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Chico State Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Who is the typical student at Chico State? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. See how California State University - Chico fared in our <nil> diversity report.

Chico State Student Population

16,746 Total Students
14,228 Undergraduates
751 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend California State University - Chico?

Chico State total enrollment is approximately 16,746 students. 14,228 are undergraduates and 751 are graduate students.

Chico State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Chico State undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Chico State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,117
Hispanic 5,164
Asian 781
Multi-Ethnic 776
Unknown 540
Black or African American 401
International 350
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 36

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Chico State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 74% of full-time grad students are women, and 26% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Chico State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 391
Hispanic 195
Unknown 40
International 40
Asian 33
Multi-Ethnic 32
Black or African American 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Chico State Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 7,319
Hispanic 5,864
Asian 911
Multi-Ethnic 904
Unknown 726
Black or African American 468
International 430
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 39

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - Chico Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,481
Asian 109
Black or African American 36
Multi-Ethnic 36
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Chico State.

Chico State Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 9,250 female students and 7,496 male students at Chico State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Chico State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.55 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Chico State faculty.

There are approximately 1,074 female teachers and 925 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.06% Out of State
0.76% Out of the Country

Chico State ranks 1,713 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.06% of Chico State students come from out of state, and 0.76% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  21 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 2,712
Arizona 5
Texas 3
Washington 3
Hawaii 3

International Students at Chico State

Students from 50 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, India, and China.

Learn more about international students at Chico State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
56.75% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  71.69 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Chico State, 56.75% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 5,203
18-19 4,941
22-24 4,493
25-29 1,701
35 and over 759
30-34 554
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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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