Student Consumer Information

Federal regulations require all campuses to provide specified information to prospective and current students, staff and the general public. Listed below are those items that must be available for review per federal regulation.

The federal Higher Education Act, the federal Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), and regulatory guidance provided in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) require direct individual notices of prescribed information to certain target audiences including prospective students; currently enrolled students; current employees; parents, coaches and counselors of prospective student athletes; and the general public. Disclosures are to include crime/security statistics, student completion/graduation rates, FERPA privacy/security rights, financial aid program information, and gender-specific information on athletic participation and financial support.

General Information

About CSU Chico

Chico Facts

CSU System Policies and Regulations at CSU Chico

Accreditation: CSU Chico is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). WASC is the official accrediting body for institutions of higher learning in the west.

Information on Academic Programs: Details about academic programs offered at CSU Chico can be found in the University Catalog and also at the following links:

Degree programs offered at CSU Chico

Student Information

Cost of AttendanceStudent Financial Services indicates cost of mandatory fees, tuition and other user fees.

Other anticipated expenses such as living costs and books are on the Financial Aid website under estimated expenses

On campus housing costs are listed under University Housing.

Accessibility Resource Center May be contacted regarding special facilities and services available to disabled students.

Financial Aid: For Financial Aid information, please contact the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at (530) 898-6451, Student Services Center 250.

Study Abroad and Financial Aid: For students interested in studying overseas, please contact Study Abroad at (530) 898-5415. Find information on financial aid for study abroad.

Tuition Refund Policy

Requirements for Official Withdrawal from School

Requirements for Return of Financial Aid by Withdrawn Students

Clery Disclosure Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act: Details campus crime statistics as mandated by federal regulation.

Completion/Graduation Rates for the Student Right-to-Know Act

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act requires co-educational institutions of postsecondary education that participate in a Title IV, federal student financial assistance program, and have an intercollegiate athletic program, to prepare an annual report to the Department of Education on athletic participation, staffing, and revenues and expenses, by men's and women's teams.

Privacy Rights of Students in Education Records (FERPA) For the complete federal policy, please refer to