California State University - Channel Islands

California State University - Channel Islands Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is California State University - Channel Islands Ranked?

2022 Rankings

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California State University - Channel Islands was awarded 168 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is registered nursing.

Overall Quality

CSUCI is ranked #693 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when CSUCI held the #737 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 203 colleges in California, CSUCI is ranked at #106.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CSUCI?

Acceptance Rate

California State University - Channel Islands has an acceptance rate of 79%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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California State University - Channel Islands Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At California State University - Channel Islands, the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 52%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  52 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 83%. 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  83 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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California State University - Channel Islands Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,947 undergraduates at CSUCI with 5,631 being full-time and 1,316 being part-time.

How Much Does California State University - Channel Islands Cost?

The overall average net price of CSUCI is $13,558. 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 +
$10,131 $11,497 $15,108 $18,919 $21,909

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CSUCI, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $5,715 a year. That adds up to $22,860 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CSUCI is 2.1%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CSUCI make around $49,800 per year during the early years of their employment. 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

California State University - Channel Islands is a public institution situated in Camarillo, California. Camarillo is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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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, 2,069 received undergraduate degrees and 85 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 327 $29,237
Business Administration & Management 302 $43,622
Health Sciences & Services 243 $28,960
General Biology 129 $36,848
Liberal Arts General Studies 126 $29,322
Sociology 124 $34,814
Communication & Media Studies 122 $35,751
Nursing 92 $91,152
Fine & Studio Arts 91 $27,222
Natural Resources Conservation 64 NA

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Online Learning at CSUCI

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 7,416 students took at least one online class at California State University - Channel Islands. This is an increase from the 3,287 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 7,416 7,247
2018-2019 3,287 227
2017-2018 2,672 71
2016-2017 2,033 34
2015-2016 1,495 36

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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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