Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Hours start June 2nd:
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Campus closed on Friday's during the summer

Phone: 530-898-6880
Fax: 530-898-3342

Graduate Studies

Welcome from the Dean 
Welcome to the Office of Graduate Studies at California State University, Chico!
California State University, Chico offers more than 25 graduate degree programs including many "hands-on" experiences through lab and fieldwork. Our mission is to provide quality post-baccalaureate programs, set and maintain high academic standards for graduate courses and degree programs, and serve the North State region.

Chico State is an excellent choice for graduate students who desire a quality educational experience and offers opportunities for students at all stages of their careers and for the next phase of their education. Outstanding faculty, sophisticated facilities, cutting edge technology and curriculum, extensive discovery and research opportunities, and personalized attention are just some of the wonderful resources and services available to Chico State graduate students. Explore and see for yourself the world of opportunities that awaits you, along with opportunities to work closely with our outstanding faculty and staff at Chico State.

The Office of Graduate Studies serves as the admissions and evaluations office for all graduate students on campus. Graduate Studies receives admissions applications and transcripts, enters graduate students' information in the student record system, coordinates distributions of application forms and information, and processes students' applications for graduation.

The Office of Graduate Studies, working in close collaboration with campus academic programs, is committed to providing quality service in a professional and efficient manner. We look forward to assisting you in achieving your academic goals for graduate study.

E.K. Park, PhD
Dean of Graduate Studies and VP for Research
CSU – Chico


Fall 2014 Graduate Application Deadlines

Most programs are closed for fall 2014 application submittals. more..

Fall 2014 New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Students orientation session is on Friday, August 22nd from 3:00-4:30pm in Colusa Hall. Light refreshments to be served. more information

CSUC Students Win First Prizes at the 28th Annual CSU Student Research Statewide Competition

Ten CSU-Chico students travel to CSU, East Bay on May 2 and 3 to participated in the competition and we came home with three first place winners.

First place winners are:

Mitchel Davidovitz, BA Music/Recording Arts:  “Window of Normalization:  A Musical and Photographic Exposition Created Solely with Sounds and Images Captured from Live Television” ( Faculty mentor: Dr. David Dvorin)

Audrey Denney, MS Agricultural  Education: "Perceptions of Agricultural Sustainability Held by California Secondary Agriculture Teachers" (Faculty mentor: Dr. Mollie Aschenbrener)

Katherine Moore, BS Agriculture: Animal Science: “Effects of Brewer’s Yeast on Growth, Feed Efficiency, and Carcass Traits of Angus-Influence Steers” (Faculty mentors: Dr. Kasey Deatley & Dr. Celina Phillip)

Congratulations for a job well done to our other student presenters: Bryan M. Ervin, Masaki Hamada, Chaz Kelley, Katlyn Perugini, Lindsey Rein, Martin Salgado, Catherine Yasuda.

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