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Is Chico State a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$126,482 Avg Total Cost

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.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 25% National Quality
Fair Price

California State University - Chico is ranked #915 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

California State University - Chico is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  915 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  59.17 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $126,482 for a Chico State Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from Chico State will cost you about $126,482. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $27,084 and a typical 4.67 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$27,084
Average Years to Graduate4.67
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$126,482

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?

$73,949 In-State With Aid
$152,522 Avg Cost No Aid
4.67 Years to Graduate

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 GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$152,522#0F
All Students$126,482#915C+
Only Students Receiving Aid$111,188#779B-
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$115,284#F
All Students$89,244#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$73,949#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 74% of Chico State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Chico State financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

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.


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