At Cal State Fullerton, we aspire to combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty, and staff work in close collaboration to expand knowledge. We strive to create a culture that emphasizes the importance of intellectual research and scholarly pursuits, and we are proud of the world-class accomplishments of our faculty and students.

2016 CSUF/CSU Student Research Competition

The CSUF/CSU Student Research Competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students from across all disciplines. Its purpose is to promote excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the 23 campuses of the California State University system. More...

Applications Open for Junior/Senior Faculty Research Grants

Application are closed

Junior/Senior Faculty Research Grants support and enhance faculty research, creative and scholarly activities. Ideally, funded activities should lead to competitive, externally funded projects. More …


Campus Receives Nearly $6 Million in First-Quarter External FundingOpens in new window

From helping students succeed to studies in health sciences, women and politics, climate change and elder financial exploitation, Cal State Fullerton faculty and staff members received nearly $6 million in grants and contracts between July 1 through Sept. 30 – the first quarter of the academic year.

Faculty and Student Works PublishedOpens in new window

Faculty and students have seen their research on the subjects of cultural beliefs, nonprofits and public policy, antibiotic resistance and political violence on the eve of World War II recently published.

Federally Funded Program Addresses Water Crisis Opens in new window

The California State University has received a $2 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that will fund hands-on water management internships.




Healthcare EconomicsOpens in new window



"Regional Sciences"Opens in new window





Solving Math MysteryOpens in new window



ALS ResearchOpens in new window