Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC); nationally accredited in art, athletic training, business, chemistry, communications, communicative disorders, computer science, dance, engineering, music, nursing, public administration, public health, social work, teacher education and theater. Designated as an Hispanic-Serving Institution.
Degree Programs Offered
110 - 55 undergraduate, 55 graduate, including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice:
- Bachelor of Arts: 36
- Bachelor of Fine Arts: 2
- Bachelor of Music
- Bachelor of Science: 16
- Master of Arts: 18
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Fine Arts: 3
- Master of Music
- Master of Public Administration
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Science: 27
- Master of Social Work
- Doctor of Education
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
A 2017 economic impact analysis shows that Cal State Fullerton is a major driver of economic activity statewide, powering $2.26 billion in economic activity, supporting 15,000 jobs and generating $126 million in local and state tax revenue. The bulk of that impact is felt in Orange and Los Angeles counties. In addition, CSUF returns $13.40 to California’s economy for every dollar invested by the state. The independent analysis was conducted by ICF, an international consulting firm specializing in economic impact studies.
Men's programs are NCAA Division I baseball (2004, 1995, 1984 and 1979 national championships), basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and track and field. Division I women's sports are basketball, cross country, golf, indoor and outdoor track and field, soccer, softball (1986 national championship), tennis and volleyball.
The choice of the elephant as the university's mascot, dubbed Tuffy Titan, dates to the early 1960s when the campus hosted "The First Intercollegiate Elephant Race in Human History." The May 11 event attracted 10,000 spectators, 15 racing pachyderms and worldwide news coverage.