California State University Stanislaus

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School Overview

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



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.

California State University-Stanislaus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(209) 667-3122
Website:www.csustan.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.csumentor.edu/
Address:One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382-0299
Setting:23
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,762
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,569 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,728
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,888
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,966

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

California State University-Stanislaus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at California State University-Stanislaus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education11
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs22
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies22
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences4
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences6
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total3913

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at California State University-Stanislaus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at California State University-Stanislaus and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,728
Out-of-state$17,888
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,994
Out-of-state$16,922

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,08789%
Grant or scholarship aid1,06187%$8,966
Student loan aid38131%$4,787

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,50480%$8,236
Federal student loans2,96737%$6,041

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for California State University-Stanislaus. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled California State University-Stanislaus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants7,6182,7494,869
Percent admitted100%67%78%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%16%19%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

California State University-Stanislaus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,762
Undergraduate enrollment8,620
Graduate enrollment1,142

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

California State University-Stanislaus Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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