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California State University, Stanislaus

California, USA

Engaging - Empowering - Transforming

California State University, Stanislaus serves a diverse student body of more than 9,000 at two locations in the Central Valley — a beautiful 228-acre campus in Turlock and the Stockton Campus, located in the city’s historic Magnolia District. Widely recognized for its dedicated faculty and high-quality academic programs, the University offers 43 majors, 41 minors and more than 100 areas of concentration, along with 15 master's degree programs, seven credential programs and a doctorate in educational leadership.


The faculty, staff, administrators, and students of California State University, Stanislaus are committed to creating an inclusive learning environment which encourages all members of the campus community to expand their intellectual, creative, and social horizons.


California State University, Stanislaus strives to become a major center of learning, intellectual pursuit, artistic excellence and cultural engagement for California's greater Central Valley and beyond.


We inspire all members of the campus community to demand more of self than we do of others to attain new knowledge and challenge assumptions. We challenge one another to be fully engaged, responsible citizens with the ethics, knowledge, skills, and desire to improve self and community.

Quick Facts

Stanislaus State has been rated in the top 10 public universities in the new West Coast Master's category by U.S. News & World Report magazine as well as a best buy in higher education for the past seven years. Stanislaus is also one of the two campuses (other one being Sonoma State University) in the 23-campus CSU system listed among the best undergraduate colleges by The Princeton Review. A 2015 study commissioned by National Public Radio found that Stanislaus State was ranked 5th in the nation for upward mobility.


Undergraduate / Graduate & Professional


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School Type
Tuition & Fees
8,288 per semester
Test Score
Accept. Rate / Min. GPA
70% / 2.5

Programs and Majors

    Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Communication Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • English
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology and Gerontology
  • Theatre
    Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information System
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Management - Human Resources
  • Management - International Business
  • Management - Strategy/Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
    Education, Kinesiology & Social Work
  • Kinesiology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child Development, Early Childhood
  • Child Development, Middle Childhood
  • Child Development, Social Services Childhood
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Health Science
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Psychology
    Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Criminal Justice
  • English, Literature
  • English, Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing
  • English, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Gerontology ***Graduate Certificate
    Business Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration, Executive
  • Business Administration, Online
  • Business Analytics
    Education, Kinesiology & Social Work
  • Education, Counselor Education
  • Education, Curriculum and Instruction (Educational Technology)
  • Education, Curriculum and Instruction (Elementary & Secondary Education)
  • Education, Curriculum and Instruction (Multilingual Education)
  • Education, Curriculum and Instruction (Physical Education)
  • Education, Curriculum and Instruction (Reading)
  • Education, Curriculum and Instruction (Special Education)
  • Education, School Administration
  • Kinesiology, Exercise Science
  • Kinesiology, Health Promotion
  • Social Work
  • Social Work Hybrid
  • Teacher Education - Education Specialist Credential (Postbaccalaureate)
  • Teacher Education - Multiple Subject Credential (Postbaccalaureate)
  • Teacher Education - Single Subject Credential (Postbaccalaureate)
  • Biological Science, Ecology and Sustainability
  • Biological Science, Genetic Counseling
  • Biological Science, Marine Science
  • Nursing
  • Psychology, Behavior Analysis
  • Psychology, Counseling
    Education, Kinesiology & Social Work
  • Educational Leadership