California State University at ChicoSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Chico, California Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$7,806

Avg in-state tuition

$19,686

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About California State University at Chico

California State University at Chico is a large public university located on an urban campus in Chico, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,110, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 72%. The university offers 76 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 67%, and a student-faculty ratio of 24:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,806, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,686.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

72% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 72%

Retention Rate 84%

Graduation Rate 67%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1190

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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54%

Female Student Population

24:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

17k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

44%

Hispanic

34%

Unknown

5%

Two or more races

5%

Asian

5%

Black

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

43% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

44%

State Grant Aid

58%

Institution Grant Aid

39%

Pell Grant

43%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,133
State Grant Aid $2,652
Institution Grant Aid $5,601
Pell Grant Aid $4,811
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.