A College of Opportunity

Chadron was selected as the site of the fourth Nebraska State Normal School on January 8, 1910, and located on the grounds of the former Chadron Congregational Academy. Classes began in the summer of 1911.

Chadron State has evolved into a comprehensive college with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Chadron State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as subject-oriented accrediting agencies.

From its modest beginning, Chadron State College has evolved into a rapidly growing multipurpose institution of higher education. Located in the scenic Pine Ridge region of northwest Nebraska, the college serves the intellectual, cultural, and recreational needs of western Nebraska. The college’s alumni achievements and contributions to society are widespread and have been recognized through regional, national, and international awards, including a Nobel Prize.

Quick Facts
  • Founded: 1911
  • Institution Type: Publicly supported, open enrollment
  • Location: Chadron, Nebraska
  • Accreditation
  • Environment: Small rural agricultural community
  • Fall 2023 Student Enrollment Information and Quick Facts
  • Degree Levels: Undergraduate (bachelor’s) and graduate (master’s)
  • Majors and Programs: 51 undergraduate programs and 9 graduate programs
  • Student-faculty ratio: 17-1
  • Average class size: 14
  • Faculty excellence: 87.36% of our full-time faculty have the highest degree in their fields
  • Tuition
  • Athletics: NCAA Division II in 12 sports
  • Mascot: Eagle

Source: 2021-22 Fact Book

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Programs of Study

CSC has a variety of academic programs to fit your education goals. Whether you are starting on your bachelor’s degree or your master’s degree, CSC has a program for you.

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Cost of Attendance

CSC strives to provide quality education at an affordable price. Visit the Business Office website to estimate your course costs.

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Student Activities

Students at CSC enjoy a vibrant campus life, with student-led clubs and organizations, cultural events, and space to be yourself.

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Campus Map

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