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Tuition & Fees

$6,186

$17,346

not including room and board

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1  :  26

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Finance
  3. Child/adolescent Studies
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School Facts

California State at Fullerton, founded in 1957, is a public university. Its 236-acre campus is located in Fullerton, 35 miles from Los Angeles.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 38,325
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Codes

SAT 4589
ACT 0355

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Public

33,116

undergraduate students

5,209

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
39%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
57%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
51%
12-17
24%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
42%
12-17
18%
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Fullerton, CA

236-acre suburban campus in Fullerton (population: 138,574), 35 miles from Los Angeles; branch campus in Irvine. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Los Angeles; smaller airport serves Orange (20 miles). School operates transportation to satellite parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

California State University, Fullerton
800 North State College Boulevard
Fullerton, CA 92831

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
31%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 2% of male students
 
13 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
39%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
24%
18-23
57%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
51%
12-17
24%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
37%
18-23
42%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted no
Application deadline October 30 (priority deadline)
November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Considered if submitted
SAT Reasoning only Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Geographical residence
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jessica Wagoner
Director of Admissions
P: 657 278-2371
F: 657 278-2356
admissions@fullerton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big West Conference
Mascot
Tuffy
School colors
navy, orange, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Art/Fine Arts
Art/Teaching
Asian American Studies
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Entertainment/Tourism
Business Intelligence
Chemistry
Chicano Studies
Child/Adolescent Development
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication Studies
Communication/Advertising
Communication/Journalism
Communication/Public Relations
Communications/Entertainment/Tourism
Communications/Mass Communications
Communications/Photo
Communications/Professional Communications
Communicative Disorders
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Dance
E-Commerce
Earth Science
Economics
Education/Bilingual Education
Education/Elementary
Education/Higher Education
Education/Instructional Design/Technology
Education/Reading
Education/Secondary
Education/Special Education
Education/TESOL
Educational Leadership/Ed.D. in Community College
Educational Leadership/Ed.D. in P-12
Electrical Engineering
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Studies
European Studies
Finance
Fine Art
French
Geography
Geology
Gerontology
Health Sciences
History
Human Services
Information Systems
Information Technology
International Business
Japanese
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management
Management Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Applied
Mathematics Teaching
Mathematics/Applied
Mathematics/Statistics
Mathematics/Teaching
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Music History
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Radio/Television/Film
Religious Studies
Risk Management/Insurance
Science Education
Screenwriting
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Taxation
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts/Performance
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

86%

33,116
students

Female
55%
18,366

Male
45%
14,750

Graduate

14%

5,209
students

Female
60%
3,105

Male
40%
2,104

undergraduateFull-time

80%

26,682
students

Female
56%
14,931

Male
44%
11,751

undergraduatePart-time

20%

6,434
students

Female
54%
3,435

Male
46%
2,999

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
37%
Hispanic/Latino
25%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented China
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lay Tuan Tan
Director
657 278-2787
lttan@fullerton.edu

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