2021 Student Population

A total of 42,051 students have enrolled at California State University-Fullerton - 36,975 undergraduate and 5,076 graduate.
By gender, 17,390 male and 24,661 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 32,093 full-time students and 9,958 part-time students.
The number of students at California State University-Fullerton is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Azusa Pacific University and Biola University, its population is very large (average population is 7,801).
California State University-Fullerton offers online degree/certificate programs and 39,292 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 17,390 male and 24,661 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.71 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total36,97529,7217,254
Men15,47012,1403,330
Women21,50517,5813,924
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,0762,3722,704
Men1,9207931,127
Women3,1561,5791,577

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 19,356 Hispanic students (46.03%) and 8,675 Asian students (20.63%) at California State University-Fullerton(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California State University-Fullerton.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native301119
Asian7,7723,7134,059
Black or African American732316416
Hispanic17,7536,61911,134
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander682345
White6,3362,8533,483
Two or More Races1,392571821
Race/Ethnicity Unknown926430496
Total 36,97515,47021,505
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native1055
Asian903399504
Black or African American14744103
Hispanic1,6035421,061
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White1,512537975
Two or More Races17758119
Race/Ethnicity Unknown22080140
Total 5,0761,9203,156

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 31,181 students whose age under twenty five and 4,621 students whose age is over thirty years old at California State University-Fullerton.
Especially, 576 students are younger than eighteen and 23 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at California State University-Fullerton.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMenWomen
Total36,975 15,47021,505
Under 18576 201375
18-199,427 3,5775,850
20-2110,444 4,1006,344
22-249,460 4,3945,066
25-294,482 2,1862,296
30-341,364 595769
35-39593 231362
40-49444 137307
50-64174 44130
65 and over11 56
Total 36,975 15,47021,505
Population by Student Age at California State University-Fullerton
TotalMenWomen
Total5,076 1,9203,156
20-2143 934
22-241,231 440791
25-291,767 7161,051
30-34858 354504
35-39458 182276
40-49472 155317
50-64235 60175
65 and over12 48
Total 5,076 1,9203,156

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California State University-Fullerton, 42,003 students (99.89% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 39,292 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 38,029 students live in California where California State University-Fullerton is located in and 236 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total42,05136,9755,076
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes39,29234,4614,831
Enrolled Some in Online Classes2,7112,492219
Not Enrolled in Online Classes482226
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)39,29234,4614,831
California Residents38,02933,6654,364
Other State in U.S.236116120
Outside of U.S.1,027680347
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart