A history of innovation.

Student-centered. Innovative. Creative. Since opening our doors in 2002, that’s the kind of education we’ve aimed to provide at California State University Channel Islands (CI).


Total Enrollment: 6,611 (as of fall 2016)
Undergraduate students: 6,332
Graduate & Post-Bac students: 279
Females: 4,086
Males: 2,229

Majors: 25
Minors: 26

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Our history reflects we were destined to be a campus of innovation. As the youngest of the 23 CSU campuses, CI has an energy and vibrancy that’s felt everywhere on campus. From the start, we’ve offered integrative courses and programs that emphasize real-world experiences and service learning.


We may not be old but we value tradition, as evidenced by our commencement ceremony.


CI received accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness

Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness houses the demographic and statistical information about our students, faculty and staff.

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