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California State University--Stanislaus is a public institution that was founded in 1957. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,621, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 228 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. California State University--Stanislaus's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 57. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,664 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,824 (2013-14).
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California State University, Stanislaus, one of 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, blends modern facilities with the pastoral charm of the countryside. The University 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 the governmental hub of Sacramento. The proximity allows for hiking, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, surfing and other outdoor sports and activities.
|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 72.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||72.2%|
|Application deadline||November 30|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at California State University--Stanislaus is 21:1, and the school has 19.3 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; Psychology; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||18%|
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California State University--Stanislaus has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,621, with a gender distribution of 36.1 percent male students and 63.9 percent female students. At this school, 8 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 92 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|
Paying for School
At California State University--Stanislaus, 76.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,343.
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||$6,664 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,824 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,482 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data