Rank: 174

California State University-Chico

Median SAT/ACT
990/22
Enrollment
17,042
California State University, Chico traces its history to 1887, when a benefactor donated an eight-acre cherry orchard for the establishment of a school. Today its campus covers 119 acres, and the university also manages more than 1,000 acres of farm and range land, and 2,330 acres of ecological reserves. The school's eco-friendly spirit has put it in the national spotlight....
READ MORE
costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$29,100
% of students who get any grants
63%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$14,700
Average price for low-income students
$8,700
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
78%
% of need met
70%
% of students who get merit* grants
N/A
Average merit grant
N/A
student success
Graduation rate
64%
Average time to a degree
4.8 years
Average student debt
$14,500
Average salary within 5 years
$49,400
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
32%
admissions
Acceptance rate
63%
Median SAT/ACT Score
990/22
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
30-Nov

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

I've had my run-ins with a few professors that I was not quite on the same page with, but for the most part, I have been very thankful for the professors that I have had the opportunity to take a class with. Most professors have a well planned syllabus and...
READ MORE
This campus and its departments provide highly beneficial opportunities to students looking for jobs/internships such as career fairs and updated lists of opportunities available to students. I will be elated when I receive a degree from this university and can call myself an alumni with a degree from here....
READ MORE
As a freshman, I did not entirely enjoy my experience but it was mainly my fault because I chose to live off campus my first year which took away the experiences of making new friends and having easier access to exploring on campus activities. Though, that pushed me to explore...
READ MORE

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

MONEY may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.

Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: http://www.djindexes.com/mdsidx/html/tandc/indexestandcs.html. S&P Index data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions