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California State University--Stanislaus is a public institution that was founded in 1957. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,921, its setting is city, and the campus size is 228 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. California State University--Stanislaus's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 68. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,124 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,284 (2012-13).
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California State University, Stanislaus is widely known as the most beautiful and friendly of the California State University (CSU) campuses, blending modern facilities with the pastoral charm of the countryside. The University serves the state's northern Central Valley and with a total enrollment of 9,246, providing a small private school atmosphere at a public school price. The campus enjoys an ideal location in the heart of California's Central Valley, a short distance from the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey, Big Sur, the Sierra Nevada mountains, and Yosemite National Park. The proximity allows for hiking, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, surfing and other outdoors sports and activities. Six colleges provide more than 100 majors, minors and areas of concentration with business, liberal studies, nursing, psychology, criminal justice, and biological sciences the most popular. The music and art programs are also of a high caliber with successful graduates in every area of the arts. The average class size for undergraduates is 32 and the student/faculty ratio is 24 to 1.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to California State University--Stanislaus, it's important to note the application deadline is November 30. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at California State University--Stanislaus is $55. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 76.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||76.6%|
|Application deadline||November 30|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at California State University--Stanislaus is 24:1, and the school has 20.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at California State University--Stanislaus include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Social Sciences; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.5 percent.
California State University--Stanislaus has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,921, with a gender distribution of 36.1 percent male students and 63.9 percent female students. At this school, 8.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 92.0 percent of students live off campus. California State University--Stanislaus is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
California State University--Stanislaus offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. California State University--Stanislaus also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at California State University--Stanislaus, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at California State University--Stanislaus.
|Students who have cars on campus||50%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At California State University--Stanislaus, 77.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,769.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,124 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,284 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,162 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data