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Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 530-898-6880

Graduate Studies

We would like to welcome and thank you for choosing or considering Chico State to pursue your Master’s degree.

We offer 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. Please visit our video below presented by current graduate students to see and hear for yourself about many of the opportunities that await you.

We believe that you, too, will love the Chico community and Chico State University.

Office of Graduate Studies


Fall 2016 Graduate Admissions

We are currently accepting applications for fall 2016 admissions. more..

Master's Commencement Ceremony, Thursday, May 19, 2016

Laxson Auditorium, CSU, Chico Campus

4:30 p.m. First Ceremony:

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management

7:30 p.m. Second Ceremony:

College of Business
College of Communication & Education
College of Humanities and Fine Arts
College of Natural Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies

For a list of graduate majors by college click here.
More commencement information here.