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Chadron State College

Chadron, NE 4-Year Public
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About Chadron State College

Chadron State College Overview

Chadron State College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Chadron, Nebraska. Chadron State College was founded in 1911 and now enrolls around 2,649 students per year year, including 2,199 undergraduates. Chadron State College ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Chadron State College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Chadron State College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Chadron State College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Chadron State College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Chadron State College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Chadron State College on the Student Life page.

2022 Chadron State College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $5,208
Out-of-State $5,236
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $2,406

Is Chadron State College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Chadron State College offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Chadron State College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Chadron State College, around 64% return for their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Chadron State College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Chadron State College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Chadron State College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Chadron State College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

First-year students that attend Chadron State College full-time are awarded $2,406 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $11,000 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Chadron State College.

Based on this information, is Chadron State College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Chadron State College a good school for you?

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Where is Chadron State College?

Chadron State College is located in the small town setting of Chadron, Nebraska.

If you are interested in seeing Chadron State College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 20 to Chadron, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Rapid City Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Chadron State College and Chadron are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 Main Street Chadron, NE 69337

Campus Setting: Small Town

Chadron State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Chadron State College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Chadron State College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Chadron State College ACT Scores

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Chadron State College SAT Scores

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Chadron State College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,450

In State

$15,478

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,208
$5,236
Fees
$1,952
$1,952
Housing
$8,290
$8,290
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

69%

In State

31%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,649

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,160

Out-of-State

$7,188

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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