CSU Stanislaus Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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CSU Stanislaus Admissions Overview:

Applicants do not need to submit SAT or ACT scores to CSU Stanislaus. About three-quarters of those who apply are admitted, making the school largely open. Students with high grades and a variety of after-school activities and work/volunteer experience have a better chance of being accepted than those who don't. Students must meet certain requirements for their applications to be considered; check out CSU Sanislaus' website for more information, and to contact the admissions office with any questions.

Admissions Data (2016):

CSU Stanislaus Description:

The California State University at Stanislaus, sometimes still referred to as Stanislaus State, is located in Turlock, California, a small city in the San Joaquin Valley east of San Jose. The university has been recognized for its value, academic quality, community service initiatives and green efforts. Business administration is the most popular undergraduate major. The 228-acre park-like campus features a new $16 million athletic complex for students. In athletics, the Warriors compete in the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association. The university is one of the 23 Cal State schools.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 9,762 (8,620 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female
  • 84% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,728 (in-state); $17,888 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,482
  • Other Expenses: $2,116
  • Total Cost: $19,826 (in-state); $30,986 (in-state)

CSU Stanislaus Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 89%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 87%
    • Loans: 31%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,966
    • Loans: $4,787

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 5%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 16%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 57%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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