California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton (also known as Cal State Fullerton) is a public research university within the California Stare University System. The university was established in 1957 and is situated on 236 acres of land. The school has the largest postgraduate student body in the state of California. Currently, California State University, Fullerton has 40,235 students enrolled.



California State University, Fullerton is the only public university in California to offer a Masters of Science Degree in Nursing. California College Bound participants with an interest in: nursing, athletics, computer science, public administration, and theatre should consider California State University, Fullerton.

The school has gone through a series of name changes as illustrated below:

  1. Between 1959-1962 it was referred to as Orange County State College
  2. Between 1962-1964 Orange State College
  3. Between 1964-1972 California State College at Fullerton
  4. 1972 to present California State University, Fullerton

Academics at California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton offers 57 undergraduate degrees, 52 graduate degrees and 2 doctoral degrees, in the following departments:

  • University of Extended Education
  • College of Education
  • College of Health and Human Development
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • College of Communication
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of the Arts
  • Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics

Tuition at California State University, Fullerton

Annual tuition is approximately $6,000. California State University, Fullerton aims at providing affordable education and is ranked 2nd in the West for alumni with the lowest student debt. 68% of California State University, Fullerton students received financial aid, in 2016.

Location of California State University, Fullerton: Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton is located in Northern Orange County, California. The town has a population of 131,161 residents. The main mode of transport in Fullerton is road and rail. Cal State Fullerton also has a satellite campus in Irvine, California.

Beautiful Sites to Visit Near California State University, Fullerton

Noteworthy attractions near CSU Fullerton include:

  • Craig Regional Park
  • Hsi Lai Temple
  • Adventure City Amusement Park
  • The Fullerton Arboretum
  • Brea Dam Recreational Area
  • Maverick Theatre
  • Fullerton Museum Centre
  • Ralph B. Clark Regional Park
  • Amelia Mayberry Park
  • Peter F. Schabarum Regional Park

California State University, Fullerton at a Glance

  • Location: Fullerton
  • California State School & Public Research school
  • Undergraduate, graduate, doctorate degrees
  • Student enrollment: 40,235
  • Annual tuition: $6,000
  • Ranked: 4th in Nursing Anaesthesia and 20th in Nursing Midwifery
  • For more information, visit: https://www.fullerton.edu/

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