43%

Acceptance Rate

$8,922

Avg.Financial Aid

001137

FAFSA Code

About California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

40,280

Website

www.fullerton.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A public university by the name of California State University-Fullerton is located in Fullerton, CA. California State University-Fullerton covers an area of 236 acres. In 1957, California State University-Fullerton was founded. California State University-Fullerton believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Vox Veritas Vita (Latin) and its official colors are navy blue, white and orange. The total enrolment stands at 39,868 (Fall 2019) students at California State University-Fullerton. Around 35,335 and 5,110 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 2,083 (fall 2016) faculty. Around 80% of the students are 24 and under at California State University-Fullerton. At CSUF around 46% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 21% are Asian, and 18% are white. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 57% of the students are females and 43% are males. In its 63 years of existence, CSUF has produced several known personalities like Gwen Stefani (Fashion designer, Record producer), Kevin Costner (Businessperson, Television producer), Nadya Suleman (PsychiatricTechnician), and Marc Cherry (Television producer, Film Producer). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At CSUF, 202 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been 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), and ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). California State University-Fullerton has around $68 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

800 N State College Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6572782011
Fax:
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. California State University-Fullerton has been ranked at the 300th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

43%

SAT Range

1040 - 1220

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. California State University-Fullerton has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $70. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1030-1200, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at California State University-Fullerton is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599. They can also call them at (657) 278-2593.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$8,274

Average Annual Cost

$5,742

Books And Supplies

$2,002

Other Fees

$1,144

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,898

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,952

Total One Year Cost

$27,738

Before applying to CSUF, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $34,188. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

25:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

88%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$34

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

2,155 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

902 Graduates

Psychology, General

581 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

443 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

438 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

407 Graduates

Sociology

346 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

341 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

296 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

284 Graduates

Human Services, General

281 Graduates

Biology, General

209 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

191 Graduates

Computer Science

139 Graduates

History

138 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

137 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

129 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

120 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

117 Graduates

Political Science and Government

99 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

93 Graduates

Civil Engineering

90 Graduates

Area Studies

75 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

69 Graduates

Mathematics

66 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

64 Graduates

Music

63 Graduates

Economics

54 Graduates

International Business

49 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

49 Graduates

Anthropology

45 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

37 Graduates

Public Administration

36 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

33 Graduates

Computer Engineering

32 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

26 Graduates

Chemistry

24 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

21 Graduates

Philosophy

20 Graduates

Physics

15 Graduates

Dance

14 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

13 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

10 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

8 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

34,860

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

47%

Full-time

80%

Part-time

20%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

19% White

3% Unknown

2% Black

44% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

22% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

96%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$73,036 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$11,844/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,008/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,008/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Tuffy

School Colors

navy, orange, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

130

Total Female Athletes

140

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

25

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $15,852 per year for living on campus. The students at California State University-Fullerton have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,008 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 43% and 57%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,500

$24,625

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$130 - 256

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,922

Students Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,005

Students Receiving State Aid

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,750

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,610

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,802

$30K - $48K

$11,209

$48K - $75K

$8,013

$75K - $110K

$4,009

> $110K

$989

In case the students at California State University-Fullerton face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,146, whereas the financial aid is $5,617. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,762, while the institutional aid is $5,617.

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