Cal State Fullerton Student Population

Total 40,280 students are enrolled in California State University-Fullerton (34,860 undergraduate and 5,420 graduate). Among them, 2,161 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 2,051 faculties are working for California State University-Fullerton and student to faculty ratio is 19.64 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 40,280
  • Undergraduate: 34,860
  • Graduate: 5,420
  • Online Students: 2,161

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 40,280 students enrolled into California State University-Fullerton. 34,860 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 5,420 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 31,179 full-time and 9,101 part-time students. By gender, 17,126 male and 23,319 female students are attending at California State University-Fullerton. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for California State University-Fullerton.
Student Population By Gender
California State University-Fullerton
TotalMaleFemale
Total40,44517,12623,319
Undergraduate35,33515,20920,126
Graduate5,1101,9173,193
Student Population By Attending Status
California State University-Fullerton
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total40,44531,1799,266
Undergraduate35,33528,8206,515
Graduate5,1102,3592,751

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at California State University-Fullerton.
There are 7,870 White (19.46%), 808 Black/African American (2.00%), 17,669 Hispanic (43.69%), 8,249 Asian (20.40%), and 5,849 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMaleFemale
Total40,44517,12623,319
American Indian/Native American511833
Asian8,2493,9464,303
Black/African American808337471
Hispanic17,6696,73210,937
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander702743
White7,8703,4124,458
Two More1,554628926
Un-Known1,312577735
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMaleFemale
Total35,33515,20920,126
American Indian/Native American401426
Asian7,3843,5693,815
Black/African American667291376
Hispanic16,1566,2529,904
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander632340
White6,3652,8993,466
Two More1,394571823
Un-Known1,057484573
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,1101,9173,193
American Indian/Native American1147
Asian865377488
Black/African American1414695
Hispanic1,5134801,033
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander743
White1,505513992
Two More16057103
Un-Known25593162

Online Student Population

California State University-Fullerton offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 2,161 students (5.36% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 12,133 students (30.12% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for California State University-Fullerton.
Distance Learning Student Population at California State University-Fullerton
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total40,2802,16112,13325,986
Undergraduate34,8601,04811,20822,604
Graduate5,4201,1139253,382

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at California State University-Fullerton. 20,834 students are aged 20 to 24 (51.72% of total students), 8,494 students are aged below 20 (21.09%), 395 students are aged above 50 (0.98%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California State University-Fullerton.
Student Population By Age at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMaleFemale
Total40,28017,23023,050
Under 18472171301
Age 18-198,0223,1894,833
Age 20-219,6373,8645,773
Age 22-2411,1975,1995,998
Age 25-296,5023,0213,481
Age 30-342,1219371,184
Age 35-391,046464582
Age 40-49888284604
Age 50-6436891277
Over 64271017
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMaleFemale
Total34,86015,19919,661
Under 18472171301
Age 18-198,0213,1894,832
Age 20-219,5953,8485,747
Age 22-249,9344,7365,198
Age 25-294,4392,2322,207
Age 30-341,261590671
Age 35-39558247311
Age 40-49405141264
Age 50-6415839119
Over 6417611
Graduate Student Population By Age at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,4202,0313,389
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21421626
Age 22-241,263463800
Age 25-292,0637891,274
Age 30-34860347513
Age 35-39488217271
Age 40-49483143340
Age 50-6421052158
Over 641046

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