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California State University-Chico

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Rating

Public

Type

19,323

Students

$17,622

Tuition

72%

Acceptance

#211

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Chico, CA

First and Normal Sts, Chico, CA 95929-0150

Rankings

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Cost

$19,686/Year
Above Average

California State University-Chico

$19,686

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$37,874/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$29,023/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

72%Acceptance
Less Selective

California State University-Chico

72%

National

69%
Sat

990 - 1190

90% of students submit

Admissions Yield

14%

ACT

17 - 24

28% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

18,053Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

2,687

Part-Time

38
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

14%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Business Administration and Management, General6% Psychology, General4% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies73% Others

16% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Psychology, General

4% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

73% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

16%

757 Graduates

Psychology, General

6%

293 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

4%

195 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

4%

184 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

3%

143 Graduates

Sociology

3%

136 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

3%

126 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

3%

126 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors24:124:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

24

Number of Library Books

542,676

Academic Spend per Student

$7,046

Full-time Retention Rate

84%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$38,200/Year

California State University-Chico

$38,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$38,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

66%