Fullerton College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 28%

Fullerton College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,12411,60712,517

5,011 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,703 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Fullerton College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Fullerton College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Fullerton College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,104$5,976
Fees for full-time undergraduates$34$34
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$46$249

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities542542
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services351351
Social Sciences250250
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies142142
Personal and Culinary Services132132
Visual and Performing Arts131131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs8888
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7272
Legal Professions and Studies5555
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4848
English Language and Literature & Letters3737
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services3434
Physical Sciences3434
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3131
Health Professions and Related Programs3030
Mathematics and Statistics2828
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2222
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1717
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1717
Construction Trades1717
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians1616
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1515
Precision Production1313
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1212
Architecture and Related Services99
Philosophy and Religious Studies66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies33
Natural Resources and Conservation22
Science Technologies & Technicians
Grand Total2,2912,291

A total of 2,291 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Fullerton College.

Graduation rate29%25%32%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff847
Instructional FTE517
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.fullcoll.edu
Address321 E Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, California, 92832-2095
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population135,000