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Want the scoop on California State University - Channel Islands? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors CSUCI offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is California State University - Channel Islands Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

California State University - Channel Islands was awarded 34 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is psychology.

Overall Quality

CSUCI landed the #737 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 116 colleges in California, CSUCI is ranked at #61.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CSUCI?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at California State University - Channel Islands is 78%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that CSUCI is a good fit for you.

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California State University - Channel Islands Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at California State University - Channel Islands is 23 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at California State University - Channel Islands is 54%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  54 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at California State University - Channel Islands

Freshmen Retention Rate

California State University - Channel Islands has a freshmen retention rate of 79%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at CSUCI is 24%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at CSUCI

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,120 undergraduates at CSUCI with 5,975 being full-time and 1,145 being part-time.

CSUCI Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

CSUCI scored 43.64 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  43.64 out of 100
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How Much Does California State University - Channel Islands Cost?

The overall average net price of CSUCI is $16,226. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CSUCI

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$12,545 $13,805 $17,572 $22,051 $24,798

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CSUCI, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CSUCI, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,688 a year. That adds up to $22,752 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CSUCI is 3.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do CSUCI Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from CSUCI with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $49,800 in their early years. This is good news for future CSUCI graduates since it is 25% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of California State University - Channel Islands

Located in Camarillo, California, California State University - Channel Islands is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Camarillo makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of California State University - Channel Islands

Contact details for CSUCI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Dr, Camarillo, CA 93012
Phone: 805-437-8400
Website: www.csuci.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CSUChannelIslands
Twitter: https://twitter.com/csu_ci

California State University - Channel Islands Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 28 majors graduated from California State University - Channel Islands. Of these students, 2,017 received undergraduate degrees and 80 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 344 $28,300
Business Administration & Management 303 $37,400
Health Sciences & Services 165 NA
Communication & Media Studies 164 $31,600
General Biology 152 $29,500
Sociology 123 $33,800
Liberal Arts General Studies 98 $22,900
Nursing 95 $86,300
Fine & Studio Arts 70 $26,600
Other Education 66 $27,900

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Online Learning at CSUCI

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 2,672 students took at least one online class at California State University - Channel Islands. This is an increase from the 2,033 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,672 71
2016-2017 2,033 34
2015-2016 1,495 36
2014-2015 1,302 28
2013-2014 851 22

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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