California State University-Chico

General Information

Website www.csuchico.edu
Address First and Normal Sts
City Chico
State CA
Zip 95929-0150
Locale City: Small

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 87%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 19.7%
Five-year graduation rate 51.0%
Six-year graduation rate 59.3%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 4.8%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Masters Large
Size: Number of Undergraduates 16,081
Endowment Assets $36,111,573
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Athletic Conference California Collegiate Athletic Assoc
Accrediting Agency Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
Net Price Calculator Website https://secure.csumentor.edu/FinAid/pais/
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 34%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.27
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 500 (25th - 75th percentile = 450 - 550)
Median SAT Math 515 (25th - 75th percentile = 460 - 570)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 21.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 19 - 24)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 71.6%
In-State Tuition and Fees $6,972
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $18,132
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $22,362
Average Net Price After Grants $11,781
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,358
Median earnings 10 years after entry $45,100
Median debt of completers $16,500
Federal Loan Default Rate 5.5%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 42.1%
% Underrepresented Minority 25.7%
% Black 1.9%
% Latino 23.2%
% Native American 0.6%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 5.7%
% White 52.1%
% Two or More Races 4.8%
% Other 11.5%
% Noresident Aliens 3.7%
% Female 52.0%
% Male 48.0%
% Age 25 and Over 12.1%
% Part-time 7.1%