Contact & Visit

Campus Visits Contact

Jeff Logsden
Public Contact Coordinator

Office of Admissions
400 West First S
Chico, CA 95929-0720



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Bell Memorial Union
Meriam Library
Trinity Commons
Humanities Gallery/University Gallery
Wildcat Recreation Center
Nettleton Stadium; on-campus housing facilities; athletic facilities; Wildcat Recreation Center; New Humanity and Fine Arts building Taylor II, which includes a new ceramic and glass blowing labs, as well as, a new Recording Arts Studio, which is top of the line in its technology.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Bidwell Mansion
Downtown Chico
Sierra Nevada Taproom and Restaurant
The Chico Museum
Gateway Science Museum
The Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) offers free or inexpensive recreational programs for about 40,000 participants annually. About 340 adult softball teams play in CARD leagues. Chico has more than 50 tennis courts, over a dozen racquetball courts, a bowling alley, a roller-skating rink, four golf courses, and six gymnasiums. Bicycle magazine named Chico "America's Best Bike Town" in 1997. Snow skiing is two hours away. Three recreational lakes are within a few hours' distance. Bidwell Park has barbecue pits, swimming pools, softball diamonds, a children's playground, and horseback and jogging trails. Bidwell Nature Center and Chico Creek Nature Center offer educational experiences for children and adults.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions
Not Available


Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Contact Coach Directly

Contact Email Address for Visit

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available


Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available


Types of Transportation Available to Campus
The closest international airport is located 90 miles south of Chico, in Sacramento. There are two shuttle services provided by two companies we recommend, as well as taxi services. Chico is served by the Greyhound bus line and Amtrak trains. United Express provides air service. Chico Municipal Airport is within 10 minutes of downtown. A municipal bus line, CATS, provides bus service throughout the community, and Butte County Transit provides service throughout Butte County. The Chico Clipper provides transportation for seniors and persons with disabilities.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Chico is 90 miles north of Sacramento, and is 174 miles northeast of San Francisco. http://www.csuchico.edu/directions/

Local Accommodations
This link provides visitors with all the lodging accommodations in the Chico area: http://web.chicochamber.com/Hotels-Motels


Applicants: 23,964
Acceptance Rate: 65%
Average HS GPA: 3.41



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