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California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, California

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Overview

Student Population
40,280
California State University Fullerton overview
Location Fullerton, California
Online fullerton.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
California State University Fullerton overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Fullerton, California, California State University Fullerton is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 50,105 prospective students applied, and 26,398 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,778 enrolled in the school.  30,332 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 9,948 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $1,182. Cal State Fullerton is ranked 617 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

Cal State Fullerton is rated within the lower 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for California State University Fullerton within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Moderate
California State University Fullerton overview
SAT 1030/1200
ACT 19/24
GPA 3.48
Applications Accepted
52.7% 
California State University Fullerton overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2020
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for California State University Fullerton
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,058
Other Fees$1,182
Room and Board $15,852
Budget for Other Expenses$3,209
Total One Year Cost$28,043
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California State University Fullerton
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,058
Other Fees$1,182
Room and Board $15,852
Budget for Other Expenses$3,209
Total One Year Cost$39,923

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$49,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
50% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California State University Fullerton students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 25%
Communication 14%
Social Sciences 8%
Health Professions 7%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110565 IPEDS survey data for California State University Fullerton.

Current students may use the California State University Fullerton GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.