California State University, Chico


Whether you have heard about our nationally recognized academic programs, or are drawn to the sunshine state, we are glad you are interested in California State University, Chico. With over 70 degree programs in seven colleges ranging from Agriculture to the Humanities and Fine Arts you are sure to find a major that suits your passions and interests.

Outside of the classroom you will find time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Northern California with its many mountains, lakes, rivers and other natural wonders.

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Agricultural Business   BS    
Agriculture - Science and Education, Animal Science, Crops, Horticulture, and Land Resource   BS    
Animal Sciences   BS    
Anthropology   BA    
Art (Bachelor Fine Arts) - Art Studio   BA    
Art - Education, History, or Studio   BA    
Asian Studies   BA    
Biochemistry   BS    
Biological Sciences   BA, BS    
Business Administration - Accounting, Finance, Human Resource, Management, Marketing   BS    
Business Information Systems- Accounting Info, Managment Info or Supply Chain Management Systems   BS    
Chemistry   BA, BS    
Child Development   BA    
Civil Engineering, General   BS    
Communication Design - Graphic Design, Mass Communication Design, Media Arts   BA    
Communication Sciences and Disorders   BA    
Communication Studies - Communication and Public Affairs, Organizational Communication   BA    
Computer Animation and Game Development   BS    
Computer Animation and Game Development - Game Development, Animation Production   BS    
Computer Engineering, General   BS    
Computer Information Systems   BS    
Computer Science - Computer Graphics Programming, General Computer Science, Math/Science, Systems   BS    
Concrete Industry Management   BS    
Construction Management   BS    
Criminal Justice   BA    
Economics - Environmental, General, International   BA    
Electrical/Electronics Engineering   BS    
English - English Education, English Studies, Literature   BA    
Environmental Science - Applied Ecology, Atmospheric Science, Earth Resource Science, Environmental Chemistry, Hydrologic Science   BS    
Exercise Physiology   BS    
French   BA    
Geography - Human Geography and Planning, Physical and Environmental Geography   BA    
Geology   BS    
GeoSciences - Physical Science Education, Science Education with a Concentration in Geoscience   BS    
German   BA    
Health Science - Gerontology, Health Education, Health Services Administration   BS    
History - General, Pre-credential in Social Science/History   BA    
Humanities   BA    
International Relations   BS    
Journalism - News-Editorial, Public Relations   BA    
Kinesiology - Movement Studies   BA    
Latin American Studies   BA    
Liberal Studies - Bilingual/Cross-Cultural BCLAD, General pre-credential CLAD, non-credential   BA    
Mathematics - Applied Math, General Math, Math Education, Statistics   BS    
Mechanical Engineering   BS    
Mechatronic Engineering   BS    
Media Arts option within Communication Design   BA    
Microbiology - Clinical Laboratory Sciences, General Microbiology   BS    
Multicultural and Gender Studies   BA    
Music - General, Music Education, Music Industry, Recording Arts   BA    
Musical Theatre   BA    
Natural Sciences   BA    
Nutrition and Food Science - Foodservice Administration, General Dietetics, Food and Nutrition Communication   BS    
Philosophy   BA    
Physics - Applied Physics, General Physics   BS    
Political Science - General, Legal Studies (Alternative Dispute Resolution, Law and the Environment, Law and Social Interests, Law and Theory)   BA    
Psychology, General   BA    
Public Administration   BA    
Recreation Administration-Community/Commercial Recreation and Tourism, Parks and Natural Resources Management, Resort and Lodging Management, Special Events and Tourism, Therapeutic Recreation   BS    
Religion/Religious Studies   BA    
Social Sciences-Breadth Pattern, Depth Pattern   BA    
Social Work   BA    
Sociology   BA    
Spanish   BA    
Sustainable Manufacturing   BS    
Theatre Arts   BA    

Enrollment Information

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Fall Semester.......October 1-November 30

Spring Semester.......August 1-31

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Contact Information

Office of Admissions
CSU, Chico
400 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0722
(800) 542-4426
Fax (530) 898-6456

Student Financial Services
(530) 898-5936

Testing Office
(530) 898-6218 

University Housing


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