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California State University - Chico Admissions

Cal State Chico admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 65%. Students that get into Cal State Chico have an average SAT score between 880-1100 or an average ACT score of 19-24. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal State Chico is November 30.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
65%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
23,591
SAT Range
880-1100
SAT Reading
440-550
SAT Math
440-550
Students Submitting SAT
88%
ACT Range
19-24
ACT English
17-24
ACT Math
18-24
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
43%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$55
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
64%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.80 responses
Poll
66%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.80 responses
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