B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B+
California State University - Channel Islands is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
One University Dr
Camarillo, CA 93012
Website

Admissions

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Test Scores and GPA for California State University - Channel Islands

Cost

Net Price
$12,423/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,509/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,522/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,209/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,404/ year
  • $110k+
    $22,375/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.64 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.62 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.61 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,807Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 48 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    67%
  • Study-based and usually commutes
    19%
  • Helpful
    13%
  • Quiet
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
60%
of students say they don't have Greek life.65 responses
Poll
75%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.75 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 55 responses
Report
  • Great
    24%
  • Student oriented.
    24%
  • Laid-back yet professional.
    15%
  • Small
    15%
  • Excellent!
    9%
  • Rural
    7%
  • Amazing !!
    4%

After California State University - Channel Islands

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.51 responses
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California State University - Channel Islands Reviews

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Channel Islands is such a great college.Students and faculty are very friendly here and are willing to help you in any way possible. The food here is great thanks to our brand new addition to the cafeteria. Since I am a freshman, I had the opportunity to be able to live in the brand new dorms. I have met so many new people here at CI and have gotten along with everyone I have met. Some of the reasons I absolutely love CI is because you're always safe. Whether it be early in the morning or late at night you are safe because our security and police are amazing. We have a police station on campus which makes me feel safe no matter what time is it. Also, our school is very quiet and we aren't a party school unlike most colleges. We have block parties every now and then but nothing ever happens. Everyone gets along very well. My experience here has been nothing but great and I can't wait to see how the next four years of college will be like!
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I am a 2nd year at CSUCI and this school is pretty much home for me. The staff, and students are some the the nicest people I have met. It is a campus that runs at a slower pace in a way that makes me appreciate everyday that I am here. I have made many friends and even joined some clubs this year. It is truly beautiful, close to the beach and lots of agriculture. Did I mention that it has paranormal activity too? Because it definitely does. However, even though this school is one the younger campuses of the CSU's it is just lovely and super family orientated. It is very peaceful and the scenery personally helps me when I do get stressed out. I wouldn't have wanted to end up any else!
When I was first accepted into California State University, Channel Islands it was not my first choice school what so ever. As my freshman year of college was rapidly approaching I decided to attend CSUCI with full intentions to transfer after two years. Now going into my sophomore year I couldn't be happier with my choice. Small class sizes, a beautiful campus, and an extremely helpful student body makes this an amazing college. I have no regrets with choosing CSUCI and I'm excited to continue my education as a Channel Island's Dolphin!