California State University, Chico (Chico State)

Chico, CA

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California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline November 30
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 31
SAT II Scores Due January 31
Priority Application Due October 1
College Will Notify March 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 6,818 8,435 15,253
Accepted 4,854 6,431 11,285
Acceptance Rate 71% 76% 73%
Enrolled 1,117 1,312 2,429

Chico State Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.28 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(35% of Students Admitted to California State University, Chico Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 18 to 24
  • Math 18 to 25
  • Composite 19 to 24
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 25 24
Bottom 25th Percentile 18 18 19

California State University, Chico Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Not Considered
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL     Not Considered

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 1
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
Math 3 3
Science 2 2
Social Studies 2 2
Lab 2 2
Other 1 1
Electives 1 1

California State University, Chico Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 15,779 (92%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,334 (7%)

California State University, Chico Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 60)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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