Confident, well-prepared and culturally competent, CSUF graduates are uniquely positioned to excel as emergent leaders in the global marketplace, in further education and in their communities. Having benefited from a rigorous, innovative curriculum and an inclusive, supportive environment, Titans are equipped to adapt to a rapidly changing world and continuously evolve to meet new demands and opportunities.
CSUF’s commitment to supporting first-generation students is reflected in its
graduation rates — 58 percent of bachelor’s degree recipients are first-generation university
Our graduation rate of 66 percent — the highest in CSUF history — reaffirms our commitment to seeing students engaged through degree completion. The university also is No. 1 in the CSU system and No. 2 in California for the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded.
CSUF is among the top performers in the nation helping low-income students
CSUF has been noted as a “model campus” for its explicit goal to cut in half the opportunity gap between underrepresented students and their non-underrepresented peers.
CSUF is in the top 17% of universities in terms of its graduates’ median salaries.
CSUF graduates earn 12 percent more than the national average.
Cal State Fullerton has the second-lowest percentage of graduates with debt among regional universities in the West.
CSUF has eliminated the opportunity gap for transfer students and has reduced it by half for first-time freshmen.
CSUF has produced more than 265,000 workforce-ready graduates since 1957.
Cal State Fullerton is a major driver of economic activity statewide, powering
$2.26 billion in
, supporting 15,000 jobs and generating $126 million in local and state tax
For every $1 invested by the state in CSUF, it returns $13.40 to California’s economy.
$4.3 billion in alumni spending power is attributable to earning a CSUF degree.
Cal State Fullerton’s student success teams — academic, career, retention and graduation
specialists who help increase graduation rates, reduce the time to earn a degree and narrow
the achievement gap among underrepresented students — have been recognized with the
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education’s 2017 Promising Practice Award.