Apply to Cal State Fullerton

Application Fee
$55
Graduate Application Fee
$55
Acceptance Rate
53%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
18%
Freshmen Enrollment
4,778
SAT Scores
1,115
ACT Scores
22

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 50,105 students have applied and 26,398 students have allowed to admit to California State University-Fullerton (Acceptance rate: 52.69%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 18.10 % where 4,778 students have finally enrolled out of 26,398 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Azusa Pacific University and Biola University, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 58.00%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 20.38%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,115 and the average ACT score is 22 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of California State University-Fullerton is average than the schools (average score is 1,218). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
California State University-Fullerton1,11522
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,19325
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in California116770

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At California State University-Fullerton, 4,579 students submitted SAT scores (96% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,115 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510600
Mathematics520600
Total1,0301,200
At California State University-Fullerton, 1,260 students submitted ACT scores (26% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 22 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading1924
English1724
Mathematics1825
Total5473
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Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to California State University-Fullerton. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and Admission test scores.
Admission Requirements for Applying to California State University-Fullerton
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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