California State University at Channel Islands

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Camarillo, CA

$6,802

Avg in-state tuition

$18,682

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About California State University at Channel Islands

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

California State University at Channel Islands is a medium-sized public university located on a suburban campus in Camarillo, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,446, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 79%. The university offers 30 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 22:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,802, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,682.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

79% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

83% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

55% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Recommended

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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7k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

22:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Hispanic

54%

White

26%

Asian

6%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Black

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

64%

Socio-economic diversity

54% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

54%

State Grant Aid

68%

Institution Grant Aid

50%

Pell Grant

54%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,285
State Grant Aid $2,409
Institution Grant Aid $5,441
Pell Grant Aid $4,643

Financial Outlook

$15k

Average student debt after graduation

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.