California State University-Channel Islands (CI)

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CI can be found in Camarillo, CA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. California State University-Channel Islands has an enrollment of nearly seven thousand students.

California State University-Channel Islands sends acceptance letters to approximately 90 percent of students applying each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 9 percent of students registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CI Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for California State University-Channel Islands was reported as 85.8% in Fall 2020 with over 11,900 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for California State University-Channel Islands has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 73.8%
  • 2017-2018: 78.3%
  • 2018-2019: 78.3%
  • 2019-2020: 85.8%
  • Projected CI Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.1%

How Does CI Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for CI is fifty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
California Lutheran University71.4%
Pepperdine University31.7%
California Institute of the Arts25.3%
Mount St. Mary's College89.7%
The Master's College and Seminary67.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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