California State University, Fullerton

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California State University, Fullerton (Cal State Fullerton or CSU Fullerton) is a large public school in Fullerton, CA. Only California State University, Northridge (CSUN) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have larger student bodies.

General Information

Admission Office

800 North State College Boulevard, Langsdorf Hall-114

Fullerton, CA 92831-6900

(657) 278-2370

Fax: (657) 278-2356



Contact: Nancy Dority

Assistant Vice-President of Enrollment Services
Main Address

800 North State College Boulevard

Fullerton, CA 92831-3599

(657) 278-2011

www.fullerton.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 31,428

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,697

Degree-seeking undergrads: 29,868

Graduate enrollment: 5,568

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 60%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,342 $3,650 $4,662 $4,858 +4.20%
Books and Supplies $1,238 $1,568 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,440 $8,722 $9,082 $9,632 +6.06%
Other $3,398 $3,800 $3,800 $3,900 +2.63%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,792 $10,872 $11,124 $11,430 +2.75%
Other $3,416 $3,900 $3,900 $4,000 +2.56%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,418 $17,740 $19,182 $20,010 +4.32%
In-state Off Campus $17,788 $19,990 $21,324 $21,908 +2.74%
In-state with Family $4,580 $5,218 $6,300 $6,478 +2.83%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2,361 52%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,847 41% $13,310,302 $7,206
• Federal grants 1,368 30% $5,771,777 $4,219
• Pell grants 1,368 30% $5,114,166 $3,738
• Other federal grants 918 20% $657,611 $716
Institutional scholarships or grants 1,468 32% $3,151,445 $2,147
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,431 32% $4,387,080 $3,066
Student loan financial aid 959 21% $3,794,565 $3,957
• Federal student loans 949 21% $3,415,899 $3,599
• Other student loans 51 1% $378,666 $7,425

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 6294 1395 7
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 93 16
American/united States Studies/civilization 44 16
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 22
European Studies/civilization 3
Latin American Studies 6
Women’s Studies 18
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 194 13
Biochemistry 51
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 143 13
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 1790 196
Accounting 40
Business Administration and Management 1734 139
International Business/trade/commerce 56
Taxation 17
Communication and Journalism Programs 941 30
Radio and Television 179
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 762 30
Computing and Information Sciences 39 56
Computer Science 39 49
Information Technology 7
Education 388 377 7
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 76
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 388
Education 279
Educational Leadership and Administration 7
Educational/instructional Technology 22
Engineering 99 158
Civil Engineering 51 40
Computer Engineering 4
Computer Software Engineering 65
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 23 43
Mechanical Engineering 21 10
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 213 51
English Language and Literature 161 40
Rhetoric and Composition 52 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 64 21
French Language and Literature 3 4
German Language and Literature 1
Japanese Language and Literature 16
Linguistics 9 8
Spanish Language and Literature 35 9
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 178 143
Athletic Training/trainer 5
Communication Sciences and Disorders 67 29
Public Health 15
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 106 99
History 126 16
History 126 16
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 249
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 249
Human Services 21 56
Public Administration 21 37
Social Work 19
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 260
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 260
Mathematics and Statistics 47 28
Mathematics 47 28
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 15
Gerontology 14
Natural Sciences 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 25
Environmental Science 25
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 254 36
Health and Physical Education/fitness 254 36
Physical Sciences 38 21
Chemistry 15 10
Geology and Earth Science 12 5
Physics 11 6
Psychology 386 33
Psychology 386 33
Social Sciences 500 67
Anthropology 49 14
Economics 43 5
Geography 30 10
Political Science and Government 129 20
Sociology 249 18
Visual and Performing Arts 414 37
Art/art Studies 71 5
Dance 7
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 75 7
Fine/studio Arts 221 9
Music Performance 16 14
Music 24 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Asian American Studies B
European Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Travel/Tourism Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Music Teacher Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Science B
Mechanical Engineering B
Operations Research B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Linguistics B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Communication Disorders B
Health Services – General B
Nursing (RN) B
Prenursing B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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