California State University-Fullerton

Acceptance Rate 68 %
SAT Average 1,090
Tuition & Fees $18,833
Student Population 42,051
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,612

Academic Overview

California State University-Fullerton Campus, Fullerton, CA
California State University-Fullerton is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Fullerton, California. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,953 for California residents and $18,833 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 42,051 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 68% and the graduation rate is 69% last year.
The salary after graduation from California State University-Fullerton varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of California State University-Fullerton are $6,953 for California residents and $18,833 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,388 for in-state students and $17,892 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Fullerton 2021 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Cal State Fullerton. The acceptance rate of Cal State Fullerton is 68% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18%. The average graduation rate is 69% and the transfer-out rate is 2%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,612 and 68% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 42,051 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California State University-Fullerton is 68 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California State University-Fullerton is 69 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for California State University-Fullerton is 2 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for California State University-Fullerton is 88 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California State University-Fullerton is 42,051
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California State University-Fullerton is 25 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
25 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,612 at California State University-Fullerton.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Cal State Fullerton offers 114 major programs through online and on-site education where 7 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree572
Post Bachelor's Degree40
Master's Degree495
Doctor's degree - professional practice20
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities

California State University-Fullerton offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,045)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,008)

Veterans Benefits

California State University-Fullerton has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges