California State University-Fullerton

Fullerton, CA 92831

Located in Fullerton, California, California State University-Fullerton is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 44,493 and 21,459 students were accepted.

California State University-Fullerton's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,472 and fees $1,088. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,632 and $1,088 respectively.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate89%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. RN to BSN
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. Masters degrees (MSN)

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 266
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 83
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 26

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from California State University-Fullerton

Summit College - Anaheim
2.85 miles away
Bethesda University of California
4.3 miles away
North Orange County ROP
4.5 miles away
CIT College of InfoMedical Technology
4.86 miles away
American Career College - Orange County
5.68 miles away
Coast Health Career College
6.47 miles away
California Career Institute, Garden Grove
7.89 miles away
Stanton University, Garden Grove
8.35 miles away
Santa Ana College
8.59 miles away
Medical Allied Career Center
10.43 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
02/28/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1981 - 06/30/2007
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1981 - 06/30/2007
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
01/27/2007 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
01/31/2004 - 01/27/2007
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/01/2007 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/20/2002 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
04/01/1972 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading450 to 550
SAT: Math470 to 570
ACT Composite19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$4,540
30k to 48k$5,855
48k to 75k$9,305
75k to 110k$14,347
Over 110k$16,622
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $372.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $372.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing
California State University-Fullerton
800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831

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