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Get the facts about California State University - Stanislaus. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is California State University - Stanislaus Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

California State University - Stanislaus was awarded 32 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Stan State is ranked #951 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Stan State is also ranked #78 out of 116 schools in California.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Stan State?

Acceptance Rate

California State University - Stanislaus has an acceptance rate of 77%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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California State University - Stanislaus Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At California State University - Stanislaus, the student to faculty ratio is 22 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.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at California State University - Stanislaus is 51%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at California State University - Stanislaus

Freshmen Retention Rate

California State University - Stanislaus has a freshmen retention rate of 80%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  80 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 16% for first-time, full-time students at Stan State, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  16 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Stan State

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 9,723 undergraduates at Stan State with 8,262 being full-time and 1,461 being part-time.

Stan State Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Stan State is 36.58 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  36.58 out of 100
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How Much Does California State University - Stanislaus Cost?

The overall average net price of Stan State is $6,174. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Stan State

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,483 $4,365 $8,406 $12,486 $15,403

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 Stan State, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Stan State, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,408 a year. That adds up to $17,632 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Stan State is 4.4%. 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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How Much Money Do Stan State Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Stan State make about $45,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Stan State students since it is 14% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of California State University - Stanislaus

California State University - Stanislaus is a public institution located in Turlock, California. The suburban atmosphere of Turlock makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for Stan State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382-0299
Phone: 209-667-3122

California State University - Stanislaus Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 44 majors graduated from California State University - Stanislaus. Of these students, 2,332 received undergraduate degrees and 300 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 439 $36,800
General Psychology 333 $26,100
Criminal Justice & Corrections 201 $32,600
Liberal Arts General Studies 198 $23,800
Sociology 162 $25,400
General Biology 129 $31,000
Nursing 125 $96,800
Health & Physical Education 122 $28,100
Communication & Media Studies 79 $32,900
Teacher Education Grade Specific 65 $25,400

Learn more about the majors offered at California State University - Stanislaus along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Stan State

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 4,188 students took at least one online class at California State University - Stanislaus. This is an increase from the 4,118 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,188 224
2016-2017 4,118 342
2015-2016 3,193 109
2014-2015 2,884 66
2013-2014 2,237 63

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Notes and References


*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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