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Chico State


At Chico State, our expert faculty work closely with undergraduate and graduate students to create innovative solutions to issues big and small, focusing on practical application with global impact. Confident, capable, and connected, Chico State Wildcats graduate ready to do and dare in their careers and lives.

7 Colleges, One University

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A Support System From Day One

Our outstanding faculty create close partnerships with their students, fostering their talents and recognizing them as individuals. Undergraduate students work directly with professors on cutting-edge discoveries through programs like our Summer Research Institutes and Chico STEM Connections Collaborative.

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Earn Your Degree Online

We know work or life circumstances can make attending in-person classes a challenge. Chico State's accredited online degree programs provide the same high-quality academics and support, with the flexibility of live or asynchronous classes wherever you may be. Explore Online Programs

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Do and Dare at Chico State

Each day, class, professor, connection, and activity—every act of "doing" at Chico State—is an opportunity to truly experience the life you want to live, to build on it, and to dream bigger for a better tomorrow.

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Top 5

in the U.S. for study abroad students

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Using Our Talents for the Greater Good

The campus culture at Chico State encourages students to get involved in the issues that are most important to them. Wildcats graduate socially conscious, intellectually curious, and ready to make an impact and drive positive change in their industries and communities.

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Call us Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., to talk directly to an admissions expert. No automated voice messages—we promise!

Office of Admissions:
530-898-6322  |