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Why California?

  • Five of the top ten US public universities are in California.
  • Silicon Valley is home tech giants – Google, Facebook, Apple, Tesla.
  • Great cities, beautiful beaches, incredible mountains.

California State
University – Fullerton


  • A leading campus of the California State University system
  • Major university campus with nearly 40,000 students
  • Students have access to CSUF facilities from day 1
  • Students spend 2 full years on the campus before transfer
  • Over 100 majors across eight different colleges
  • Ranks among the top “National Universities” in The US which offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs
  • Credits obtained are transferrable into the University of California system, CSU system or any Top 50/100 US university
  • Dedicated Kings Progression Advisors to manage transfer process
  • 350 student clubs and organizations

Key facts

Founded: 1957 (State)

Location: Fullerton, California

Students: 39,868

Housing: off-campus housing for first year students in apartments and dorms; on-campus housing for continuing students (limited availability)

Admission:
Unconditional: GPA: 2.0, IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 61 iBT
Conditional: From TOEFL iBT 20

Transfer: After 2 years

Transfer to the University of California System
The UC system requires transfer students to complete 60 credits. This means 2 years at Fullerton.

The Kings Advantage

Kings is on campus with you so you have all the support you need to succeed at CSUF.

We will provide:

Academic and Career Support

  • You will be assigned a Kings Progression Advisor on the first day of Orientation.
  • They will set up your personalized study plan so you can earn as many credits as possible and transfer to your dream university

Campus Life Support

  • We are on hand to help you with all the things you need to settle in: housing, money, health services, as well as fun and relaxation outside of class

University Transfer Support

  • Your Kings Progression Advisor will also guide you through your transfer options after Fullerton.
  • They will prepare you fully for Year 3 entry at a Top university.
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Great location
  • Located in the center of Orange County, Fullerton plays an influential role in Southern California's cultural and economics life.
  • Fullerton's futuristic-looking campus was mostly built in the late 60s under the supervision of artist and architect Howard van Heuklyn.

Typical Major Pathways

Below is just a sample of the wide range of majors CSU Fullerton offers:

  • Art/Animation
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Cinema and Television Arts
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • Health Science
  • Linguistics
  • Civil and Electric Engineering
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • International Business
  • Economics
  • Sports Science

GO:100
at CSU Fullerton

  • Years 1-2 at CSUF
  • Transfer to a Top 100 university for Year 3 entry. Guaranteed.

Your first two years (four semesters) are taught by the faculty of CSUF.

After 2 years you will have gained the academic credits needed to transfer to a Top 100 University

This can be within the University of California System, or any Top University in the US.

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Entry requirements

Minimum age: 17

English Language: TOEFL iBT 61* / IELTS 5.5

(TOEFL waived on completion of GO: Prepare Program at Level 3).

*If you are below this level you can still apply for this program but will need to take additional terms of the GO: Prepared Program beforehand.

Academic Entry Requirements:

  • Completed Senior High School
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0

Clubs
and societies

Campus and student organizations are integral to the University community.

Discoverfest, a two-day event held every semester, allows students to learn about the wide range of engagement opportunities at Fullerton.

Examples of clubs include:

  • Entrepreneur Club
  • Surf Society
  • Video Game Design Club
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Club Teach
  • Camera Absurda
  • Titan TV
  • Community Service Programs

Sports

CSUF has a state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center with workout rooms, indoor track, rock-climbing wall, swimming pool, etc.

Students can participate in various indoor and outdoor sports activities through intramural leagues as well as activities classes.

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Flag Football
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Slowpitch Softball
  • Soccer
  • Spikeball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

CSUF is a member of the NCAA Division I level which means it is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.

CSUF has won 13 national championships in eight different sports.

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team