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California State University - Fullerton
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  • 4 Year
  • FULLERTON, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Cal State Fullerton is an above-average public university located in Fullerton, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 28,820 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Cal State Fullerton acceptance rate is 53%. Popular majors include Business, Communications, and Psychology. Graduating 69% of students, Cal State Fullerton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,100.

About

800 N STATE COLLEGE BLVD
FULLERTON, CA 92831
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Big West Conference

California State University - Fullerton Rankings

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Cal State Fullerton Admissions

Acceptance Rate
53%
Application Deadline
December 4
SAT Range
1030-1200
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$8,294 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,890 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
25:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 275 responses
42%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 334 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 334 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,820 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,515
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 219 responses
  • Diverse
    37%
  • Commuters
    29%
  • Many commuters and ethnic diversity
    24%
  • Friendly and Welcoming for all ethnicities
    5%
  • Commuters of varying ages
    3%
  • 20yrs old.>30+ yrs/ mainly white & latino
    1%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 380 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 461 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 257 responses
  • Commuter school
    40%
  • Business oriented and commuter school
    18%
  • Always there to help, wants you to succeed.
    11%
  • If you need help ask! Don't be shy speak up.
    9%
  • Community Driven
    8%
  • Endless Options
    5%
  • Helpfull
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 210 responses

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