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 California State University-Fullerton

California State University-Fullerton - Fullerton, CA

800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

General information:(657)278-2011
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Master's degree
Bachelor's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:36,156(30,782 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:25 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $4,662 $4,858 $6,120 -21%
Out-of-state $15,622 $16,018 $17,280 -7%
Books and supplies $1,638 $1,620 $1,700 -5%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $9,082 $9,632 $10,300 -6%
Other $3,800 $3,900 $4,100 -5%
Off Campus
Room and board $11,124 $11,430 $12,000 -5%
Other $3,900 $4,000 $4,200 -5%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,900 $4,000 $4,200 -5%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $19,182 $20,010 $22,220 -9%
Off Campus $21,324 $21,908 $24,020 -13%
Off Campus with Family $10,200 $10,478 $12,020 -17%
Out-of-state
On Campus $30,142 $31,170 $33,380 -6%
Off Campus $32,284 $33,068 $35,180 -6%
Off Campus with Family $21,160 $21,638 $23,180 -9%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $5,472
In-state fees $648
Out-of-state tuition $16,632
Out-of-state fees $648
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,738
In-state fee $648
Out-of-state tuition $15,666
Out-of-state fees $648
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,187 58% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,686 45% $15,755,320 $9,345
Federal grants 1,432 38% $7,296,080 $5,095
Pell grants 1,431 38% $6,246,765 $4,365
Other federal grants 1,417 38% $1,049,315 $741
State/local government grant or scholarships 1,302 35% $3,313,982 $2,545
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,300 35% $5,145,258 $3,958
Student loan aid 984 26% $4,775,726 $4,853
Federal student loans 981 26% $4,566,849 $4,655
Other student loans 25 1% $208,877 $8,355
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 12,315 41% $102,280,000 $8,305
Pell grants 10,697 36% $45,198,247 $4,225
Federal student loans 8,255 28% $53,176,663 $6,442

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $4,874 $4,338 $4,294
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $2,412 $1,052 $1,318
$30,001 - $48,000 $4,424 $3,486 $3,552
$48,001 - $75,000 $7,582 $7,158 $7,138
$75,001 - $110,000 $11,127 $12,045 $11,985
$110,001 and more $11,658 $12,977 $13,255

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 36,156
Undergraduate enrollment 30,782
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 3,532
Graduate enrollment 5,374
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$55

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$55

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 33,565 13,970 19,595
Percent admitted 45% 45% 45%
Percent admitted who enrolled 45% 12% 11%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 3755 96%
ACT 1070 27%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 440 540
SAT Math 450 570
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 18 25
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 52 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAAMenWomen
All Track Combined 5091
Baseball 36-
Basketball 1819
Golf 1111
Soccer 2934
Softball -21
Tennis -10
Volleyball -19

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities02/28/1961 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education

Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses

01/27/2007 Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education

Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses

01/31/2004 - 01/27/2007Pre-Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

05/24/1971 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

04/01/2007 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

04/20/2002 Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level

04/01/1972 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health

06/14/2008 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1974 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation

Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1982 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1966 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1974 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1970 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

12/01/1981 - 06/30/2007Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

12/01/1981 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession424
Drug law violations2918 17
Liquor law violations91817
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 100
Drug law violations 1064
Liquor law violations 146
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 020
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 111
Aggravated assault 4117
Burglary 8105
Motor vehicle theft 211014
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 020
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 110
Aggravated assault 001
Burglary 151
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate6.2%
Number in default289
Number in repayment4,653

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00113700

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMMaster's degree Bachelor's degree Doctor's degree - professional practice
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
American/United States Studies/Civilization1926-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other-7-
European Studies/Civilization-1-
Latin American Studies-2-
Women's Studies-6-
Category total19102-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry-37-
Biology/Biological Sciences, General112-
Category total11177-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting47--
Business Administration and Management, General17090-
International Business/Trade/Commerce-6-
Taxation21--
Category total2381809-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Radio and Television-11-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric386-
Category total381019-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science8857-
Information Technology4--
Category total9257-
Education Colleges
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services54--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-398-
Education, General307--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--11
Educational/Instructional Technology19--
Category total38039811
Engineering Colleges
Civil Engineering, General5953-
Computer Engineering, General-8-
Computer Software Engineering38--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering671-
Mechanical Engineering2134-
Category total185115-
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General247-
Rhetoric and Composition163-
Category total40220-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature11-
German Language and Literature-1-
Japanese Language and Literature-4-
Linguistics101-
Spanish Language and Literature1910-
Category total3087-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer-5-
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General323-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-4-
Public Health, General33--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse114216-
Category total179504-
History Colleges
History, General161-
Category total16144-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies-6-
Category total-248-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-248-
Category total-248-
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General255-
Category total2554-
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Gerontology8--
Natural Sciences2--
Category total10--
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science18--
Category total18--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General511-
Category total51254-
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy-6-
Religion/Religious Studies-4-
Category total-56-
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General515-
Geology/Earth Science, General515-
Physics, General56-
Category total1536-
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General2217-
Category total22435-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Human Services, General-6-
Public Administration264-
Social Work44--
Category total70268-
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology184-
Economics, General34-
Geography62-
Political Science and Government, General216-
Sociology2438-
Category total72549-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General72-
Dance, General-1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General63-
Fine/Studio Arts, General1813-
Music Performance, General1721-
Music, General329-
Category total51408-
Grand total156231311