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California State University-Chico

Chico, California

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California State University-Chico

Public 4 Year

About California State University-Chico

California State University, Chico (also known as CSU Chico or Chico State), is the second oldest campus in the 23-campus California State University system. It is located in Chico, California, about 90 miles (140 km) north of Sacramento. As of the Fall 2018 semester, the university had a total enrollment of 17,448 students. The university offers 126 types of bachelor's degrees, 35 types of master's degrees, and four types of teaching credentials. The university does not confer doctoral degrees.


Located in Chico, California.

First and Normal Sts, Chico, CA, 95929-0150, Butte County

California State University-Chico Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#459 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in California

#41 of 703

2022 Best Public Colleges in California

#16 of 188

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at California State University-Chico is Business Management followed by Social Sciences, Medical, Parks & Recreation and Psychology.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from California State University-Chico within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni