Cal State Fullerton

Graduates: 4404
Undergraduates: 33116
Graduates: 4404
Setting: Suburban
In-state Tuition: $5,472.00
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,632.00
Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:01
SAT / ACT / GPA: 1018 / 21 / 3.48
Public/Private: Public
Male/Female Ratio: 45:55
Campus Housing: Yes
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Campus Housing: Yes
Acceptance Rate: 44%

California State University, Fullerton (known as CSUF, Fullerton, or Cal State Fullerton) is a public comprehensive university located in Fullerton, CA. With a total enrollment of 38,325, it has the largest student body out of the 23 campus California State University system, is the largest comprehensive university in the State of California, and is the second largest university overall (just behind UCLA), in terms of enrollment. At 5,349 students,the university also enrolls the largest graduate student class in the CSU and one of the largest in all of the state.

Learning is preeminent at California State University, Fullerton. We aspire to combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaboration to expand knowledge. Our affordable undergraduate and graduate programs provide students the best of current practice, theory and research and integrate professional studies with preparation in the arts and sciences. Through experiences in and out of the classroom, students develop the habit of intellectual inquiry, prepare for challenging professions, strengthen relationships to their communities and contribute productively to society. We are a comprehensive, regional university with a global outlook, located in Orange County, a technologically rich and culturally vibrant area of metropolitan Los Angeles. Our expertise and diversity serve as a distinctive resource and catalyst for partnerships with public and private organizations. We strive to be a center of activity essential to the intellectual, cultural and economic development of our region.

n 1957, CSUF became the twelfth state college in California to be authorized by the state legislature as a degree-granting institution. The following year, a site was designated for the campus to be established in northeast Fullerton. The property was purchased in 1959. This is the same year that Dr. William B. Langsdorf was appointed as founding president of the school. The University was originally named Orange County State College. Classes began with 452 students in September 1959. The name of the school was changed to Orange State College in July 1962. In 1964, the name of the school was changed for a second time to California State College at Fullerton. In June 1972, the final name change occurred and the school became California State University, Fullerton. 2000s: Modern growth The University grew rapidly in the 2000 decade. The Performing Arts Center was built in January 2006, and in the summer of 2008 the newly constructed Steven G. Mihaylo Hall and the new Student Recreation Center opened. In fall 2008, the Performing Arts Center was renamed the Joseph A.W. Clayes III Performing Arts Center, in honor of a $5-million pledge made to the University by the trustees of the Joseph A.W. Clayes III Charitable Trust. Since 1963, the curriculum has expanded to include many graduate programs, including multiple doctorate degrees, as well as numerous credential and certificate programs.

urban, 236 acres (96�ha)


CSUF alumni include an astronaut who has made two trips to space; politicians and Academy Award-winning directors, actors, producers and cinematographers; award-winning journalists, authors and screenwriters; nationally recognized teachers; presidents and CEOs of leading corporations; international opera stars, musicians and Broadway stars; and professional athletes, Olympians, doctors, scientists, researchers and social activists. Titan alumni number more than 210,000. An active Alumni Association keeps them connected through numerous networking and social events, and also sponsors nationwide chapters.


Website: www.fullerton.edu/
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