About California State University-Channel Islands (CI)
On Campus Housing
California State University-Channel Islands (CI) is a public Community institution located at Camarillo, California, the United States. University was opened in 2002 as the 23rd campus in the California State University system. The school chose red and silver as their colors for the university. The red is consistent with the tradition of the region, and the silver is for the dolphin, the University mascot. It is a 1,187 acres campus.
California State University-CI accreditation - The university is regionally accreditated and is recognized by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
The University has a total population of 6,611 students with 22:1 student-faculty ratio.
Online Education at California State University - CI
The college has become the leader in providing quality distance education to everyone who cannot travel campus to earn their degree. These courses are very well structured and are designed to help their students understand the curriculum even without the faculties support.
University gives many online programs across various domains. California State University-CI majors include Business Administration, Nursing, Educational Leadership.
Online Programs are well structured and provide a flexible option for the students to take up their own schedule as it is accessible 24/7. The faculty who train their on-campus students will train their non-traditional students too.
Some of the reviews given by the students are mentioned below-
Due to small classroom sizes, professors are able to have one on one time with their students when lecturing and clarify their doubt with smile.
Students enjoy the diversity of the college and students are encouraged to take advantage of the multitude of resources on the campus as well as to participate in different clubs and events.
Following are some of the ranking of the university in some categories
University is ranked 73 in 'Regional Universities West'.
The university is positioned 21 in 'Top Public Schools'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$78,662 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The financial aid department of the university is committed to providing financial assistance to almost all their students in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships.
Students have to fill the FAFSA form to be eligible for Financial assistance. California State University-Channel Islands Federal School Code is 039803.
Federal aid has grants such as Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct Parent PLUS loan.
Military aid includes Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits and the Yellow Ribbon Program.
State aid includes grants like State University Grant (SUG), Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), and Cal Grants.
Institutional aid includes scholarship like President’s Scholars Program and CSU Systemwide Scholarships.