Overview

Applicants
51,415
Acceptance Rate
43%
Average HS GPA
3.68

GPA Breakdown

43%
Over 3.75
29%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
3%
2.50 - 2.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
520 - 610
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
520 - 610
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 24

Testing Policies


Deadlines

Regular — November 30


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Geographical Residence
State Residency

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
24:1
Total Faculty
2,146
with Terminal Degree
1,132

1,093
Women
1,053
Men
740
Minority
32
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
56%
Graduate in 6 years
68%

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • American/United States Studies/Civilization.
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
  • European Studies/Civilization.
  • Women's Studies.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Radio and Television.
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer Science.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Civil Engineering, General.
  • Computer Engineering, General.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • French Language and Literature.
  • Japanese Language and Literature.
  • Linguistics.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.
  • Religion/Religious Studies.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
  • Geology/Earth Science, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS.

  • Human Services, General.
  • Public Administration.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Anthropology.
  • Economics, General.
  • Geography.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Dance, General.
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Music Performance, General.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Tracy Caldwell
Astronaut

Richard Davis
President & CEO of U.S. Bancorp

Ed Royce
Congressman & Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee

Kevin Costner
Actor

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
22%
Graduate in 5 years
56%
Graduate in 6 years
68%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,555

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,108

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,328

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
68%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$6,345

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$11,193

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$6,895
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$16,399
Required Fees
$1,149
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$2,002

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
34,751
Foreign Countries Represented
77

Demographics

21.63%
Asian
1.82%
African-American
43.91%
Hispanic
18.68%
Caucasian
3.44%
Unknown
6.15%
International

56% female
44% male
1% are out of state
80% are full time
20% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
6%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
30%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Lori Palmerton

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
374
Number of Honor Societies
27

Number of Social Sororities
11
Number of Religious Organizations
28

1% join a fraternity
2% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Titans)
6 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Titans)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

90/99
AASHE STARS® rating
NR
School Has Formal Sustainability Committee
Yes

School employs a sustainability officer
Yes

Public GHG inventory plan
Yes

% food budget spent on local/organic food
55%

Available Transportation Alternatives

Bike Share
Yes

Car Sharing Program
Yes

Carpool/Vanpool Matching Program
Yes

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle
Yes

Incentives Or Programs To Encourage Employees To Live Close To Campus
Yes

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters
Yes

Reduced Parking Fees For Car And Van Poolers
Yes

School Developed Bicycle Plan
Yes
Data provided by Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), STARS®, as of March, 2018.

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell and Apple through Titan Bookstore

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Sharnette Underdue
Director of Outreach, Recruitment, & Orientation

Address
New Student Programs
800 North State College Boulevard UH-1
Fullerton, CA 928346830

Phone
(657) 278-2501

Email
sunderdue@fullerton.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Student Recreation Center
Titan Student Union
Mihaylo Hall
Fullerton Arboretum
5 Starbucks Coffee Shops

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Disneyland
The Block at Orange
Downtown Brea / Brea Mall
Downtown Disney
Irvine Spectrum

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
8am-5pm
(657) 278-2501

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 10 a.m.; Tues, Thurs, Fri. 3 p.m.
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
N/A

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available

Arrangements

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Closest airports are John Wayne (Santa Ana) and Ontario. Taxis and private shuttle companies can get you to and from the airports. Amtrak and Metrolink trains come to the Fullerton Transportation Center; campus shuttles to and from FTC during peak campus times

Driving Instructions to Campus
From LA - 5 South to 91 East to 57 North; exit Nutwood Ave, go left; CSUF is on the right - see Visitor Information Center for more information

Local Accommodations
Marriott located ON campus; corner of Nutwood and 57 freeway


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