California State University - Fullerton

Is Cal State Fullerton a Good School for the Money?

California State University - Fullerton Value Report

Is Cal State Fullerton worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Cal State Fullerton value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Within California, Cal State Fullerton Offers Average Quality for a Good Price.

Top 25% California Value
Top 50% California Quality

California State University - Fullerton is ranked #49 out of #116 in California for quality and #22 out of #90 for California value.

This makes it average quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  22 out of 90
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  75.56 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Cal State Fullerton financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality

California State University - Fullerton is ranked #773 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

California State University - Fullerton provides the kind of quality education we anticipated when compared to other colleges at the same price point. Based on this information we believe it is priced fairly for the type of education provided.

National Value Ranking  773 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  47.49 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
University of Nebraska at Kearney $103,076 A+
William Jewell College $107,487 A
Andrews University $123,412 A
Carroll University $124,288 A-
Doane University $125,627 A-
Shenandoah University $143,484 C+
California State University - Fullerton $147,535 C
Massachusetts College of Art and Design $180,451 F
Regis University $193,841 F
University of New England $195,575 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $147,535 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from Cal State Fullerton will cost you about $147,535. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $30,357 and a typical 4.86 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $30,357
Average Years to Graduate 4.86
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $147,535

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Cal State Fullerton student takes 4.86 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Cal State Fullerton degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$96,107 In-State With Aid
$175,261 Avg Cost No Aid
4.86 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Cal State Fullerton.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $175,261 #283 A-
All Students $147,535 #773 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $135,079 #742 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $136,289 #16 A-
All Students $108,563 #22 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $96,107 #25 B

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 82% of Cal State Fullerton students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Cal State Fullerton financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Cal State Fullerton cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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