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California State University - Fullerton was awarded 1,801 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general human services.
Cal State Fullerton landed the #319 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Cal State Fullerton held the #403 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 170 colleges in California, Cal State Fullerton is ranked at #42.
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If you're applying to California State University - Fullerton you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 68%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.
About 97% of students accepted to Cal State Fullerton submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 590. Math scores were between 500 and 590.
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At California State University - Fullerton, the student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at California State University - Fullerton is 50%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate of 89% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like California State University - Fullerton enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Cal State Fullerton is 22%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 36,975 undergraduates at Cal State Fullerton with 29,721 being full-time and 7,254 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cal State Fullerton, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Cal State Fullerton, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $5,718 a year. That adds up to $22,872 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Cal State Fullerton is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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Contact details for Cal State Fullerton are given below.
|Address:||800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-3599|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||2,451||$43,105|
|Communication & Media Studies||754||$34,333|
|Health & Physical Education||544||$27,044|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||511||NA|
|Fine & Studio Arts||401||$26,006|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||365||$32,658|
Learn more about the majors offered at California State University - Fullerton along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 42,003 students took at least one online class at California State University - Fullerton. This is an increase from the 15,479 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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