California State University Stanislaus

Turlock, CA

California State University Stanislaus is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as an upper-division college in 1957, it incorporated lower-division courses when it moved to the present campus in 1965. Its 230-acre campus is located midway between the San Francisco Bay area and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Website: www.csustan.edu/

Public
Co-ed
8,891
Undergraduate
Students
(65.4%) 5,811 Women
(34.6%) 3,080 Men
1,112
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 8,069 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.28
SAT Math
450-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
460-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,448
Out-of-state: $34,662
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,076
Out-of-state: $20,290
Room and Board
$10,542
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$17,241
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,214
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
341
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 13% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Turlock Population
69,733
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
8% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.2% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
54.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
23.2% White
4.8% Unknown
International Students
3.9% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
13.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 1  
History 1  
Academic Electives 1  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some December 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
One University Circle
City, State, Zip
Turlock, CA 95382
Phone
(209) 667-3070
Fax
(209) 667-3333
E-mail
outreach_help_desk@csustan.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
November 30
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 8,069 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 5,213 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 2,856 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,150 (35%) of 6,218 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,456 (35%) of 4,183 admitted students enrolled
Men
694 (34%) of 2,035 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.28
3.75 and Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
21%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
450-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
8%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
38%
Score of 300 - 400
8%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
460-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
10%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
40%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
17-21 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
12%
Score of 18 - 23
49%
Score of 12 - 17
38%
Score of 6 - 11
1%
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,448
Out-of-state: $34,662
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,076
Out-of-state: $20,290
Room and Board
$10,542
Books and Supplies
$1,650
Other Expenses
$2,180
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001157
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,314 (88.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,181 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,181 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
351 (99.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$17,241
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,069 (90.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,576
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 941 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,700
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 109 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
85 (5.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,086

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
6,463 (83.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,951 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,951 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,980 (98.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$17,568
Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,239 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,673
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,311 (90.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,437
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 445 (6.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
259 (3.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,422

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
52%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,214
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$4,000
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Agriculture, General
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computer Science
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Psychology, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
341
Part-Time Faculty
310
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
43%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 13% of classes
20-29 students: 42% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
583,671
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
200
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Executive Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • History
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Turlock Population
69,733
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
228 acres

Weather

Temperature
37.7 average low in January, 87.8 average high in September
Rain
58 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Turlock
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Denair

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
8% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
92%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
School Colors
Red and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha xi delta, phi sigma sigma, kappa sigma, tau kappa epsilon, theta chi
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
8,891
Women
5,811 (65.4%)
Men
3,080 (34.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
7,460
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.2% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
54.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
23.2% White
4.8% Unknown
International Students.
3.9% from 18 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
1,112

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
80.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
13.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
47%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
61.8%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2.49%
Law 0.53%
Arts and Sciences 5.52%
Medicine 0.17%
Education 6.94%
Other 2.15%

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