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California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, California

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Overview

Student Population
42,051
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

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 45,449 prospective students applied, and 30,733 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,425 enrolled in the school.  32,093 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 9,958 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $1,211. Cal State Fullerton is ranked 573 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

Cal State Fullerton is rated within the lower 46% 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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Easy
California State University Fullerton overview
SAT 1000/1180
ACT 18/23
GPA 3.68
Applications Accepted
67.6% 
California State University Fullerton overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2021
Applicant Competition Low
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$1,150
Other Fees$1,211
Room and Board $16,296
Budget for Other Expenses$4,316
Total One Year Cost$28,715
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California State University Fullerton
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$1,211
Room and Board $16,296
Budget for Other Expenses$4,316
Total One Year Cost$40,595

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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.