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California State University, Chico

Chico, CA

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Overview

California State University, Chico is a Comprehensive institution located in Chico, CA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 400 West First Street
Chico, CA  95929-0722
United States
Contact Phone: 530-898-4636

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agribusiness/agricultural Business Operations Checkmark
Agricultural Business And Management, General Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Curriculum And Instruction Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration, General Checkmark
Educational/instructional Technology Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering-related Fields, Other Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25,908
Applied
18,740
Accepted
16,099
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

14,644
Females Applied
11,217
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

11,264
Males Applied
7,523
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.41
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: GPA from 10th/11th grade college preparatory courses

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported March 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th March 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 590
SAT Math 546 490 590
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,742
In-state
17,622
Out-of-state
5,742
In-district
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Fees

2,064
Full-time student fees
11,360
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,476
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,558
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,157
Avg. Loan Aid
2,202
Avg. Grant Aid
9,179
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

16,099
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 34.73%
Black or African American 2.77%
White or Caucasian 44.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 5.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.25%
Two or more races 6.8%
Other 2.69%

Gender

Male (46.97%)
Female (53.03%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 86%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Choose Chico, Cats in the Community and Wildcat Welcome

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
student employment, placement office, disabled student services

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Chico Snow Club, Chico State Nursing Club, Pre-Medical Association, Health Professionals Association and Exercise Physiology Majors Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

925
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 508
Part-time - 417
Male - 433
Female - 492
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