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FULLERTON COLLEGE Z-7

321 East Chapman Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832-2095
Tel: (714)992-7000; Admissions: (714)992-7582; Web Site: http://www.fullcoll.edu/

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1913. Setting: 79-acre suburban campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 19,862. Students come from 21 other countries, 40% 25 or older. Retention: 50% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: early admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3576 full-time, $149 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $288 full-time, $11 per unit part-time, $12 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. College housing not available. William T. Boyce Library with 113,236 books and 600 serials. 600 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See California State University - Fullerton