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California State University-Chico: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,412 $3,690 $4,008 $5,336 33.1%
Out-of-state $13,582 $13,860 $14,178 $16,496 16.3%
Books and supplies $1,314 $1,386 $1,656 $1,656 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,560 $9,022 $9,300 $9,996 7.5%
Other $2,700 $2,654 $2,900 $3,172 9.4%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,560 $8,876 $9,300 $9,996 7.5%
Other $2,700 $2,800 $2,900 $3,172 9.4%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,700 $2,800 $2,900 $3,172 9.4%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $15,986 $16,752 $17,864 $20,160 12.9%
Off Campus $15,986 $16,752 $17,864 $20,160 12.9%
Off Campus with Family $7,426 $7,876 $8,564 $10,164 18.7%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $26,156 $26,922 $28,034 $31,320 11.7%
Off Campus $26,156 $26,922 $28,034 $31,320 11.7%
Off Campus with Family $17,596 $18,046 $18,734 $21,324 13.8%

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Map of California State University-Chico

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 16,442 7,225 9,217
Percent admitted 80% 79% 81%
Percent admitted who enrolled 21% 23% 19%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2,449 89%
ACT 819 30%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 450 550
SAT Math 460 570
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 19 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 4/30/1954 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 7/1/1975 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 1/1/1991 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 12/1/1985 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/3/2003 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 10/3/2003 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1975 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1970 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 7/1/2009 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 4/1/1959 -   Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 4/1/1959 - 12/31/2006 Resigned