Overview

Next statements evaluate California State University-Chico by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $19,744.
  • The acceptance rate (85%) is much higher (very easy to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,070 SAT, 21 ACT) is average.
  • It has relatively small number of students of 16,746.
  • It offers average (111 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of Chico State are $19,744 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico $19,744

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 graduate tuition & fees of Chico State are $18,802 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico $18,802

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $21,760

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Chico State is 85% and it is much higher (very easy to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 85%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Chico State is 11% and the yield is much lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 11%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Chico State is 1,070 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 1,070

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Chico State is 21 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 21

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 70

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Chico State is 65% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 65%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Chico State is 5% and it is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 5%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 8%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Chico State is 83% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 83%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

Student Population

The total student population at Chico State is 16,746 and its population relatively small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 16,746

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Chico State is $8,865 which is 44.90% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico $8,865

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Chico State is 25 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 25 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

Number of Programs

Chico State offers 111 programs and it means average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 111

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

Chico State offers 6 online programs and it means relatively few online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Chico 6

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7