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Colleges / California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton

Fullerton, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate59%
Acceptance Rate59%

CSU Fullerton Academics

California State University, Fullerton requires a minimum of 120 semester units to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at CSU Fullerton, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. CSU Fullerton accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, CSU Fullerton has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 71% of students who start college at CSU Fullerton complete all the credits required within six years.

CSU Fullerton offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: CSU Fullerton may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At CSU Fullerton?

CSU Fullerton has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with CSU Fullerton directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at CSU Fullerton

When choosing a major, CSU Fullerton students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at CSU Fullerton.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

CSU Fullerton does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at CSU Fullerton

CSU Fullerton offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About California State University, Fullerton


Does CSU Fullerton Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ CSU Fullerton does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does CSU Fullerton Have An Online Program?

✅ CSU Fullerton has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does CSU Fullerton Give AP Credit?

✅ CSU Fullerton offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does CSU Fullerton Have An Honors Program?

✅ CSU Fullerton offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at CSU Fullerton.

Does CSU Fullerton Require Internships?

🟨 CSU Fullerton does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About California State University, Fullerton


California State University, Fullerton Library

The main library on campus is the Pollak Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at CSU Fullerton

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

CSU Fullerton does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does CSU Fullerton have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

CSU Fullerton has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at CSU Fullerton include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Keep Reading About CSU Fullerton

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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CSU Fullerton Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

40,738

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

59%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,975

Out-of-State

$18,855

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Nov 30
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