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California State University-Chico Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
63.4%
Admission Difficulty for California State University Chico
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into California State University-Chico? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 14,441 out of 22,760 applicants or 63% were admitted making California State University-Chico a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
970-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
88%
SAT Scores for California State University Chico
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for California State University Chico
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to California State University Chico?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1075 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

California State University Chico admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >74%
1075 to 1180 Avg + 63%-74%
970 to 1075 Avg - 50%-63%
865 to 970 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 865 Low <37%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-24
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
ACT Scores for California State University Chico
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for California State University Chico
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into California State University-Chico?

Admission data indicates that California State University-Chico regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to California State University Chico.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

California State University Chico admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >76%
21 to 24 Avg + 63%-76%
19 to 21 Avg - 53%-63%
17 to 19 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 17 Low <42%

Estimated GPA Requirements

California State University Chico has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

California State University Chico admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 13,068 9,692 22,760
Accepted 8,640 5,801 14,441
Acceptance Rate 66% 60% 63%
Enrolled 1,535 1,164 2,699
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 20% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to California State University Chico and what considerations affect admission decisions?

California State University Chico Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at California State University Chico
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110538 IPEDS survey data for California State University Chico.



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