Achieving Excellence
at California State University, Chico

Overall University Excellence

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Regional and Continuing Education

Continuing Education received a $1 million endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation for scholarships for re-entry students. The Osher Foundation has contributed $150,000 for scholarships in the last three years.

Recruitment and Placements

CSU, Chico maintains one of the strongest and most respected on-campus corporate recruiting programs on the West Coast. In a 2009–2010 survey of employers, recruiters rate 90 percent of Chico students outstanding or above average compared to other universities. Some of the prestigious corporations that have hired CSU, Chico graduates are

  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chevron Corporation
  • E & J Gallo Winery
  • PG&E
  • Foster Farms
  • SAP
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Federated Insurance
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • Bose
  • Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream
  • Frito-Lay
  • Kraft Foods, Inc.
  • Goodrich Aerostructures
  • Franklin Templeton
  • Ernst & Young
  • Buckle

More than 200 employers and school districts attended on-campus recruiting events in the 2009–2010 school year.

In a spring 2010 survey of 220 students following their advising appointment at the Chico State Career Center, 98 percent of students rated the overall service of the Career Center as either “excellent” or “good,” 99 percent were either “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with the quality of information they received, and 100 percent were either “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their advisor’s friendliness.


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For Additional Information

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Admissions Office