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California State University: Chico

Chico, CA


  • Type
    4-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Large • Rural
  • Average Per Year After Aid
  • SAT Range
    Not available
  • Graduation Rate

California State University: Chico is a large, 4-year, public liberal arts college. This coed college is located in a city in a rural setting and is primarily a residential campus. It offers certificate, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

From the Institution

At Chico State, we empower students to Do and Dare in their careers and lives. Founded in 1887, the University is the second-oldest institution in the 23-campus CSU, the nation's largest public university system. Chico State enrolls approximately 16,000 students and serves as the comprehensive university of Northern California. A 20-time US News & World Report" Top Public School in the West," Chico State prides itself on its high-quality, high-value education, its active and engaged student body, and its strong connection with the local community and the state of California. Recognized for its focus on sustainability and community involvement, students expand their possibilities through more than 340 academic offerings and co-curricular programs, and work closely with expert faculty to devise solutions for the unprecedented global challenges of the 21st century.

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March 2
Financial Aid Application Due

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