California State University - Fullerton

Cal State Fullerton Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Cal State Fullerton students.

Cal State Fullerton Student Population

How Many Students Attend California State University - Fullerton?

Cal State Fullerton total enrollment is approximately 40,445 students.

28,820 are undergraduates and 2,359 are graduate students.

Cal State Fullerton Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Cal State Fullerton undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.

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Cal State Fullerton Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 13,276
Asian 6,245
White 4,940
International 1,885
Multi-Ethnic 1,105
Unknown 758
Black or African American 535
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 48

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Cal State Fullerton Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 67% of full-time grad students are women, and 33% men.

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Cal State Fullerton Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 721
White 658
International 420
Asian 342
Unknown 85
Multi-Ethnic 67
Black or African American 57
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Cal State Fullerton achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #989 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  989 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  71.88 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Cal State Fullerton Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Cal State Fullerton overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Cal State Fullerton is ranked 631 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  631 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  83.37 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Cal State Fullerton Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 17,669
Asian 8,249
White 7,870
International 2,862
Multi-Ethnic 1,554
Unknown 1,312
Black or African American 808
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 70

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - Fullerton Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,919
Asian 665
Black or African American 200
Multi-Ethnic 34
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 15
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Cal State Fullerton ranks 1,047 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1047 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  72.39 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 23,319 female students and 17,126 male students at Cal State Fullerton.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Cal State Fullerton is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.40 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 2,040 female teachers and 1,717 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.18% Out of State
3.95% Out of the Country

Cal State Fullerton ranks 1,568 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.18% of Cal State Fullerton students come from out of state, and 3.95% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  28 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 20 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
California 4,200
Washington 7
Texas 7
Florida 6
Nevada 4

International Students at Cal State Fullerton

Students from 95 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Kuwait.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
42.72% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  76.49 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Cal State Fullerton, 42.72% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 11,870
20-21 9,530
18-19 7,943
25-29 6,700
35 and over 2,244
30-34 2,145
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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