If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Cal State Fullerton's 3,842 students stuck around until graduation.
Below You'll Find:
How are Cal State Fullerton's Retention and Graduation Rates Applicable to You?
Having a better understanding of retention and graduation rates will help you make an informed decision about your education. Retention Rates let you know how many first year students come back for their sophomore year. The graduation rate will tell you how long it takes the average student to complete their degree. We consider the "on-time" graduation rate for a bachelor's degree to be four years, but colleges report their "overall" graduation rate at six years.
If you want to graduate within four years, be sure to check out California State University - Fullerton's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Cal State Fullerton for Their Sophomore Year?
With 88.0% of students staying on for a second year, California State University - Fullerton is one of the best in the country when it comes to freshman retention rates.
- When you attend a school that is high quality and a good fit for you, it is more likely you'll return for another year.Read more about why retention is so important.
- How many students make it past freshman year? You might be surprised at the answer.
California State University - Fullerton Graduation Rates for Full-Time Students
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Cal State Fullerton.
Out of the 8,392 degree seeking undergraduates new to California State University - Fullerton in 2016, 4,287 (about 51%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Cal State Fullerton may reflect other priorities such as providing education for "returning" or "part-time" students. The following data should be discounted accordingly.
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask California State University - Fullerton about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
You stand a good chance of graduating from this college, but not on time (two or four years depending on the degree). California State University - Fullerton has an overall graduation rate of 61.9%, which is above average when compared nationally, but only 17.3% of first-time/full-time students do so on time, which is among the worst.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend California State University - Fullerton we would expect an overall graduation rate of 47.4%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 14.5% higher. Therefore, California State University - Fullerton is among the highest performing schools nationwide in graduating students when their anticipated academic achievement is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
38.1% of students at California State University - Fullerton failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?