The College of Business embraces the residential nature of our campus to create a learning-centered community that instills in our students the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for both immediate success upon graduation and long-term career achievement. We emphasize applied research and are devoted to continuing the tradition of excellence in our academic programs while developing distinctive initiatives to meet the ever-changing needs of our stakeholders.
Our faculty, staff, academic programs, and extracurricular activities all contribute to developing students that have the skills, knowledge, and dispositions for success. The College of Business at California State University, Chico is one of just 15 percent of all business schools in the world that meet the rigorous standards for accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International). A variety of services foster student success: an integrated business student advising service, business student tutoring for multiple subject areas, professional development programs, 18 student organizations sponsoring a variety of community service projects and competitions, MBA Collaboration Center, Academic Hosting Center for the SAP University Alliance, Professional Sales Program, the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Excellence in Finance.