California State University – Fullerton: Ranking & Review

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Fullerton Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 206 591
Top 4%

California State University - Fullerton Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate46%41%49%
Applicants45,80819,24626,562
Admissions20,9437,85313,090
Enrolled undergraduates4,4371,6962,741
Enrolled total (including graduate students)40,90517,58223,323

13,957 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,109 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores4,075
Percent of students submitting SAT scores92%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
550
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,695
Percent of students submitting ACT scores38%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
21
ACT Math
21

California State University - Fullerton Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $27,342 $39,222
Off-campus $26,274 $38,154
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,618 and other expenses per full academic year.

California State University - Fullerton provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,912 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $5,742 $17,622
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,108 $1,108
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $396
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,176 $16,680
Fees for full-time graduates $1,108 $1,108
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $396

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2,102 266 2,368
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1,066 27 1,093
Health Professions and Related Programs 857 135 16 1,008
Education 436 482 26 944
Engineering 321 493 814
Psychology 567 25 592
Social Sciences 542 41 583
Visual and Performing Arts 448 61 509
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 404 51 455
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 309 133 442
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 335 335
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 274 8 282
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 136 126 262
History 132 41 173
English Language and Literature & Letters 112 24 136
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 120 120
Mathematics and Statistics 63 47 110
Physical Sciences 86 17 103
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 58 30 88
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 57 8 65
Philosophy and Religious Studies 25 25
Natural Resources and Conservation 23 23
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Grand Total8,4502,0384210,530

A total of 8,450 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California State University - Fullerton.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,080 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%60%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 64%

General info

Alternative namesCal State Fullerton
CSUF
Founded1957
MottoVox Veritas Vita
Voice, Truth, Life
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,980
Instructional FTE1,397
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.fullerton.edu
Address800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, California, 92831-3599
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone6572782011
Fax+1 (714) 278 7238

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