Is Chico State a Good School for the Money?
California State University - Chico Value Report
Is a Chico State degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.
Within California, Chico State Offers Average Quality for a Good Price.
California State University - Chico is ranked #57 out of #116 in California for quality and #17 out of #90 for California value.
This makes it average quality for a good price in the state.
Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Chico State financial aid page to be sure.
Above Average Value Nationwide
California State University - Chico is ranked #523 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
California State University - Chico is priced well for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a good price recognition from College Factual's analysis.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|College of Saint Mary||$99,658||A|
|Dunwoody College of Technology||$126,180||B+|
|California State University - Chico||$133,952||B-|
|Queens University of Charlotte||$137,759||C+|
|University of St Francis||$143,165||C-|
|Pennsylvania State University - Greater Allegheny||$144,739||C-|
|University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth||$164,240||D-|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $133,952 for a Chico State Degree
The average Chico State student's degree will cost an estimated $133,952. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $28,440 and a typical 4.71 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$28,440|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.71|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$133,952|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Chico State cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Chico State.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$159,999||#223||A-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$118,654||#452||B|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$122,432||#15||A-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$81,087||#19||B+|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.
About 76% of Chico State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Chico State financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.