In 2019-2020, Cal State Fullerton awarded more degrees to students from historically underrepresented demographic groups than ever before in its history. A total of 4,594 such degrees were awarded, up from 4,494 in the prior year and 36.6% more than in 2015.
The vast majority of these degrees, 4,357, were awarded to Hispanic/Latino students, including 2,461 bachelor’s degrees and 301 master’s degrees to Latinas, which is emblematic of the university’s role as a designated Hispanic-serving university.
In August 2020 rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Cal State Fullerton was fourth among top public schools, fifth for most innovative schools, third for best undergraduate teaching programs and ninth for social mobility (a metric sure to increase with the rise in underrepresented student degrees).
Read more in this CSUF News article.