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Fullerton College

Fullerton, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

321 E Chapman Ave

Fullerton, CA 92832-2011

www.fullcoll.edu

Admission Office

321 East Chapman Avenue

Fullerton, CA 92832-2095

(714) 992-7075

Fax : (714) 992-9903

admissions@fullcoll.edu

Contact : Albert Abutin

Dean, Admissions and Records

Type of School

Large

Public

community college

technical college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Code: 4314

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 23,107

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 3,321

In-State Tuition : $1,445.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,395.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Diploma

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Mar 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

International Students

Fall application due : Jul 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 21 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Other : 30.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 25.0%
Business/Marketing : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General A
Plant Nursery Operations and Management A

Architecture & Related Programs
Landscape Architecture A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Latin American Studies A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology A
Zoology/Animal Biology A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A
Business Administration and Management, General A
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies C
Fashion Merchandising A
International Business/Trade/Commerce A
Management Information Systems, General A
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management A
Real Estate A C
Tourism Promotion Operations A C

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising C
Broadcast Journalism A
Journalism A
Public Relations/Image Management C
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming, Specific Applications A
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance A
Carpentry/Carpenter A

Education
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education A
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education A

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians C
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General A C
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician A C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A
Rhetoric and Composition A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management A C
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General A
Human Development and Family Studies, General A

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist A
Pre-Nursing Studies A

History
History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary A
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Library Science
Library and Archives Assisting A

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician A C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management A
Forestry, General A
Natural Resources/Conservation, General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies A

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General A

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Astronomy A
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A
Physics, General A

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics, General A
Geography A
Political Science and Government, General A
Sociology A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Commercial and Advertising Art A
Dance, General A
Design and Visual Communications, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fashion/Apparel Design A
Music, General A
Visual and Performing Arts, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Independent Study

Internships

Honors Program

Cross-Registration

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

500 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Large

Geographic Location : 35 miles from Los Angeles.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 23,107

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 3,321

Degree-seeking undergrads : 17,465

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 99.0%

Out of state students : 1.0%

Part Time students : 79.0%

Percentage of males : 46.0%

Percentage of females : 54.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Hornet

Student Newspaper URL : www.fchornet.com

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Hornets

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Pre-admission summer program

Study skills assistance

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Gymnastics

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 4,099

Admitted : 4,099

Enrolled : 4,099

Open admission 100.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students who have attained a minimum score of "3" on College Board Advanced Placement Examinations may receive credit for those courses that are deemed equivalent to the courses offered by Fullerton College.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

6

ART 112 F & 113 F

All

Biology

3

5

BIOL 101 F

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 151F

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MATH 151F & 152 F

All

Chemistry

3

5

CHEM 107 F

All

5

5

CHEM 111AF

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

10

CHIN 101 F and 102 F

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POSC 215 F

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 182 F

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

ENGL 100 F

All

English Literature and Composition

3

7

ENGL 100 F & 102F

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

6

HIST 110 F & 111 F

All

French Language and Culture

3

10

FREN 101 F & 102 F

All

German Language and Culture

3

10

GERM 101 F & 102 F

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

10

ITAL 101 F & 102 F

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

10

JAPN 101 F & 102 F

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 102 F

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 101 F

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

--

All

Physics 2

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

5

4

PHYS 211F OR 222F

All

Physics C: Mechanics

5

4

PHYS 210 F or 221 F

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 101 F

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

10

SPAN 101 F & 102 F

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

6

SPAN 205 F & 206 F

All

Statistics

3

4

MATH 120 F

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POSC 100 F

All

United States History

3

6

HIST 170 F & 171 F

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIST 112 F & 113 F

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

99

--

American Literature

99

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

99

--

Biology

99

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

99

--

Chemistry

99

--

College Algebra

99

--

English Literature

99

--

French I

99

--

French II

99

--

German I

99

--

German II

99

--

History of United States I

99

--

History of United States II

99

--

Human Growth and Development

99

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

99

--

Introduction to Educational Psychology

99

--

Introductory Business Law

99

--

Introductory Psychology

99

--

Introductory Sociology

99

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

99

--

Principles of Management

99

--

Principles of Marketing

99

--

Principles of Microeconomics

99

--

Spanish I

99

--

Spanish II

99

--

Western Civilization I

99

--

Western Civilization II

99

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 70.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 68.0%

% Judged to have need : 100.0%

% that were offered aid : 64.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Greg Ryan

Financial aid office phone : (714) 992-7050

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $46.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $311.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$1,445.00

$1,445.00

$1,445.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,395.00

$9,395.00

$9,395.00

Room only:

--

$13,779.00

$5,418.00

Books and supplies:

$1,917.00

$1,917.00

$1,917.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$2,997.00

$3,258.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,251.00

$1,107.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,362.00

$21,389.00

$13,145.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,312.00

$29,339.00

$21,095.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Jul 1

Application fee: $40.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,395.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $13,779.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $311.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser