California State University - Channel Islands (CI)
One University Dr, Camarillo, CA
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- FAFSA School Code: 039803
- Phone: (805) 437-8400
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- Phone: (805) 437-8500
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California State University - Channel Islands is a public school that has a large selection of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in Camarillo, California, in a predominately rural area. Around three thousand students enroll at California State University - Channel Islands per year.
Students may select from many areas of study, including:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
- Communications And Journalism
- Visual And Performing Arts
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken in order to be able to apply to CI. Scores within the range of 16 - 22 on the ACT or 870 - 1080 on the SAT are needed to increase your chances for acceptance. CI admits around 60 percent of applicants yearly. Of those applicants admitted, nearly 16 percent of students registered for enrollment. More information on admissions can be found at csuci.edu.
The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay around $6,900 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $19,000 annually. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is about $9,500. Students attending CI may qualify for aid which is generally grants and loans.
Students may visit the school's http://www.csuci.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates CI accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to California State University - Channel Islands.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Recommended
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||14 - 21|
|ACT ® Math||16 - 23|
|ACT ® Composite Score||16 - 22|
Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into CI
We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting accepted into California State University - Channel Islands.
|Granted Admissions||3,304 (58%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||527 (16%)|
Total enrollment at California State University - Channel Islands is around 3,800 students, with undergraduate students making up about 94% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $55 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range estimates:
- State Residents: $5,500-$6,600
- Out-of-State: $17,000-$20,560
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||65%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||47%||$8,619|
|Receiving Student Loans||47%||$5,437|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 3%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, California State University - Channel Islands may offer services to students like:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
The overall graduation rate of California State University - Channel Islands is around 54%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||26%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||20%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||7%|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by California State University - Channel Islands by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
- Business Administration (B, M)
- Psychology (B)
Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Liberal Arts (B)
Communications and Journalism
- Communications (B)
Visual and Performing Arts
- Art Studies (B)
- Visual and Performing Arts (B)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Biology (B)
- Biotechnology (M)
English Language and Literature
- English (B)
- History (B)
Health and Clinical Professions
- Nursing (B)
Computer and Information Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Foreign Languages and Literature
- Spanish Language and Literature (B)
Mathematics and Statistics
- Math (B, M)
- Education (B, M)
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
- Chicano Studies
Other 4-Year Public Colleges Nearby
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- California State University - Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA (49 miles away)
- California State University - Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA (50 miles away)
- California State University - Fullerton in Fullerton, CA (69 miles away)
- California State University - Bakersfield in Bakersfield, CA (82 miles away)
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