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Cal State Fullerton - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Cal State Fullerton

Cal State Fullerton

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Cal State Fullerton Description:

Cal State Fullerton is one of the largest universities in the California State University system. Established in 1957, this public university now offers 55 bachelor's and 50 master's degree programs. Business is the most popular program among undergraduates. The university's 236-acre campus is located in Orange Country near Los Angeles. The school wins high marks for the diversity of its student body and the number of degrees awarded to minority students. In athletics, the CSUF Titans compete in the NCAA Division I Big West Conference.

Explore the Campus:

CSUF Photo Tour

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 37,677 (32,677 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 44% Male / 56% Female
  • 81% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,186 (in-state); $17,346 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,806 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,816
  • Other Expenses: $2,697
  • Total Cost: $23,505 (in-state); $34,665 (out-of-state)

Cal State Fullerton Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 65%
  • Cal State Fullerton Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 49%
    • Loans: 35%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,544
    • Loans: $5,309

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Early Childhood Education, Fine Arts, Health and Physical Education, Human Services, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 4%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 13%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 51%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Admissions Profiles for Other Cal State Campuses

Bakersfield | Channel Islands | Chico | Dominquez Hills | East Bay | Fresno State | Fullerton | Humboldt | Long Beach | Los Angeles | Maritime | Monterey Bay | Northridge | Pomona (Cal Poly) | Sacramento | San Bernardino | San Diego | San Francisco | San Jose State | San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) | San Marcos | Sonoma State | Stanislaus

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Cal State Fullerton Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.fullerton.edu/aboutcsuf/mission.asp

"Learning is preeminent at California State University, Fullerton. We aspire to combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaboration to expand knowledge.

Our affordable undergraduate and graduate programs provide students the best of current practice, theory and research and integrate professional studies with preparation in the arts and sciences. Through experiences in and out of the classroom, students develop the habit of intellectual inquiry, prepare for challenging professions, strengthen relationships to their communities and contribute productively to society.

We are a comprehensive, regional university with a global outlook, located in Orange County, a technologically rich and culturally vibrant area of metropolitan Los Angeles. Our expertise and diversity serve as a distinctive resource and catalyst for partnerships with public and private organizations. We strive to be a center of activity essential to the intellectual, cultural and economic development of our region."

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