Chadron State College

Chadron State College

Chadron State College, also known as CSC, is located in Chadron, Nebraska, United States. It was established in 1909, and the first classes were held in June 1911. Joseph Sparks was CSC's first President. The college is part of the Nebraska State College System. CSC encompasses more than 280 acres, and the campus has approximately 25 major buildings, of which 5 are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. CSC offers many bachelor degrees and professional programs. The college is organized into the following schools:

  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Business, Economics, Applied & Mathematical Sciences
  • School of Counseling, Education, Human Performance, Psychology, Social Work

CSC is a Division II member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The sports teams compete in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. They are known as the Eagles.

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Chadron State College
1000 Main St
Chadron , NE 69337-2690
General Phone: (308) 432-6000

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Chadron State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching123superintendency and administration, educational admin and supervision, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, teacher education, ...
Business and Management101business management, organizational behavior
Security and Law Enforcement45corrections and criminal justice
Science37biology, physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Landscaping and Horticulture21range management
Liberal Arts21Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and humanities, library science, interdisciplinary studies, history
Therapy and Counseling18psychology, counseling psychology
Family and Social Work15family and consumer science, social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12recreation and leisure studies
Medicine12medical preparatory
Art Studies8art studies
Media7communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering5information science
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Engineering Technician4industrial production tech

Number of programs and degrees for Chadron State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree35846
Post-master's certificate31
Master's degree7512

Chadron State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Chadron State had a total enrollment of 2,660 students (2,226 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 22%
20-21 23%
22-24 18%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Dakota10%
State unknown4%

Chadron State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %
Part-Time 33 %

Chadron State Room and Board (2007)

Chadron State offers campus housing for 1,262 of its 2,226 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Chadron, Nebraska for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nebraska Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Chadron State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,423
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,888
Room and board $ 4,423
Room charge $ 2,184
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,470
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,340

Financial Aid:
Chadron State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 253900)

Chadron State Faculty

Chadron State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2716
Non-tenured and not on tenure track67

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year19$68,53010$64,341
Associate professoracademic year11$55,3539$54,193
Assistant professoracademic year26$45,17812$42,141
Instructoracademic year2*2*
Lectureracademic year1*3$36,333
All faculty totalacademic year59$54,20536$50,665

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Chadron State Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Basketball Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Track Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports171835

Chadron State Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Range Science and Management

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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