Apply to California State University-Chico

The acceptance rate of California State University-Chico is 72.3%. Total 25,908 students have applied to and 18,740 have accepted to admit. Eventually, 2,561 students enrolled in California State University-Chico (Admission Yield: 13.7%). The average SAT score is 1,090 and the average ACT score is 21. The application fee for undergraduate programs is $55 and graduate school application fee is $55 at California State University-Chico.

  • Acceptance Rate: 72.3%
  • Yield: 13.7%
  • SAT Score: 1,090

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Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 25,908 students have applied to California State University-Chico. By gender, 11,265 male and 14,643 female students have applied to the school. Among them, 18,740 (7,527 male and 11,213 female) students have accepted and 2,561(1,116 male and 1,445 female) have enrolled into California State University-Chico for academic year 2019-2020. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate at California State University-Chico.
2019-2020 Admission Stats at California State University-Chico
Acceptance Rate 72.33% 66.82% 76.58%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 13.67% 14.83% 12.89%

SAT/ACT Scores

At California State University-Chico, 2,305 applicants (90% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 716 applicants (28%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,190 and 25th percentile score is 990. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 71 and 25th percentile score is 51. The SAT and ACT scores are required to submit when applying to California State University-Chico. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at California State University-Chico.
2019-2020 Submitted SAT and ACT Scores at California State University-Chico
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500600
SAT Math490590
ACT Composite1824
ACT Math1724
ACT English1623

Offered Degrees at California State University-Chico

California State University-Chico offers 2 degree/certificate programs - Bachelor's, Master's. Below table summarizes the offered degrees at California State University-Chico.
Offered Degrees at California State University-Chico
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

Accepted Credits at California State University-Chico

California State University-Chico accepts Dual Credit, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits, Credit for military training, . Below table summarizes the accepted credits at California State University-Chico.
Accepted Credits at California State University-Chico
Credit TypeAccepted
Dual Credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Credit for military training

Application Checklist

For applying to California State University-Chico, 4 items are required to submit. Next list shows the application requirement for California State University-Chico.

High School GPA


High School Record (or Transcript)


Completion of College Preparatory Program


Admission Test Scores


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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020