• location

    Fullerton, California

  • number of students

    36156

  • mascot

    Tuffy the Titan

  • website

    http://www.fullerton.edu/

  • year founded

    1957

  • contact

    657-278-2011
    strategiccomm@fullerton.edu

School Description

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.

awards

National Rankings: U.S. News & World Report (September 2011) ranks CSUF among "Top Public Universities," (No. 6 among Top Public Universities-Master's institutions in the West) Diverse Issues in Higher Education (June 2011) ranks CSUF ninth 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 2011) ranks CSUF No. 1 in California and fifth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics, based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education.