Chadron State College

Chadron, Nebraska, United States
From the moment you first set foot on campus as a freshman, until you toss your cap into the air after you graduate, you will be surrounded by people dedicated to making your time at Chadron State College both rewarding and enjoyable.

About

History

Those who know Chadron State College best weren’t surprised when the institution earned a “Hidden Treasure” designation by a national news magazine at the turn of the 21st century. As Chadron State celebrates several consecutive years of enrollment growth more than a decade later, perhaps the secret is out.

Education

Chadron’s “college town” charm has won over many students and faculty members. Northwest Nebraska has been described as the convergence of many popular characteristics. Chadron is the seat of Dawes County, about half of which is open to the public for hiking, biking, hunting, fishing and other recreational activities. The surrounding landscape is known for its pine-studded buttes that stand above golden wheat fields and pastures dotted with cattle and wildlife.

Research

As a public institution with its roots in teacher education, Chadron State takes pride in its accessibility. People are often surprised when comparing Chadron State’s cost of attendance with other institutions of higher education. It may sound cliché, but it’s true: the students of Chadron State get unrivaled quality for the dollar. The curriculum has grown to offer programs and courses in 65 majors and endorsements and eight master’s degree programs.

Career

A college administrator once gave Chadron State College the tagline “A College of Opportunity.” More than most other institutions – especially larger ones -- students who attend Chadron State become involved in classroom and extracurricular activities. Whether it’s the football team and the college newspaper, students have the opportunity to gain experience and develop the skills necessary to be successful upon graduation.

Services

Student services

Chadron State College boasts a vibrant campus atmosphere that keeps students hopping when they aren’t hitting the books. Many clubs and organizations, and an active residence life program, help students gather and learn with people who share their interests. In addition to the myriad of student plays, concerts and presentations, programs such as the Galaxy Series of fine arts and cultural events attract big-name performers and exhibits.

Housing services

Chadron State takes pride in its beautiful campus and facilities. Many of the most historical buildings on campus have been upgraded with state-of-the-art technology and modern amenities, making it a comfortable place to live and study. Chadron State’s residence halls are known for being spacious. Students will feel right at home with the dining services, workout facilities and a recreational trail that meanders south of campus. From 2013 to 2016, over $30 million in new construction was completed on the CSC campus including the Rangeland Complex, the Chicoine Event Center and three Eagle Ridge housing units.

Library services

These guides are designed to facilitate research on a wide variety of topics, as well as provide quality resources on subject-specific topics. Our current selection of guides include:

  • Agriculture, Ecology & Wildlife Management
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Science – Family Consumer Science
  • Applied Science – Wildlife & Agriculture
  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Business & Economics
  • Education and more

Medical services

The mission of CSC Health Services is to:

  • Empower students to reach their educational goals by promoting the overall health of the students and campus to remove any health-related barriers
  • Provide accessible, student-centered, cost effective avenues for illness treatment 
  • Prepare students to be their own health advocates and inform consumers of appropriate health care services

Student Life

Campus life

Chadron State takes pride in its beautiful campus and facilities. Many of the most historical buildings on campus have been upgraded with state-of-the-art technology and modern amenities, making it a comfortable place to live and study. Chadron State’s residence halls are known for being spacious. Students will feel right at home with the dining services, workout facilities and a recreational trail that meanders south of campus. From 2013 to 2016, over $30 million in new construction was completed on the CSC campus including the Rangeland Complex, the Chicoine Event Center and three Eagle Ridge housing units.

Sports facilities

Chadron State offers a well-rounded athletic program for the benefit of both the student body and the general public. Intercollegiate competition is available in football, basketball, wrestling, track and field and cross country for men and volleyball, basketball, track and field, cross country, golf and softball for women.

The college also has a strong Physical Education Department that annually produces outstanding teachers and coaches. Physical education, fitness and recreational activities on the Chadron State campus benefit greatly from the Nelson Physical Activity Center, one of the region’s outstanding multi-use facilities.

Club Sports include Rodeo and Men's and Women's Rugby.

Student clubs

You can have fun, learn new things, meet new people and entertain yourself in the clubs and activities listed here:

  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • Campus Recreation and Intramurals
  • Cardinal Key
  • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • Choir
  • Criminal Justice Club
  • Eagle Dance
  • Eagle Newspaper, The
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • FBLA - Phi Beta Lamda
  • National Association for Music Educators (NAFME)
  • Native American Club
  • Natural Sciences Club
  • Newman House
  • Night of County Swing (NOCS)
  • Nu Delta Alpha
  • Residence Life Association (RLA)
  • Revive
  • Rodeo Club
  • Science Success Club
  • Sigma Delta Nu
  • Sigma Gamma Epsilon
  • Social Science Club
  • Social Work Club
  • Sports Medicine Club
  • Student Alumni Council (SAC)
  • Student Senate

Chadron, Nebraska, United States