California State University – Channel Islands: Ranking & Review

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Camarillo Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 848 3001
Top 18%

California State University - Channel Islands Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate78%73%81%
Enrolled undergraduates955319636
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,4552,7064,749

2,033 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

34 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

California State University - Channel Islands Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $28,621 $40,501
Off-campus $26,241 $38,121
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,660 and other expenses per full academic year.

California State University - Channel Islands provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,665 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $5,742 $17,622
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,075 $1,075
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $396
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,176 $16,680
Fees for full-time graduates $1,075 $1,075
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $396

Programs and Degrees

Psychology 305 305
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 227 26 253
Social Sciences 183 183
Health Professions and Related Programs 156 156
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 149 149
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 97 46 143
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 107 107
Visual and Performing Arts 95 95
Education 62 26 88
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 49 7 56
English Language and Literature & Letters 48 48
History 36 36
Physical Sciences 30 30
Natural Resources and Conservation 30 30
Mathematics and Statistics 13 5 18
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14 14
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6 6
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 1 1
Grand Total1,6081101,718

A total of 1,608 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California State University - Channel Islands.

At the master's level 110 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate59%57%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 62%

General info

Alternative namesCSU-CI
CSU Channel Islands
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementPlacing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and international perspectives.
Colorsred, silver
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff823
Instructional FTE283
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressOne University Dr
Camarillo, California, 93012
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000

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