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California State University - Chico

United States
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California State University, Chico has been building a reputation for high-quality, high-value education for more than 130 years. Better known as Chico State, it is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that offers more than 100 degrees in undergraduate and graduate studies. Chico State is unique among the CSU system for their high graduation rates and beautiful campus, as well as their dedicated faculty and friendly community who offer a personal touch that really makes students feel at home.

Students take what they learn in the classroom and compete on the national stage, outperforming their peers and taking top honors in competitions in debate, sales, cybersecurity, Model United Nations, and more. The small class sizes and friendly, outgoing nature ensure students get to know their professors and classmates, forming lifelong friendships and a sense of connection wherever they go.

The award-winning faculty work side by side with students on projects like researching innovative cancer treatments, designing robotics, developing sustainable farming practices, and identifying solutions to homelessness.

Established in 1887 on the traditional lands of the Mechoopda people, the University campus rests in a fertile valley tract was rich with alluvial sediment from Chico Creek and other nearby rivers and streams descending from the Sierra-Cascade mountains. Chico State?s campus core has grown to 132 acres, which was designated as an arboretum in 1982. The campus also includes an 800-acre University Farm and 4,043 acres of ecological reserves. While much has changed since those early years, the University?s campus has remained a centerpiece of its attraction to students, staff, faculty, and visitors from near and far.
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Total average cost: $1767

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IELTS is accepted at California State University - Chico

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