California State University-Fullerton Graduate Schools

California State University-Fullerton (referred to as Cal State Fullerton) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fullerton, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Fullerton is $8,410 for California residents and $17,914 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,076 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 42,051 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

California State University-Fullerton (referred to as Cal State Fullerton) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fullerton, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (2/28/1961 - Current).
Cal State Fullerton Directory Information
School NameCalifornia State University-Fullerton (Cal State Fullerton)
Address800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
Phone657-278-2593
Webhttps://www.fullerton.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.fullerton.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Fullerton is $8,410 for California residents and $17,914 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,076 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 42,051 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 112 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,914
$8,410 for California Residents
Student Population5,076
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs112 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio27 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Fullerton is $8,410 for California residents and $17,914 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Fullerton offers the alternative tuition plans.
California State University-Fullerton offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of California State University-Fullerton is $8,410 for California residents and $17,914 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.12% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,176$1,108$16,680$1,108
2018-2019$7,176$1,144$16,680$1,144
2019-2020$7,176$1,182$16,680$1,182
2020-2021$7,176$1,212$16,680$1,212
2021-2022$7,176$1,234$16,680$1,234
The graduate school tuition & fees of Cal State Fullerton is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,632 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California State University-Fullerton$8,410$17,914
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,741$22,122
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,632
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $21,706 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Fullerton. On-campus living costs are decreased by -3.76% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,103. Off-campus living costs are increased by 8.05% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,642$2,902$14,502$2,974
2018-2019$15,898$2,952$15,150$3,024
2019-2020$15,852$3,209$16,189$3,283
2020-2021$16,296$4,316$15,592$4,864
2021-2022$16,703$3,133$17,100$5,003
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at California State University-Fullerton. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396

Graduate Programs at Cal State Fullerton

California State University-Fullerton offers 58 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,799 students have completed their study at California State University-Fullerton.
Offered Degrees at California State University-Fullerton
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree5001,725
Doctor's degree - professional practice2040
Doctor's degree - other2020
Post Bachelor's Degree4014
Total5801,799
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California State University-Fullerton by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Industrial and Product Design program with 125 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 422 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 29 completers.
California State University-Fullerton offers 58 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,799 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,725 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 40 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 19 completers$56,400
Environmental Science19-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 38 completers$55,500
Speech Communication and Rhetoric38$55,500
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 159 completers-
Information Technology58-
Computer Science101$75,100
Education [+] 461 completers-
Education274-
Educational/Instructional Technology151-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services36-
Engineering [+] 261 completers-
Civil Engineering51$67,900
Computer Engineering32$93,200
Computer Software Engineering74-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering43-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering32$67,000
Mechanical Engineering29-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 17 completers-
Linguistics7-
Spanish Language and Literature10-
English Language and Literature [+] 25 completers$42,200
English Language and Literature25$42,200
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences17-
Biotechnology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 75 completers-
Mathematics44-
Statistics31-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Gerontology8-
Natural Sciences0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 36 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness36$33,600
Physical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Chemistry9-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Physics11-
Psychology [+] 29 completers-
Psychology29-
Human Services [+] 114 completers-
Public Administration21-
Social Work93$52,900
Social Sciences [+] 47 completers-
Anthropology11-
Economics4-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics6-
Geography7-
Political Science and Government7-
Sociology12-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 54 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Playwriting and Screenwriting10-
Art/Art Studies6-
Fine/Studio Arts12-
Music1-
Music Performance20-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 114 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders30$68,100
Public Health16$46,200
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse68$111,400
Business [+] 185 completers-
Business Administration and Management126$75,500
Accounting36$62,300
Taxation23$63,400
History [+] 32 completers-
History32$44,800
Total1,725
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Nursing Practice20-
Total20
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 40 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration29-
Community College Education11-
Total40
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Community College Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor12-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Industrial and Product Design1-
Music Performance1-
Total14

Graduate Student Population at Cal State Fullerton

For academic year 2021-2022, total 5,076 students enrolled into California State University-Fullerton graduate schools where it has total 42,051 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,372 full-time and 2,704 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,920 male and 3,156 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,0761,9203,156
Full-time2,3727931,579
Part-tme2,7041,1271,577
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,512 White (29.79%), 147 Black/African American (2.90%), 1,603 Hispanic (31.58%), 903 Asian (17.79%), and 911 students with other races. 500 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,0761,9203,156
American Indian/Native American1055
Asian903399504
Black/African American14744103
Hispanic1,6035421,061
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White1,512537975
Two More17758119
Un-Known22080140
Non-resident Alien500253247
California State University-Fullerton offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 4,831 graduate students (95.17% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 219 graduate students (4.31% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,076
Enrolled Online Exclusively4,831
Enrolled Some Online Courses219
Not in Online Courses26
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at California State University-Fullerton. 1,274 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.10% of total students), 247 students are aged above 50 (4.87%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California State University-Fullerton.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,0761,9203,156
Age 20-2143934
Age 22-241,231440791
Age 25-291,7677161,051
Age 30-34858354504
Age 35-39458182276
Age 40-49472155317
Age 50-6423560175
Over 641248

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