PROUD TO BE A COLLEGE TOWNOur picturesque campus is conveniently locatedright next to downtown Chico —rated aWhy Students Love It Here“Top-10 Best College Town” by Matador NetworkOur LocationMount Shasta2.5 hoursin 2017. Students enjoy Chico’s natural beautyand welcoming atmosphere, and most live withinwalking or biking distance of the University.BIKE-FRIENDLY CITYHIKING TRAILS GALOREAFFORDABLE COLLEGE DEGREEChico StateChico State has earned the distinction of being a“Best Bang for Your Buck” college based on thehigh academic standards and one of the lowestcosts of attendance of any college. We offer a fullrange of scholarships, grants, work-study, andSan Francisco3 hoursSacramento1.5 hoursloans from state and federal sources. 77% of ourstudents receive financial aid.90% of Chico State students live on campus orto be fully immersed in the college experience.Los Angeles8 hoursMost students choose to live in UniversityHousing their first year of college to ease theSan Diego10 hourstransition from living at home. It’s a wonderfulway to make life-long friends and it offers theconvenience of being right on campus. Check outthe benefits of being on campus Off-Campus Housing Connectionsrepresents property owners and propertymanagers who are currently providingoff-campus rental housing in the Chicocommunity and historically work alongside theUniversity to ensure student success with theiroff-campus housing experience. Chico State hasthe lowest off campus housing costs in the CSU.View off-campus housing options a virtual tour S LIVEON CAMPUSA HAVEN FOR FOODIESEMERGING TECH TOWNLake TahoeTREE CITY USA3 hours PROMINENT ARTS COMMUNITY249SUNNY DAYSA YEARLOW COST OF LIVINGwithin on or two miles of campus, making it easyWALK TOTOWNCAMPUSBORDERSDOWNTOWN CHICO

“A lot of corporaterecruiters looking forsalespeople will now onlyrecruit at a university thathas a recognized salesprogram like ours.”—Chico State College of BusinessCHOOSE DISTINCTIONWe AroeChicStatelecturer Bill McGowan.Ryan BrumfieldMajor: BusinessAdministrationCHOOSE AFFORDABILITYCHOOSE CHICO!Money magazine selected Chico State as one of its “100 BestColleges for your Money” after ranking more than 700 collegesacross the nation for educational quality, affordability, andalumni career earnings. The University not only placed in thetop 15 percent but led all 23 campuses in the CSU system whilealso ranking eighth in Money’s “50 Colleges That Add the MostValue” and 40th in its “50 Best Public Colleges” national lists.8“I knew that Chico Statehad the best ag eddepartment out there.”PERFORMANCESPACESMegan RiveraMajor: Agriculture Education4MUSEUMSON CAMPUS“The field keepsconstantly changing, soyou need to stay at thetop. Collaborating withmy professor on sourcecode projects helped medo that.”Konstantin RebrovMajor: Computer ScienceThe Arts and Humanities Building, a state-of-the-art, multidisciplinarylearning and teaching facility features 90,000 square feet ofconfigurable, smart classrooms and high-tech labs. The LEED-certifiedbuilding is as sustainable as it is visually stunning. Designed as anincubator for students’ creativity, it includes ceramics, glassblowing,and recording arts studios, multimedia-capable rehearsal spaces, threeart galleries, and an acoustically advanced recital hall.200 STUDENT-LED CLUBSAND ORGANIZATIONS“The exercisephysiology coursecaptured my heart,”she said. “I knew I wasin the right place,studying the rightmaterial, for the rightreasons.”Katie RosauerMajor: Exercise PhysiologyMEN’S SPORTSBaseballBasketballCross CountryGolfSoccerTrack & FieldChico State has 13 Division IImen’s and women’s athleticteams, boasting academicallystrong student-athletes as well asnational title winners.WOMEN’S SPORTSBasketballCross CountryGolfSoccerSoftballTrack & FieldVolleyball

How Do I Get In?We’re Proud To Be Rated ATop-10 Regional Public UniversityADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR 2021 (only)WHERE YOU’LL RECEIVE A QUALITY DEGREE IN:Advanced Manufacturing &Applied RoboticsBSAgricultureBS Agricultural Science &EducationEnglish English Education English Studies LiteratureBAMulticultural & GenderStudiesBA Multicultural & GenderStudies Women’s StudiesAnimal ScienceBSAnthropologyBAEnvironmental Sciences BS Applied Ecology Atmosphere & Climate Energy & EarthResources HydrologyArt Art Education Art History Art StudioBAExercise PhysiologyBSMusical TheatreFrenchBANatural SciencesBS Science EducationAgricultural Business BSArt BFA (Bachelor of FineArts) Art Studio Interior ArchitectureAsian StudiesBABiochemistryBSBiological SciencesBABiological SciencesBS Cellular & MolecularBiology Ecological, Evolutionary,& Organismal Biology Plant BiologyBusiness AdministrationBS Accounting Entrepreneurship& Small BusinessManagement Finance Human ResourceManagement Management Marketing Project ManagementBusiness InformationSystemsBS Business Analytics ManagementInformation Systems Operations & SupplyChain ManagementChemistryBA BSChild DevelopmentBACivil EngineeringBSCommunication Design BFACommunication Sciences& DisordersBSCommunication StudiesBA(*) Communication &Public Affairs OrganizationalCommunicationComputer Animation &Game DevelopmentBS Animation Production Game DevelopmentComputer Engineering BSComputer InformationSystemsBS (*)Computer ScienceBSConcrete IndustryManagementBS (*)Construction ManagementBSCriminal JusticeBAEconomicsBAElectrical & ElectronicEngineeringBSGeographyBA Human Geography &Planning Physical &EnvironmentalGeographyGeologyBSGeosciencesBS Physical ScienceEducation Science Education witha Concentration inGeosciencesGermanBAHealth ServicesAdministrationBSHistoryBA General History Pre-Credential SocialScienceHumanitiesBAInternational Relations BAIntersectional Chicanx/Latinx StudiesBAJournalismBA(*) News Public RelationsKinesiologyBA Movement Studies Coaching &Administration Fitness & Wellness Physical EducationTeacher EducationLatin American Studies BALiberal StudiesBA Bilingual/Cross-Cultural(Pre-Credential) General (Pre-Credential) General Online(Pre-Credential) Liberal Arts(Pre-Credential) Multiple SubjectsMathematicsBS Applied Mathematics FoundationalMathematics Education General Mathematics Mathematics Education Statistics Mathematics Education(Credential)Mechanical Engineering BSMechatronic EngineeringBSMedia arts Criticism ProductionBAMicrobiologyBS Clinical LaboratoryScience General Microbiology Options available in the major Patterns within the optionBased on 2020-2021 year, subject to change.Music General Music Music Education Music Industry Recording ArtsNursingBABFABSNutrition & Food Science BS Food & NutritionCommunication General Dietetics Nutrition ManagementPhilosophyBAPhysicsBS General Physics Professional PhysicsPlant & Soil ScienceBS Crops & Horticulture Land & Soil ResourceManagementPolitical Science U.S. Politics Legal StudiesBAPsychologyBAFRESHMEN For fall 2021 admittance, SAT or ACT scores will not be used todetermine eligibility. You must complete your A–G courses by the end of yoursenior year with a grade C or better. A “pass” or “credit” grade will be allowed forcoursework completed during the spring 2020 or summer 2020 term.You must also earn a qualifying academic GPA†: CA residents: 2.5 Non-residents: 3.0†Due to impaction, a higher GPA may be required for out-of-area students.TRANSFER A “pass” or “credit” grade will be allowed for coursework completedduring the spring 2020 or summer 2020 term. All other requirements areunchanged (please see below).ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR 2022 (and beyond)The basic considerations for regular admission are: Strength of your high school curriculum and academic performance Completion of the SAT or ACT examFRESHMEN1Apply at www2.calstate.eduFall: October 1–November 302Take an ACT and/or SAT by December of your senior year.Highest scores used to determine eligibility.3Complete these college preparatory requirements with C or betterby the end of your senior year.EnglishMathematicsHistory/Social SciencePublic Administration BAPublic HealthLaboratory ScienceBSRecreation, Hospitality, &Parks ManagementBS Event Management Parks & RecreationManagement Recreation Therapy Resort & LodgingManagementReligious StudiesBASpanish General Pre-CredentialBASocial ScienceBA MultidisciplinaryStudies MultidisciplinaryStudies Online Specialization Studies Specialization StudiesOnlineSocial WorkBASociology Sociology Sociology OnlineBATheatre ArtsBAPRE-PROFESSIONALPROGRAMS Pre-Dentistry Pre-Forensic Science Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Theology Pre-Veterinary(*) Majors that require a formal minorLanguage other than EnglishVisual & Performing ArtsElective41234YEARS TO COMPLETEEarn a qualifying eligibility index.*Index is calculated using 10th and 11th grade academicGPA and test scores.SAT index(GPA x 800) (SAT Math EBRW)ACT index(GPA x 200) (ACT Composite x 10)CSU minimum indexCA residents: SAT 2950; ACT 694Non resident: SAT 3570; ACT 864*Due to impaction, a higher index is required of out-of-area students.TRANSFERS1Apply at www2.calstate.eduFall: October 1–November 30 Spring: August 1–312Complete 60 transferable semester (90 quarter) units.Units must include 30 semester (45 quarter) units of general education with C or better “Golden Four” courses with C– or better:A1. Oral communicationA2. English compositionA3. Critical thinkingB4. College-level mathematicsTransfer units must be completed by the end of Spring term prior to entering in fall Fall term prior to entering in spring3Earn a qualifying GPA. Minimum 2.0 transferable GPA† Good academic standing at last institution attended†Due to impaction, a higher GPA may be required of out-of-area students.

Visit The SecondOldest CampusAND THE MOST BEAUTIFULVISIT CAMPUSBY ATTENDING ONE OF OUR SPECIAL EVENTSTo confirm dates, go l-events.shtmlTAKE A CAMPUS TOURYou’ll be met by one of our student ambassadors for a tour of our extraordinarycampus. Have your questions answered by an admissions counselor and tour thegrounds, buildings, residence halls, and Wildcat Recreation Center.Schedule your visit now:Online: 1.800.542.4426Email: [email protected]

Academic SupportYOU’LL NEVER HAVETO GO IT ALONE.Everyone at Chico State is invested in your success.ADVISING SUPPORTChico State uses a dual advising system: a generalacademic advisor will help with all your generaleducation (GE) planning, and a department advisorwill help navigate your major requirements.COLLEGE RETENTION SPECIALISTWe want our students to succeed in their collegegoals. We have specialists who keep an eye onyour progress and are there to step in when youneed it most.COACHING AND MENTORINGWe provide writing help, math tutoring,presentation practice, and workshops on testtaking. When you are ready to enter the workingworld, Career Center advisors will help you withyour résumé , cover letter, interviewing skills, andjob placement assistance.The WritingCenter offersFREE, one-on-onewriting supportfor ourstudents.Students candownloadOffice 365 forFREE on up tofive computersand devices.Stress reliefdogs are oncampus duringfinals week.“STUDY-ABROAD PROGRAMS RANKEDIN THE TOP THREE NATIONALLY.”— U.S. News & World Report30AVERAGECLASS SIZEWHAT SETS US APART The latest technologies in classrooms Research facilities provide state-of-theart interactive learning for studentsmajoring in STEM fields Internships with local, regional, andnational companies 800-acre farm and livestock teachingfacilities17,000APPROXIMATENUMBER OFSTUDENTS


in 2017. Students enjoy Chico’s natural beauty and welcoming atmosphere, and most live within walking or biking distance of the University. AFFORDABLE COLLEGE DEGREE Chico State has earned the distinction of being a “Best Bang for Your Buck” college based on the high academic standards and one of the lo