California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$8,108

$17,612

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
17%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

25

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 26,398
Declined 23,707
Total Received 50,105
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Public

35,169

undergraduate students

5,276

graduate students

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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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Los Angeles
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John Wayne (Orange County)

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
2%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Pan-Hellenic Council
  • American Marketing Association
  • Lacrosse Club
  • Samaritans (volunteer service club)
  • Human Services Student Association

Top Events

  • Block Party
  • Spring Concert
  • Snow Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
93%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
17%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
55%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
Application deadline December 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.7

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 26,398
Declined 23,707
Total Received 50,105

Admissions Factors

Very Important

geographical residence
academic GPA
state residency
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian-American Studies
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Human Services, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Operations Research
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional

40,445

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

35,169
students

Female
57%
20,003

Male
43%
15,166

13%

5,276
students

Female
63%
3,320

Male
37%
1,956

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

28,769
students

Female
58%
16,508

Male
42%
12,261

19%

6,400
students

Female
55%
3,495

Male
45%
2,905

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 89%
Student 4 year graduation rate 23%
Student 5 year graduation rate 34%
Student 6 year graduation rate 13%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
45%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

4,130

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: November 30

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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