California State University-Stanislaus

1 University Cir, Turlock, United States
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Overview of California State University-Stanislaus

About this school

California State University Stanislaus is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as an upper-division college in 1957, it incorporated lower-division courses when it moved to the present campus in 1965. Its 230-acre campus is located midway between the San Francisco Bay area and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:8,891
    • Men:3,080 (34.6%)
    • Women:5,811 (65.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to California State University Stanislaus 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
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
December 1
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
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One University Circle
City, State, Zip
Turlock, CA  95382
Phone
(209) 667-3070
Fax
(209) 667-3333
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 1
Waiting List Used
No
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 not 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
77% of 8,069 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 5,213 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 2,856 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,150 (35%) of 6,218 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,456 (35%) of 4,183 admitted students enrolled
Men
694 (34%) of 2,035 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.28
375 And Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
450-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
38%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
460-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
40%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
12%
• Score 18 - 23
49%
• Score 12 - 17
38%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,038|Out-of-state: $18,918
  • Room & Board: - $8,670 (69.80676328502416%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,600 (12.882447665056361%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,150 (17.310789049919485%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


California State University Stanislaus accepts installment plan

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 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001157
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,199 (88.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,078 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,078 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,068 (99.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$16,904
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 970 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,561
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 896 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,544
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 93 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
75 (5.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,184

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,300 (83.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,830 (92.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,830 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5,763 (98.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$17,143
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,136 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,334
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,262 (90.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,424
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 389 (6.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
225 (3.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,901

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$18,960
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
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,689

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


341

Part-Time Faculty


310

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


43%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 13% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 23% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% 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


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 39% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

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
583,671

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
200
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 Stanislaus provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


13.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


47%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


61.8%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (51)


  • Accounting
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Agriculture, General
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (32)


  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Rhetoric
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Sustainable Development
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


69,733

Nearest Metropolitan Area


228 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
37.7 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
58 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
115 mile(s) from campus in San Francisco
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Turlock
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Denair

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


8% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


92%

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 II
Mascot
-
School Colors
Red and gold

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
basketball, football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


California State University Stanislaus offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha xi delta, phi sigma sigma, kappa sigma, tau kappa epsilon, theta chi

Sororities


6% of women participate

Fraternities


5% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,460

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
8,891
Women
5,811
Men
3,080

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 10.2% Asian
  • 2.4% Black/African-American
  • 54.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 23.2% White
  • 4.8% Unknown

International Students


3.9% from 18 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


1,112

Student Resources

Study resources