California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico is a member university of AG IDEA, an alliance of public land grant universities that collaborate to offering online educational experiences. Through AG IDEA, you can select California State University, Chico as your home university and take courses online from universities across the United States.

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California State University, Chico offers a master's degree in agricultural education through AG IDEA. Taken entirely online, this program is conveniently structured to fit the needs of working professionals. This program is designed for those who educate others about agriculture in both formal and informal settings across private, nonprofit, and community institutions.

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Main Campus Location:

Chico, California (pop. 101,299)

Accredited By

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
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Wildcats, Chico State

School Colors

Cardinal and White


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California State University, Chico

California State University, Chico, commonly referred to as Chico State, has been a U.S. News & World Report top-10 regional public university in the West for more than 20 years and is a Hispanic Serving Institution.

When you find numbers in the sidewalks at the Kendall Hall entrance, you are at the time capsules prepared by each class year. The tradition was revived in 2000 after being discontinued in 1969. Alumni are invited to campus during Founders Week to witness opening their class time capsule.

The Associated Students of CSU, Chico, offers a Bike Cart with skilled technicians and student-friendly pricing for students who ride bikes to class. The Bike Cart makes fast repairs, fixes flat tires, adjusts gears and brakes, straightens wheels, and tunes up bikes while a student is in class.

Earn a Master's Degree in Agricultural Education Online at Chico State through AG IDEA

With Chico State as your home university, you'll receive a student-centered, innovative, and top-tier educational experience.

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