CSUF

California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    683
  • Class Notes
    440
  • Textbook Notes
    97
  • Study Guides
    144
  • Currently Enrolled
    735
  • Previously Enrolled
    559

Overview of California State University - Fullerton (CSUF)

About this school

California State University Fullerton, founded in 1957, is a public university. Its 225-acre campus is located in Fullerton, 35 miles from Los Angeles.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:64,304
    • Men:Not reported
    • Women:Not reported

Location

Static map

Admission Information (CSUF)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to California State University Fullerton is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
800 North State College Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Fullerton, CA  92831-3599
Phone
(657) 278-7788
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
November 30
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 15
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
46% of 45,808 applicants were admitted
Women
49% of 26,562 applicants were admitted
Men
41% of 19,246 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
20,943 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.63
375 And Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
34%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (CSUF)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $6,850|Out-of-state: $19,842
  • Room & Board: - $15,642 (82.14473269614537%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,948 (10.230017855267304%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,452 (7.625249448587334%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


California State University Fullerton accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 22
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001137
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
3,096 (86.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,965 (95.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,507 (84.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
195 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$9,132
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,008 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,740
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 185 (7.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,845
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 710 (28.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,039 (29.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,037

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
18,943 (52.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
18,127 (95.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
16,200 (89.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
15,425 (95.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$9,341
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 14,655 (90.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,369
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,981 (43.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,782
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,233 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,292 (3.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,683

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
42%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$14,965
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (CSUF)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


1,015

Part-Time Faculty


1,269

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


35%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 17% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 23% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 13% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 7% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
2000
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


California State University Fullerton provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


87.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


21.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


54%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


66.0%

Programs & Majors (CSUF)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (66)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Operations Research
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Biotechnology, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (87)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community College Education
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entertainment Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Illustration
  • Information Science
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Systems Engineering
  • Taxation
  • Theater
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Women's Health Nursing

Campus Life (CSUF)

Location & Geography

Population


138,574

Nearest Metropolitan Area


236 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
44.9 average low in January, 82.1 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in Orange County
Nearest Bus Station
Fullerton
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Fullerton

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


6% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


94%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tuffy Titan' the Elephant
School Colors
Blue and orange and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


California State University Fullerton offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, pan-hellenic council, american marketing association, lacrosse club, samaritans (volunteer service club), human services student association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


Not reported

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
64,304
Women
0
Men
0

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 22.6% Asian
  • 2.0% Black/African-American
  • 46.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 20.3% White
  • 3.9% Unknown

International Students


3.4% from 65 countries

Average Age


26

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources (CSUF)