California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,953

$18,833

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
590
25th
500
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

24

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 30,733
Declined 14,716
Total Received 45,449
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Public

40,436

undergraduate students

5,809

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 46,245
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational

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236-acre, suburban campus in Fullerton (population: 140,392), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
30%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
590
25th
500
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) October 30
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 30,733
Declined 14,716
Total Received 45,449

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 657 278-3125
F: 657 278-1595
fa@fullerton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, bowling, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, salsa dancing, skiing, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

archery, bowling, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, skiing, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, diving, flag football, football, handball, kickball, racquetball, rugby, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big West Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
European Studies/Civilization.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
History, General.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Natural Sciences.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Radio and Television.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Taxation.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communications
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

46,245

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

40,436
students

Female
57%
22,991

Male
43%
17,445

13%

5,809
students

Female
62%
3,584

Male
38%
2,225

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

30,964
students

Female
57%
17,708

Male
43%
13,256

23%

9,472
students

Female
56%
5,283

Male
44%
4,189

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
45%
Hispanic/Latino
18%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 68
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Korea, South
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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