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California State University Chico

American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI Chico)
at California State University, Chico

Founded in 1979, the American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI Chico) is the intensive English language program located on the California State University, Chico campus. ALCI Chico offers year-round English language instruction and an introduction to American culture and higher education.

CSU, Chico (Chico State) is a residential, master’s level public university located in beautiful northern California. Established in 1887, it is the second-oldest university in the 23 campus California State University system. The university offers more than100 bachelor and master degree programs and options. CSU, Chico is consistently rated as one of the best universities in the western United States.



The City Chico has a pleasant, college town atmosphere. The campus and student housing are centrally located and the downtown is pedestrian and bicycle friendly.

ALCI Chico faculty have developed a proven English language curriculum that challenges participants to become purposefully engaged in the campus community. Students have opportunities to practice their language skills with native English speakers in a variety of academic, cultural, and recreational activities.

Find out why thousands of students around the globe have found Chico to be an excellent place to learn English and prepare for their academic success.

To request more information, email: alci@csuchico.edu.

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