2021 Student Population

A total of 16,746 students have enrolled at California State University-Chico - 15,747 undergraduate and 999 graduate.
By gender, 7,496 male and 9,250 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 14,979 full-time students and 1,767 part-time students.
The number of students at California State University-Chico is relatively small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its population is average (average population is 18,540).
California State University-Chico offers online degree/certificate programs and 15,669 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 7,496 male and 9,250 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.81 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total15,74714,2281,519
Men7,2266,450776
Women8,5217,778743
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total999751248
Men27019575
Women729556173

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 7,319 White students (43.71%) and 5,864 Hispanic students (35.02%) at California State University-Chico(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California State University-Chico.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Chico
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native763838
Asian868428440
Black or African American452213239
Hispanic5,6212,3773,244
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander392316
White6,7823,2273,555
Two or More Races863376487
Race/Ethnicity Unknown663309354
Total 15,7477,2268,521
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Chico
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native927
Asian431231
Black or African American16610
Hispanic24361182
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White537140397
Two or More Races41932
Race/Ethnicity Unknown631944
Total 999270729

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 13,905 students whose age under twenty five and 1,282 students whose age is over thirty years old at California State University-Chico.
Especially, 189 students are younger than eighteen and 7 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at California State University-Chico.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at California State University-Chico
TotalMenWomen
Total15,747 7,2268,521
Under 18189 72117
18-194,282 1,7712,511
20-215,278 2,2363,042
22-243,805 2,0671,738
25-291,263 697566
30-34411 193218
35-39213 83130
40-49230 90140
50-6470 1357
65 and over6 42
Total 15,747 7,2268,521
Population by Student Age at California State University-Chico
TotalMenWomen
Total999 270729
20-2120 218
22-24331 88243
25-29296 78218
30-34138 4494
35-3979 2059
40-4985 2362
50-6449 1435
65 and over1 10
Total 999 270729

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California State University-Chico, 16,733 students (99.92% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 15,669 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 15,325 students live in California where California State University-Chico is located in and 118 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total16,74615,747999
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes15,66914,988681
Enrolled Some in Online Classes1,064751313
Not Enrolled in Online Classes1385
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)15,66914,988681
California Residents15,32514,695630
Other State in U.S.11810513
Outside of U.S.22618838
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart