64,304
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,341
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
45
45%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

California State University, Fullerton is a Comprehensive institution located in Fullerton, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions and Records
PO Box 34080
Fullerton, CA  92834-9480
United States
Contact Ms. Nancy J. Dority
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services
Email: admissions@fullerton.edu
Phone: 657-278-2370
Fax: 657-278-2356

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Related Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Operations Research Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Prenursing Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Statistics Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services Checkmark
Public Administration Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
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Music Performance Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45,808
Applied
20,943
Accepted
64,304
Enrolled
46%
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Female Admissions

26,562
Females Applied
13,090
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

19,246
Males Applied
7,853
Males Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,742
In-state
18,734
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,108
Full-time student fees
15,642
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,341
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,132
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,502
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
1,638
Avg. Loan Aid
1,683
Avg. Grant Aid
5,369
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
89% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
95%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

64,304
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 43.33%
Black or African American 1.85%
White or Caucasian 19.05%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 21.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 4.29%
Other 3.67%

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 6%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Block Party, Spring Concert and Snow Day

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Pan-Hellenic Council, American Marketing Association, Lacrosse Club, Samaritans (volunteer service club) and Human Services Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

2,284
Total Faculty
30:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,015
Part-time - 1,269
Male - 1,121
Female - 1,163