Chico, CA Colleges

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Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States. The population was 86,187 at the 2010 census, up from 59,954 at the time of the 2000 census. The city is a cultural, economic, and educational center of the northern Sacramento Valley and home to both California State University, Chico and Bidwell Park, one of the country's 25 largest municipal parks and the 13th largest municipally-owned park,Bidwell Park, which makes up over 17% of the city.

Other cities in close proximity to the Chico Metropolitan Area (population 212,000) include Paradise and Oroville, while local towns and villages (unincorporated areas) include Durham, Cohasset, Dayton, Hamilton City, Nord, and Forest Ranch. The Chico Metropolitan Area is the 14th largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in California.

The official city nickname is "City of Roses", according to the Seal of the City of Chico, California. Chico has been designated a Tree City USA for 27 years by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

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Schools in and around Chico, CA

Name
California State University-Chico
Four or more years; Public; $16,632 average out-state tuition; $5,472 average in-state tuition
Butte College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,884 average out-state tuition; $864 average in-state tuition
Cambridge Junior College-Yuba City
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Yuba College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,560 average out-state tuition; $956 average in-state tuition
Feather River Community College District
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,970 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Shasta Bible College and Graduate School
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $9,600 average out-state tuition; $9,600 average in-state tuition
Simpson University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $21,600 average out-state tuition; $21,600 average in-state tuition

Chico, CA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarship Up to $5,000 January 17, 2017
Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Donald F. Hastings Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarship $2,500 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017