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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend Chico.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at Chico. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend Chico and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
Estimate your cost to attend Chico in a few simple steps.
Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at Chico.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at Chico – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at Chico and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at Chico finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at Chico.
Since its beginnings in 1887, California State University, Chico has provided generations of students with unique educational experiences built upon an inclusive learning community of faculty, staff, and students who live, work, and study within a residential Northern California setting. Today, CSU, Chico is a comprehensive university serving not only the local region, but also the state, the nation, and the world, through instruction, research, and public service.
There is a clear and remarkably widespread view that Chico State has a unique and much beloved character that enhances the experience of all members of the campus community. Known as the Chico Experience, it includes a wonderful college-town atmosphere, a friendly climate on the campus, a strong sense of community, distinctive and innovative programs, superior academic technologies, exceptional levels of student support, and the pride taken in contributions to the community and the environment. Over the years, Chico State has been particularly commended for its "remarkable commitment of the faculty, staff, and administration to student learning and student success."