Fullerton College

Category: Community Colleges | State: California

About Fullerton College

Fullerton College was founded in 1913 and is part of the North Orange County Community College District. Ranked 3rd in state for CSU transfers, it serves a control-public large suburban multicampus and participates in Title IV Federal Financial Aid Programs. The program levels consist of at least 2 but less than 4 year degree-granting, associate's and certificates preparing students to be successful learners. It is also composed of undergraduate courses and/or distance learning programs. The academic calendar is on a semester based learning system. The reporting method is through student charges for full academic year and fall GR/SFA/retention rate cohort.
STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

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The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

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Why attend Fullerton College

Fullerton College The Veteran Resource Center is located on a campus serving over 800 students. The campus offers academic counseling, mental health counseling, has an office coordinator, certifying official, student veteran workers, and one on one tutors. There is a study room with student access computers and a lounge where students can relax on the couches while watching television, playing games, or host study groups. Many events and workshops are held year round to improve student success from military to college transitions, studying and note-taking skills, goal setting essentials, and career building techniques, creating self-esteem in the students.

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plaeholder-teamBiology

A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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Business Administration & Management, General

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Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

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Computer Science

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Engineering (general)

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Psychology

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Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $1,104 $5,064 N/A N/A
Fees $1,142 $5,352 N/A N/A
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Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $1,746 $1,746 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $2,871 $28 N/A N/A
Totals $6,863 $12,190 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Study skills workshops
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Online clubs or associations for military service members or veterans
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue