California State University - Fullerton Graduate School Report
- Student Debt
- Average Salary
- Online Learning
- Master’s Degree Programs
- Doctorate Degree Programs
California State University - Fullerton Graduate School Rankings
College Factual produces its Best Quality Schools rankings on a yearly basis to recognize those graduate schools that provide an excellent educational experience and are dedicated to helping their students succeed. Factors that go into these rankings include how much money students make after graduation, the number of FTE students per instructor, and how much debt students take on to attend the school.
Best Master’s Degree Schools Ranking
In College Factual's 2021 ranking of the Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S., California State University - Fullerton landed the #427 spot out of the 782 schools analyzed for this list.
For the Best Master's Degree Schools in California, Cal State Fullerton came in at #55.
California State University - Fullerton Graduate Student Diversity
Cal State Fullerton Graduate Student Male-Female Ratio
Athough the male-female ratio may vary depending on the degree program, 62.5% of the total graduate students at Cal State Fullerton are women and 37.5% are men.
Cal State Fullerton Graduate Student Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Racial-ethnic minorities* make up 52.8% of the graduate student population at Cal State Fullerton. Americans aren't the only ones who appreciate the graduate programs at Cal State Fullerton. Around 12.8% of graduate students are international. The chart below shows the breakdown of graduate student demographics at the school. You can click on it for a more detailed view.
Cal State Fullerton Graduate School Cost of Attendance
The average tuition and fees for graduate students is shown below.
Cal State Fullerton Grad School Student Debt
Another way to look at cost of attendence is to consider how much student debt the average graduate student at Cal State Fullerton accumulates. It's not that hard to take out student loans, but it can be hard paying them back even if you do so over a 10-year period.
Master’s Degree Debt
Master's degree students at Cal State Fullerton took out an average of $30,156 in student loans. That's 30% lower than the national average of $43,194. The average monthly payment for such a loan is $351 if repaying the amount over 10 years.
Doctorate Degree Debt
After receiving a doctorate degree from Cal State Fullerton, graduates have accumulated an average of $44,417 in student debt. That number is 62% lower than the national average of $116,043. To repay such a loan, you're looking at an average monthly payment of $518 over a 10-year repayment period.
Average Salary of Cal State Fullerton Grads with Master’s or Doctorate
Master’s Degree Average Earnings
The average starting salary for graduate students who earn their master's degree at Cal State Fullerton is $61,091. That's pretty good comparatively. In fact, it is 8% higher than the national average of $56,398.
Doctorate Degree Average Earnings
After obtaining their doctorate degree from Cal State Fullerton, graduates go on to jobs earning an average starting salary of $149,900. Chalk that up in the win column since that salary is 106% higher than the national average of $72,680.
Location of California State University - Fullerton Graduate School
Contact details for Cal State Fullerton are given below.
|Address:||800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831-3599|
Online Learning for Cal State Fullerton Grad Students
In 2018-2019, 36.6% of the graduate students at California State University - Fullerton took at least one class online. For that same period, 20.9% of grad students took all of their classes online.
California State University - Fullerton Master’s Degree Programs
The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2018-2019.
|Master’s Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||139|
|Communication & Media Studies||34|
|Computer Information Systems||110|
|Drama & Theater Arts||15|
|Fine & Studio Arts||12|
|General English Literature||15|
|Geography & Cartography||6|
|Geological & Earth Sciences||3|
|Health & Physical Education||32|
|Instructional Media Design||144|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||15|
|Natural Resources Conservation||20|
|Political Science & Government||9|
California State University - Fullerton Doctorate Degree Programs
Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2018-2019 are shown here.
|Doctorate Degree Program||Annual Graduates|
Notes and 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.
- National Center for Education Statistics
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
- Image Credit: By Bobak Ha’Eri under License
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