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  • Students

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  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at CSU Stan. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend CSU Stan and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

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  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at CSU Stan.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at CSU Stan – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at CSU Stan and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at CSU Stan finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at CSU Stan.

  • Public Good

California State University, Stanislaus

For more than 50 years, California State University, Stanislaus, has welcomed students from California’s Central Valley and around the world. CSU Stanislaus continues to distinguish itself as an institution that provides top-quality degree programs with a high level of personal attention, offering more than 100 undergraduate programs; 25 graduate programs, including a doctorate in educational leadership; seven credential programs; and six certificate programs. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1, CSU Stanislaus demonstrates its commitment to individualized instruction over the more common lecture-hall style of many larger universities. The university enjoys an ideal location in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, a short distance from the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey, Big Sur, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the state capital of Sacramento. The main campus is located in the city of Turlock, a community that prides itself on its small-town atmosphere, clean living space, excellent schools and low crime rate. Degree programs in the following disciplines have earned specialized accreditation: art, business administration, education, genetic counseling, music, nursing, psychology, public administration, social work and theater. The College of Business Administration and the College of Education have also earned prestigious state and national accreditation. More than $52 million was awarded in merit- and need-based grants and scholarships for the 2012-13 school year. Approximately 83 percent of undergraduates receive need-based aid, and more than $87 million in total financial assistance is awarded annually.

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California State University, Stanislaus is a top-rated university recognized for academic excellence, affordability, outstanding graduation rates and championship athletics. CSU Stanislaus was named one of the "Best 368 Colleges" in the nation as well as one of 165 “Best Value Colleges" by the Princeton Review. Located in Turlock, a friendly San Joaquin Valley community of 70,000, CSU Stanislaus is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system. Undergraduate majors are available in more than 100 programs, along with 25 masters degree programs including a new Online Masters of Business Administration (OMBA) and a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.). With a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1, our 8,917 students receive a personalized education and enjoy close mentoring relationships with their instructors.