California State University Stanislaus

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California State University Stanislaus, sometimes referred to as Cal State Stanislaus or even Stan State is one of twenty three campuses in the California State University System (CSU). CSU Stanislaus was founded in 1957 and is located in Turlock, California. Out of the 23 campuses in the CSU system it is the only campus to offer a bachelor’s degree program in cognitive studies. The university was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report magazine as one of the top 10 public universities in the new West Coast Master’s category and for the last seven years has been rated a “best buy” in higher education. The Princeton review has listed CSU Stanislaus among the best undergraduate colleges in the nation.

General Information

Admission Office

One University Cirlce

Turlock, CA 95382-0256

(209) 667-3070

(800) 300-7420

Fax: (209) 667-3788

outreach_help_desk@csustan.edu

Contact: Lisa Bernardo

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

One University Circle

Turlock, CA 95382-0256

(209) 667-3122

www.csustan.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,906

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 965

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,559

Graduate enrollment: 1,695

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,330 $3,819 $4,840 $5,302 +9.55%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,566 $1,638 $1,650 +0.73%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,757 $8,820 $8,820 $8,880 +0.68%
Other $2,799 $3,096 $3,177 $3,310 +4.19%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,181 $8,361 $9,801 $10,290 +4.99%
Other $3,375 $3,555 $3,501 $3,608 +3.06%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $16,272 $17,301 $18,475 $19,142 +3.61%
In-state Off Campus $16,272 $17,301 $19,780 $20,850 +5.41%
In-state with Family $4,716 $5,385 $6,478 $6,952 +7.32%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 676 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 594 66% $4,112,719 $6,924
• Federal grants 361 40% $1,616,919 $4,479
• Pell grants 360 40% $1,365,879 $3,794
• Other federal grants 294 33% $251,040 $854
State and local government grant or scholarships 479 53% $981,637 $2,049
Institutional scholarships or grants 407 45% $1,514,163 $3,720
Student loan financial aid 275 31% $1,216,298 $4,423
• Federal student loans 270 30% $1,099,915 $4,074
• Other student loans 15 2% $116,383 $7,759

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1459 249
Agriculture, General 10
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other 10
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 66
Biology/biological Sciences, General 66
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 325 84
Business Administration and Management, General 321 84
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 69
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 69
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 33
Computer Science 8
Information Technology 25
Education 32 42
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 32
Education, General 42
English Language and Literature/letters 51 19
English Language and Literature, General 51 19
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 25
Spanish Language and Literature 25
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 75
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 75
History 41 9
History, General 41 9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 107 9
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 107 9
Human Services, General 69
Public Administration 23
Social Work 46
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 176
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 176
Mathematics and Statistics 23
Mathematics, General 23
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 3 4
Cognitive Science 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1 4
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 44
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 44
Physical Sciences 28
Chemistry, General 12
Geology/earth Science, General 10
Physics, General 6
Psychology 149 13
Psychology, General 149 13
Social Sciences 166
Anthropology 8
Economics, General 13
Geography 10
Political Science and Government, General 29
Social Sciences, General 24
Sociology 82
Visual and Performing Arts 35
Art/art Studies, General 9
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 7
Fine/studio Arts, General 5
Music Performance, General 9
Music, General 5
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Gender studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Technology B

Education

Early Childhood Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physical Sciences – General B
Physics B

Psychology

Cognitive Psychology/Psycholinguistics B
Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General 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.