About Cal State Fullerton

At Cal State 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.

QUICK FACTS:

Enrollment Stats: 37,677 enrolled in fall 2012

International students from 79 nations, total 1,318 enrolled in
fall 2012

Diversity of student body:
(fall 2012 census): American Indian 0.25%, Asian/Pacific Islander 21%, Black 2.5%, Hispanic 33%, White 29%, Multiple Race Non-Hispanic 4%, Unknown 5% and International Students 5%. (Total exceeds 100%, due to rounding.)

Faculty: Approximately 1,835 full- and part-time members

Degree programs offered:
107 — 55 undergraduate, 52 graduate, including doctorates in education and nursing practice


National Rankings:
U.S. News & World Report (September 2012) ranks CSUF among "Top Public Universities," (No. 5 among Top Public Universities-Master's institutions in the West)

Diverse Issues in Higher Education (June 2012) ranks CSUF eighth in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (May 2012) ranks CSUF No. 1 in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics, based on 2011 data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Princeton Review's Best 296 Business Schools (2013 edition) includes the Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, the state's largest accredited business college.

The Templeton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development lists CSUF's Student Leadership Institute among "Exemplary Programs" in the student leadership category.