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Fullerton College Overview

Fullerton College is a public institution situated in Fullerton, California. Fullerton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Fullerton College Known For?

3,179 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Fullerton College.
  • In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

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Fullerton College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Fullerton College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#49 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#574 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Fullerton College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Microbiological Sciences & Immunology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Sociology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Communication & Journalism Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular English Language & Literature Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#79 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Fullerton College?

Location of Fullerton College

Contact details for Fullerton College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 321 E Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92832-2095
Phone: 714-992-7000
Website: www.fullcoll.edu

How Do I Get Into Fullerton College?

You can apply to Fullerton College online at: admissions.fullcoll.edu/online-application/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Fullerton College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Fullerton College?

5% Take Out Loans
14.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Fullerton College, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $4,665 a year. That adds up to $18,660 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Fullerton College is 14.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Fullerton College Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,470 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22,613 undergraduate students at Fullerton College, with 8,470 being full-time and 14,143 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Fullerton College

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,470 full-time undergraduates at Fullerton College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Fullerton College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fullerton College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fullerton College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,050
Black or African American 268
Hispanic or Latino 4,954
White 1,395
International Students 174
Other Races/Ethnicities 629

Over 58 countries are represented at Fullerton College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Fullerton College

1,719 Took All Classes Online
5,132 Took At Least One Class Online
8.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,132 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Fullerton College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Fullerton College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fullerton College was 8.2%. This is the #1,440 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Fullerton College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Fullerton College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 849 1 850
Business Administration & Management 2 381 0 383
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 255 1 256
Sociology 0 166 0 166
General Psychology 0 158 0 158
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 123 0 123
Cosmetology 0 6 114 120
Communication & Media Studies 0 75 0 75
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 3 43 18 64
Mathematics 0 60 0 60
Human Development & Family Studies 4 45 6 55
Fine & Studio Arts 0 55 0 55
Economics 0 49 0 49
Chemistry 0 47 0 47
General English Literature 0 45 0 45
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 40 0 40
Legal Support Services 0 26 11 37
Building Management & Inspection 7 29 0 36
History 0 35 0 35
Design & Applied Arts 4 15 16 35
General Biology 0 34 0 34
Political Science & Government 0 34 0 34
Health & Physical Education 8 25 0 33
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 31 0 31
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 13 13 26
Audiovisual Communications 12 8 5 25
Journalism 0 19 3 22
Drama & Theater Arts 6 9 5 20
Accounting 7 10 0 17
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 5 12 0 17
General Engineering 0 17 0 17
Physics 0 16 0 16
Computer Information Systems 0 11 4 15
Computer Programming 0 15 0 15
Special Education 0 15 0 15
Anthropology 0 15 0 15
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 15 0 15
Textile & Apparel Studies 2 8 0 10
Industrial Production Technology 3 6 0 9
Precision Metal Working 9 0 0 9
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3 2 3 8
Horticulture 0 7 0 7
Teaching Assistants 7 0 0 7
Philosophy 0 7 0 7
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 6 0 6
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 5 0 5
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 5 0 5
Real Estate 0 4 1 5
Computer Software & Applications 3 0 2 5
Romance Languages 0 5 0 5
Geography & Cartography 0 5 0 5
Music 0 5 0 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 3 0 4
Graphic Communications 4 0 0 4
Carpentry 0 3 0 3
Ethnic Studies 0 3 0 3
Dance 0 3 0 3
General Sales & Marketing 0 2 0 2
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 2 0 0 2
International Business 0 1 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 1
Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 1 0 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 1
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Area Studies 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0 0
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 0 0 0
Woodworking 0 0 0 0
Physical Science Technicians 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 93 2,883 203 3,179

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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