In 2013, Chico State was designated, for the sixth time in seven years, a member of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, highlighting civic engagement activities. More Best of Chico State
Planning & Goals
- To view more information on the Chico State Community, the Chico State Experience, and the characteristics of the University check out our College Portrait.
- Chico State was founded in 1887, making it the second oldest CSU campus in the state.
- 53% of Chico students are female; 47% male.
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- Chico State received the best score possible on the U.S. Department of Education's College Scoreboard.
- The University has been rated a top-10 regional public university in the West by U.S. News and World Report since 1998, when the rankings began.
- Chico State was named to The Princeton Review’s 2014 "Green Honor Roll," receiving the highest possible score.