Pathway leading to the parking structure, 2010

California State University-Fullerton

Fullerton, California
Pathway leading to the parking structure, 2010 credit: Arnold C {Buchanan-Hermit}
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Overview
Public
29,721 Undergraduates
68% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Public
Region: West
Division 1
Size: Big
Doctoral
California State University-Fullerton
800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, California
92831-3599
(657) 278-2593
www.fullerton.edu/

California State University, Fullerton, a public research university in Fullerton, California, is one of the top 225 institutions of higher education in the United States. In 1957, the school started as Orange County State College thanks to the state legislature. In 1972, it was renamed as California State University, Fullerton. Today, the school sits on more than 200 acres of land. Its motto is “Vox Veritas Vita” or “Voice, Truth, Life.” Notable alumni include actor Kevin Costner, basketball player Bruce Bowen, singer Gwen Stefani, basketball player Cedric Ceballos, United States Representative Ed Royce, car racer Ashley Force Hood, TV writer Marc Cherry, actress Kirsten Vangsness, baseball player Gabe Kapler and football player Mark Collins. The school’s colors are navy blue, white and orange, its mascot is Tuffy the Titan and its teams are nicknamed the Titans. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – Big West, and there are 16 varsity teams at the school. Varsity sports offered by California State University, Fullerton include men’s cross country, baseball, basketball, golf, soccer and indoor and outdoor track and field, and women’s basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, golf, tennis, volleyball and indoor and outdoor track and field.

Location

Fullerton is a city located in northern Orange County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 135,161.Fullerton was founded in 1887. It secured the land on behalf of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. More from Wikipedia...

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88

restaurants score

Students
41%

Men

59%

Women

23

Average Age of Entering Students

3607

New Transfer Students

Admissions
68%

Acceptance Rate

17%

Enrollment Yield

1000-1180

SAT Range

45,449

Applicants in 2020

Costs
$8,322

Typical Cost

$18,833

Out-Of-State (published)

$6,953

In-State (published)

80%

Recieve Financial Aid

55%

Have Loans

$12,500

Median Debt

Academics
27 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

"Business Administration and Management

Top Major

1

National Academy Members

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 325 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 24 fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Big West Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Big West Conference

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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