California State University-Chico

Chico, California

Score

76

CA Relative Cost

Top Reasons to Choose California State University-Chico Online

  1. California State University-Chico is ranked the #3 Best Online College in California!
  2. California State University-Chico is ranked the #7 Most Affordable Online College in California!
  3. California State University-Chico is ranked the #3 Best Value Online College in California!
  4. CSU-Chico is a Top-10 regional public university, and a Hispanic Serving Institution.
  5. It offers five BA degrees, one MS, and one Certificate online.
  6. The university provides professional development classes, and opportunities for lifelong learning (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute). Elder College allows people 60 and older to take non-credit classes with the permission of the instructor.
  7. Open University, both online and on-campus, allows students to take individual courses for credit, without formal admission to the university.
  8. CSU-Chico participates in CSU Fully Online, which allows students to enroll in one fully online course per term offered by another CSU campus.

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Overview

Key FactsAnswers
Total Enrollment17,110 (3% fully online)
Public or PrivatePublic
USDE Special Government StatusHispanic-Serving Institution
Number of Online Programs9
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$7,806 per year
Accreditation TypeRegional
AccreditationWASC Senior College and University Commission
Established1887
Athletic AffiliationNCAA Division II
Religious AffiliationNone
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Tuition

Tuition TypeCost
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$7,806
Average In-State Graduate Tuition$7,176
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships76%
Tution Guarantee No
Pre-paid Tuition Plan No
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Average Amount of Aid$8,851
Net Cost by Income
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Student Body

Key FactAnswer
Fully Online Students3%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio24:1
First-Year Student Retention Rate84%
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships76%
Percentage of Students of Color57%
Percentage of Non-Resident Alien Students3%
Graduation Rate67%
Students With Registered Disabilities5%
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Online Bachelor’s Degrees

Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BA - Liberal Studies17 courses17 courses
BA - Religious Studies344-5 years
BA - Social Science: Multidisciplinary Studies Option36-424-5 years
BA - Social Science: Specialization Studies Option454-5 years
BA - Social Work704-5 years
BA - Sociology404-5 years

Online Master’s Degrees

Nursing & Healthcare
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MS - Nursing: Nurse Educator302-3 years
MS - Nursing: Nursing Leadership302-3 years

Online Certificates

Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Career and Life Planning Certificate3 courses3 courses

Contact Information

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