California State University, Chico

country rank  197
world rank  542

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University Overview

Established in 1887, California State University, Chico is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Chico (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California State University, Chico (CSU Chico) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California State University, Chico (CSU Chico) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CSU Chico
Founded 1887
Motto Today Decides Tomorrow
Colours Cardinal red and white

University Location

Address 400 W 1st Street
Chico (population range: 50,000-249,999)
95929-0150 California
United States
T +1 (530) 898 6880
F +1 (530) 898 6889

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 400 West First Street
Chico 95929-0150
+1 (530) 898 4428
800 542 4428

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to California State University, Chico's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)

Affiliations

  • California State University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018