Fullerton College


Join us at the oldest continually in existence community college in California! Founded in 1913, our safe and welcoming campus provides an exceptional learning environment, high-tech equipment, and dedicated instructors. Fullerton College is fully-accredited and provides over 175 exceptional academic programs leading to university transfer, Associate Degrees, and Certificates. We are located in sunny southern California and have an average temperature of 75 degrees (24 Celsius). Students enjoy shopping, restaurants, and nightlife, all within walking distance to the College.

Student Demographics

Fullerton College enrolls more than 24,000 students each semester. The college hosts over 240 international students from 40 different countries.

ESL program and/or support services

The Academic Support Center at Fullerton College provides many resources and programs to help students achieve academic success. These include workshops, writing tutors, single-subject tutors, group and individual tutoring, ESL specialists, and English conversation practice.

The Library provides a collection of materials which support the curriculum and the information needs of the campus community. Students have access to the collection as well as off-campus materials.

The Office of Special Programs provides collaborative connections with campus departments, local organizations, and international communities to enhance students’ experiences inside and outside the classroom. Students have opportunities to join the Honors Program and to volunteer in the community.

The Cadena Transfer Center provides advising appointments with transfer counselors, university application workshops, college tours, and appointments with university representatives.

The Student Health Services supports students in maintaining and improving their physical and mental health. Most services are provided without charge.

Student Housing options

Fullerton College provides various resources for housing since we do not have residence halls. Visit our housing resource page for more information.

Admission requirements for first-year and transfer students

Please visit our website for a list of all steps and required documents to apply.

International Student visas issued


Cost of attendance and financial assistance

Estimated costs for living expenses, tuition, and fees for one academic year is $21,787 USD.

Fees are subject to change without notice.

Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship opportunities can be found here.

Internship opportunities

Fullerton College international students have many opportunities to work off-campus in internships related to their majors. Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is available to international students who meet all requirements and receive authorization.

Student activities and campus life

Make the most of your Fullerton College experience by getting involved in activities. Explore interests, build leadership skills, create new friendships, and become part of the excitement of Fullerton College. Opportunities for involvement are waiting for you!