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Colleges / California State University, Fullerton

CSU Fullerton Student Life

CSU Fullerton is on a 236-acre campus in a suburban setting in Fullerton, California, not far from Los Angeles. CSU Fullerton has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

CSU Fullerton also has fraternities and sororities.

CSU Fullerton has a thriving Pan-Hellenic Council. In fact, more students participate in Pan-Hellenic Council than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at CSU Fullerton include American Marketing Association, Lacrosse Club, Samaritans (volunteer service club) and Human Services Student Association.

CSU Fullerton students' favorite campus events are Block Party, Spring Concert and Snow Day.

Does CSU Fullerton Offer Student Housing?

First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. In 2021, 0% of undergrads at CSU Fullerton lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to CSU Fullerton. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

CSU Fullerton offers coed housing and .

CSU Fullerton Athletics

At CSU Fullerton there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at CSU Fullerton:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 1 Intercollegiate Club Teams
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Archery Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Equestrian Sports Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ice Hockey Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Lacrosse Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Sailing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Water Polo Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Bowling Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Volleyball Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 1

Is CSU Fullerton Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

California State University, Fullerton is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The CSU Fullerton campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

CSU Fullerton offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to CSU Fullerton

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to CSU Fullerton, take Highway 91, 57 to Fullerton, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to John Wayne (Orange County) airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore CSU Fullerton's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

CSU Fullerton Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

48%

21%

17%

5%

4%

2%

2%

0.18%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

36,770

Graduate Students

5,281

Non-Resident / International Students

1,961

CSU Fullerton Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

42,051

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,975

Out-of-State

$18,855

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Nov 30
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