California State University, Fullerton (CSU Fullerton, CSUF, or Cal State Fullerton) is a comprehensive, regional university with a global outlook, located in Orange County, California, United States. In 1957, Cal State Fullerton became the 12th State College in California to be authorized by the Legislature.

The university has the following colleges: College of the Arts; Mihaylo College of Business and Economics; College of Communications; College of Education; College of Engineering and Computer Sciences; College of Health and Human Development; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; University Extended Education.

California State University, Fullerton is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition the University has earned national accreditations and associations in art, athletic training, business, chemistry, communications, communicative disorders, computer science, and other programs.

Ranking Profile:

- Rated 32nd (up from 39th) among 126 campuses in the West selected for the list, and 8th among “Top Public Schools: Master’s Universities” in the West (U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges, 2010”). CSUF shares the No. 32 spot with four other leading institutions: Cal Poly Pomona, Sonoma State, LeTourneau University (Texas) and University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas). California State University, Fullerton is also included among the magazine’s list of institutions with the most campus commuters.

- The Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, the state’s largest accredited business college, is included in the 2010 edition of Princeton Review’s Best 301 Business Schools.

- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (May 2010) ranked CSUF 1st in California and fifth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics, based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education.

- Diverse Issues in Higher Education ranked Cal State Fullerton 6th in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students. The listing, based on 2007-08 data from the U.S. Department of Education, was published in Diverse Issues in Higher Education’s June 25 "Top 100 Degree Producers" issue. It is ranked 1st in the nation for communication/journalism degrees, 3rd for public administration and social service professions degrees, 4th for education degrees and 5th for business degrees awarded to all minorities.

* Next: California State University, Fresno

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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