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Located in Fullerton, California, California State University - Fullerton is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Fullerton 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.

$30,990 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
59% Acceptance Rate

Where Is California State University - Fullerton?


Contact details for Cal State Fullerton are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
Phone: 657-278-2593

How Do I Get Into Cal State Fullerton?

You can apply to Cal State Fullerton online at:

Admission Requirements for Cal State Fullerton

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Cal State Fullerton?

59% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
Cal State Fullerton has an acceptance rate of 59%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.

Can I Afford California State University - Fullerton?

$30,990 Net Price
17% Take Out Loans
0.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Cal State Fullerton is $30,990. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Cal State Fullerton, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $5,004 a year. That adds up to $20,016 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cal State Fullerton is 0.8%. 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.

California State University - Fullerton Undergraduate Student Diversity

27,874 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 35,600 undergraduate students at Cal State Fullerton, with 27,874 being full-time and 7,726 being part-time.


There are also 5,138 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 27,874 full-time undergraduates at Cal State Fullerton, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of California State University - Fullerton students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6,369
Black or African American 534
Hispanic or Latino 13,652
White 4,390
International Students 1,237
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,692

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at California State University - Fullerton. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 95 countries are represented at Cal State Fullerton. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Kuwait.

Online Learning at California State University - Fullerton

6,814 Took All Classes Online
32,595 Took At Least One Class Online
410.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 32,595 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cal State Fullerton has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 8th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Cal State Fullerton

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State University - Fullerton was 410.6%. This is the #138 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Cal State Fullerton regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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