California State University – Stanislaus

Also known as CSU Stanislaus

One University Circle, Turlock, CA

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California State University - Stanislaus is a public college that has a fair number of majors and degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Turlock, CA, in a predominantly suburban area. Approximately 8,300 students enroll at CSU Stanislaus per year.

Students may choose from many areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Education
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. Most common exam scores among students accepted to CSU Stanislaus are between 17 - 22 on the ACT, or 810 - 1040 for the SAT exam. Roughly 30% of all applicant were admitted at this school, with 63% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition & fees at this school are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs nearly $7,200 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $20,000 annually. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $5,800. Some students at CSU Stanislaus may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at California State University - Stanislaus through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate athletics. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants California State University – Stanislaus accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at California State University – Stanislaus is about 9,300. The student body is made up of 87% undergraduate students and 14% graduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $55 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • State Residents: $5,500-$6,600
    • Out-of-State: $17,000-$19,960

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships88%$8,990
Receiving Student Loans35%$4,974

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, California State University – Stanislaus may provide student services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

CSU Stanislaus has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 52%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years18%
Graduating in 5 Years22%
Graduating in 6 Years11%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
  • Theatre Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

California State University – Stanislaus is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (California Collegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Basketball (California Collegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Track and Field (California Collegiate Athletic Assoc)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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