California State University-Fullerton

Fullerton, California

Overview

Address800 N State College Blvd
School Websitewww.fullerton.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California State University-Fullerton is a large public, 4-year college based in Fullerton, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 51,415 students applied to California State University-Fullerton. Of those students, 22,317 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California State University-Fullerton was $5,742, in addition to fees of $1,144. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California State University-Fullerton.

California State University-Fullerton has a 68% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California State University-Fullerton acceptance rate is 43%. To put this into perspective, 22,317 of the 51,415 students who applied to California State University-Fullerton in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California State University-Fullerton is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California State University-Fullerton had an SAT score between the range of 1,040 and 1,220. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California State University-Fullerton was between 19 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to California State University-Fullerton as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California State University-Fullerton, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $1,144, room and board costs of $15,898, other expenses of $2,952 and the $2,002 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,738.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,766 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California State University-Fullerton to $39,618 for out-of-state students.

Students at California State University-Fullerton are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California State University-Fullerton was $5,005 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 52%.

California State University-Fullerton Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio25:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California State University-Fullerton.

California State University-Fullerton has a good gender split, with 56% of undergraduates being female and 44% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in California. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at California State University-Fullerton is 25:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California State University-Fullerton to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 25% students enroll at California State University-Fullerton part-time; the other 30,332 students enrolled full-time.

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