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 (CSUCI).


Total Enrollment: 6,437 (as of Fall 2021)
Undergraduate students: 6,211
Graduate & Post-Bac students: 226

Females: 4,256 or 66.12%
Males: 2,175 or 33.79%
Nonbinary: 6 or 0.09%

Academic Majors Offered: 26
Academic Minors Offered: 26

For more academic information, download the CSUCI Viewbook

Alumni: 22,711 (as of Summer 2021)

Faculty & Staff (as of Fall 2021)

  • Total Faculty: 461
    • Tenure Track: 162
    • Lecturers: 299
  • Staff: 496

History and Timeline

Our history reflects we were destined to be a campus of innovation. As the youngest of the 23 CSU campuses, CSUCI 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.

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