California State University, Fullerton

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As a “comprehensive regional university with a global outlook”, California State University Fullerton welcomes international students to study in a variety of programs, whether it’s an undergraduate or a graduate degree program, intensive English language program, or a short-term non-degree program. Currently, Cal State Fullerton enrolls approximately 1,700 international students from more than 70 countries in various programs.

At Cal State Fullerton, students can choose from 105 degree programs, including 55 bachelor's degrees and 50 graduate degree programs, offered by eight unique colleges. These programs provide students with relevant curriculums based on the best of current practice, theory and research. Faculty members have distinguished reputations and take pride in developing close mentoring relationships with students. Experiences in and out of the classroom include professional internships, student/faculty research opportunities and real-world team projects.

Cal State Fullerton accepts applications from international students admitted to degree programs or from exchange students admitted to non-degree programs through our international agreements with foreign partner institutions.

The staff at the International Education & Exchange Office provides services and resources to all international and exchange students. More information on international admission requirements, how to apply, visa issues, housing options, health insurance requirements and other pre-arrival details can be found in Frequently Asked Questions.

Here are some quick links to guide you through the admissions process and to get you acquainted with key departments:

How do I apply for admission?

How much does it cost to study at Cal State Fullerton?

Where do I get information about F-1 visa and I-20’s?

Where do I get information about exchange students?