In 2012, Chico State was designated, for the fifth time in six 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 ranked fifth among master’s level public universities in the western United States in the 2013 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” from U.S. News & World Report.
- For the fourth consecutive year, the Princeton Review included Chico State in its listing of “Best Business Schools” in 2011.
- State was named to The Princeton Review’s 2013 "Green Honor Roll," receiving the highest possible score.