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How Well Is Chadron State College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Chadron State College was awarded 20 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Chadron State College as #1,205 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 19 colleges in Nebraska, Chadron State College is ranked at #15.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Chadron State College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Chadron State College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Chadron State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Chadron State College, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 Chadron State College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Chadron State College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Chadron State College is 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 19% for first-time, full-time students at Chadron State College, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  19 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Chadron State College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,923 undergraduates at Chadron State College with 1,443 being full-time and 480 being part-time.

Chadron State College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Chadron State College is 74.92 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  74.92 out of 100
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How Much Does Chadron State College Cost?

The overall average net price of Chadron State College is $14,234. 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 Chadron State College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,364 $13,092 $14,627 $16,386 $17,098

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 Chadron State College, 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 Chadron State College, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $5,181 a year. That adds up to $20,724 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Chadron State College is 7.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Chadron State College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Chadron State College make about $38,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Chadron State College

Located in Chadron, Nebraska, Chadron State College is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Chadron draws many to the area.

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Contact details for Chadron State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Main St, Chadron, NE 69337-2690
Phone: 308-432-6000

Chadron State College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 29 majors graduated from Chadron State College. Of these students, 415 received undergraduate degrees and 160 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
Business Administration & Management 97 $34,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 58 $35,800
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 34 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 30 $38,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 28 $28,100
Plant Sciences 22 $30,000
General Psychology 19 NA
Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 18 $29,500
Interdisciplinary Studies 18 NA
General Biology 15 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Chadron State College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Chadron State College

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 2017-2018, 1,815 students took at least one online class at Chadron State College. This is a decrease from the 1,986 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,815 1,114
2016-2017 1,986 1,241
2015-2016 2,165 1,408
2014-2015 2,168 1,355
2013-2014 2,274 1,276

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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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