Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, Fullerton

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
Degrees Granted 2014-15
Total Degree Awards Fullerton % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 7,7259%86,86243%
Master's1,6679%18,37224%
Doctoral6214%4592%
Total9,4549%105,69335%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2014-15
by Racial and Ethnic Background Fullerton % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black1755%3,45932%
American Indian / Alaskan Native206%31041%
Asian1,54811%14,30637%
Hispanic2,70410%26,60753%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander195%41643%
White2,2508%28,34841%
Two or More Races3068%3,75344%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown3926%6,41444%
Non-Resident Alien31110%3,24937%
Total7,7259%86,86243%
in High Demand Fields Fullerton % of CSU CSU % of State
Public Administration29519%1,55055%
Media/Culture/Design1,38812%11,18343%
Business and Professional Services1,83511%16,72145%
Criminal Justice30610%2,92350%
Life Science1,0079%10,99837%
Nursing2549%2,95441%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2013-14
Fullerton Percent of CSU CSU Percent of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject2189%2,33046%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject1657%2,49852%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist1158%1,50343%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2013-14)
Fullerton Undergraduates32,000
Fullerton Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients15,236
Fullerton Pell Percentage of Undergraduates48%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates52%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates49%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates45%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2014-15)
Fullerton Bachelor's Degrees7,725
Fullerton Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients4,054
Fullerton Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees52%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees55%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2014-15$8,725
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15$30,583
Fullerton average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15$6,316
Fullerton average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15$1,881
Fullerton "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-1530%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2013-14 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Fullerton Percentage16%
State Percentage53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage60%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage64%
Average Loan Debt of 2013-14 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Fullerton Average$14,541
State Average$19,476
National Public Four-Year Average$25,902
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$29,657
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2011-12)
Fullerton Default Rate3.5%
CSU Default Rate4.93%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate7.6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate6.8%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight, and the U.S. Department of Education 2012 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
- PayScale (2015-16)
National average early career median salary of graduates from public universities$44,580
Fullerton graduates' median early career salary$42,900
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$74,716
Fullerton graduates' mid-career median salary$82,500
Source: "Best Public Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.