California State University Fullerton: Review & Facts

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California State University Fullerton is a large four-year, public school with 38,950 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1857 and is one of the 6 schools located in Fullerton, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
73
Fair
At California State University Fullerton you can receive your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

California State University Fullerton follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 73 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Communication and Journalism, Nursing, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
88%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at California State University Fullerton is high at 88% (well above California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
25 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at California State University Fullerton is average - 60%. Roughly 4% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at California State University Fullerton is reasonable -- 25:1. Learn more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,700
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high, $16,700 per year. The additional fees at California State University Fullerton not covered by tuition are about $1,000, which totals $17,700 annually.

Read the details about California State University Fullerton additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
42%
Doable
According to government data, 41,841 applications were submitted and 17,515 were accepted, so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

California State University Fullerton might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at California State University Fullerton in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$11,200
High
California State University Fullerton offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at California State University Fullerton, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
California State University Fullerton offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,000 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high - nearly $11,200 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at California State University Fullerton. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, California State University Fullerton seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

California State University Fullerton Location and Maps



Post Address: California State University Fullerton, 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599, USA
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