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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,976 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Enrolled Students
30.4% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
554 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Fullerton College is $1,104, which is $2,118 less than the national median in-state tuition of $3,222. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $5,976, which is 541% of the cost for in-state students, and is $960 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $6,936.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,001.

In 2016, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 4% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Fullerton College has a total enrollment of 24,073 students. The full-time enrollment at Fullerton College is 7,330 students and the part-time enrollment is 16,743. This means that 30.4% of students enrolled at Fullerton College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fullerton College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.8% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% White, 13.6% Asian, 3.15% Two or More Races, 2.98% Black or African American, 0.31% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.25% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Fullerton College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (9.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (7.54%) and White Male (3.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A N/A (N/A), followed by N/A N/A (N/A) and N/A N/A (N/A).

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In 2016, 373 more women than men graduated from Fullerton College. The majority of students graduating from Fullerton College are Hispanic or Latino. These 1,107 graduates mean that there were 2.04 times more Hispanic or Latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 543 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Fullerton College is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 360 graduates, followed by General Business Administration & Management with 258 graduates and Humanistic Studies with 156 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Fullerton College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Communication Technologies, with 32 graduates, followed by Interdisciplinary Studies with 146 graduates and History with 40 graduates.


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Fullerton College has an endowment valued at nearly N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $320,710 (N/A), compared to the 0.69% average return ($21,444 on $3.12M) across all Associate's Colleges.

In 2015, Fullerton College had a total expenditure of N/A. Of that N/A, they spent $85.6M on salaries and $28.9M on benefits.

Fullerton College employs 306 Instructors, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Fullerton College are Female Instructors (158), Male Instructors (148), and N/A N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fullerton College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 104 employees, Service, with 58 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees.



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