65.25 %
    Admission Yield17.94 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$55
    Graduate Application Fees$55

    The acceptance ratio is 65.25% last year at California State University-Chico where total 23,591 students applied and 15,393 were accepted.

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,348$19,228
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,782$18,286
    On-Campus Living Costs$15,218
    Off-Campus Living Costs$14,368

    The tuition & fees at California State University-Chico, for academic year 2017-2018 is $7,348 for in-state students and $19,228 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $15,218 when living on campus and $14,368 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    Campus Housing

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    California State University-Chico provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes NCAA Member, Campus Housing, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling, Employment Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at California State University-Chico.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about California State University-Chico

Key Stats for California State University-Chico

Costs of Attendance average in nation

California State University-Chico$19,228
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$18,374
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California$19,392

Admission Chances average in nation


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges68.96%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.62%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges74.61%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California68.74%

Student Population small

California State University-Chico17,557
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,898,653
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California990,462

Graduation Rates high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California53.07%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California222

Distance Learning few online programs


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges21
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in California7

Contact Information & Online Resources


California State University-Chico First and Normal Sts,
Chico, CA 95929-0150
530) 898-6116


California State University-Chico is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission (04/30/1954 - Current).
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