California State University-Fullerton Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.07 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 152 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC, + 5 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 8 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 38,948 (33,144 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 53% part-time, 47% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $7,703 in-state; $16,631 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Software Engineering
Graduation Year: 2011

California State University - Fullerton is a great school. I was enrolled in the Software Engineering program and graduated in 2011 with a master's degree. I learned so much from the courses and the professors. The professors were very helpful and provided feedbacks/responses promptly.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2018

Cal State Fullerton is a wonderful option for teachers looking to get their masters degree online. They structure their classes, knowing that you are working full time, and target the lessons to be meaningful and helpful to your career. Overall the access to online curriculum and content is good, and staff is receptive to online communication.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2019

My graduate program consists of more pros than cons. The only con is my commute, however, that is manageable and does not affect the quality of my education. My list of pros consists of the supportive, high quality faculty comprised of experts in their respective fields, the diverse cohort that I have a privilege to be a part of, the balance of theory and practice in our curriculum, and the easy access to resources and professional networking.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2018

The pros of my graduate program are the fact that it is primarily online, giving me time to work. The con is that I am not in face to face contact with my professors or peers.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marriage & Family Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

The counseling program in CSUF is awesome. It is not just about the academic, but also personal growth is highly value. The cohort and the faculty creates a safe and friendly environment for future therapists. It is not just a program with lots of learning experience, but a place for life-time friendship and unforgettable memories.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Reading & Literacy Education
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros:The online program that Cal State Fullerton offers makes advancing my education much more feasible. I am a single mom, working full time and online classes provide the flexibility I need. The courses are rigorous which gives me the confidence that the hard work I am putting in is truly enhancing my professional skills as an educator. Cons:I miss having face to face interaction with classmates and Instructors but that is just the nature of the program I have chosen. Overall I am very satisfied and feel I am becoming prepared to explore new career options in my field.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2017

I love the Masters of Social Work Program because it is very challenging yet enriching. The professors are all very supportive and caring and they WILL NOT let you fail. My professors and colleagues are always available and will accommodate in any way needed. The only thing about the school, but not necessarily the program is that on a college student budget, food is quite expensive. Also, the workload is a bit heavy, but expected for a graduate program. Lots of reading involved, but all useful and interesting.
2.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2018

It is not in the most interesting area, and the rent prices are jacked up. The program is competitive but possible to get into. The campus itself is nice.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Secondary Education
Graduation Year: 2016

I have really loved the grad program so far. Everything is accessible and fairly convenient. My one complaint is that the secondary education program is very time consuming. I will need to be in the classroom for student teaching two semesters instead of just one (the first semester is an intro to student teaching). It prepares the students very well but makes it nearly impossible to work while going to school. Other than that aspect, I love the school, the professors, and the other students.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2017

The pros of my graduate program is that I am receiving a holistic development to prepare me for a career in higher education. Although, I am only halfway through my first semester of graduate school, one con would be the cost. I am only working part-time though a grad assistantship and am having a difficult time paying for other expenses such as books, parking permits, and opportunities for professional development (Conferences) which is a mandatory requirement of my program to attend a national and regional conference.
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