Chico State Admissions Statistics

What Does Chico State’s Incoming Class Look Like?

Use the admissions stats from California State University - Chico’s recent freshman class to see how you compare.

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Understanding Admissions Statistics

California State University - Chico’s Admission Statistics can help you to understand the likelihood of being accepted. Compare your SAT and ACT scores to previously accepted students. If your scores are lower than average, that may mean you should try to retake the exam or look at schools that better fit your scores. A college’s acceptance rates and selectivity are a good way to judge how difficult it is to be admitted.

Less selective schools mean you will have a good chance of being accepted.

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Selectivity (Fall 2020 ): Are You the Right Type of Student For This College?

Selectivity Less Selective
Acceptance Rate 72.3%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2020 )

Applicant Total 25,908
Accepted 18,740
Enrolled 2,561

Additional Questions to Ask

  • A college’s selectivity gives us an idea of how rigorous the studies are, and how competitive the students are. However, not all students thrive in a competitive atmosphere, even if their grades are good. Does this college have the best learning environment for you?

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Chico State Average SAT Scores: Are Yours in the Green or Better?

These ranges represent the 25th to 75th percentile of those accepted.

90.0% of accepted freshmen submitted SAT scores.

Old SAT Math (490 to 590)
200
800
Old SAT Critical Reading (500 to 600)
200
800
Old SAT Combined Math and Reading (990 to 1190)
400
1600
New SAT Combined Math and Reading (1070 to 1260)
400
1600

Chico State Average ACT Scores: Are You in the Green or Better?

These ranges represent the 25th to 75th percentile of those accepted.

28.0% of accepted freshmen submitted ACT scores.

ACT Math (17 to 24)
0
36
ACT English (16 to 23)
0
36
Composite ACT (18 to 24)
0
36

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