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About Fullerton College

Year Founded

1913 as Fullerton Junior College and changed name to Fullerton College in 1972. Fullerton College is part
of the North Orange County Community College District.

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Fullerton College advances student learning and achievement by developing flexible pathways for students
from our diverse communities who seek educational and career growth, certificates, associate degrees,
and transfer. We foster a supportive and inclusive environment for students to be successful learners,
responsible leaders, and engaged community members.


Fullerton College will transform lives and inspire positive change in the world.

Core Values

  • Community - We promote a sense of community that enhances the well-being of our campus and surrounding areas.
  • Diversity - We embrace and value the diversity of our entire community.
  • Equity - We commit to equity for all we serve.
  • Excellence - We honor and build upon our tradition of excellence.
  • Growth - We expect everyone to continue growing and learning.
  • Inclusivity - We support the involvement of all in the decision-making process.
  • Innovation - We support innovation in teaching and learning.
  • Integrity - We act in accordance with personal integrity and high ethical standards.
  • Partnership - We work together with our educational and community partners.
  • Respect - We support an environment of mutual respect and trust that embraces the individuality of all.
  • Responsibility - We accept our responsibility for the betterment of the world around us.


Greg Schulz, Ed.D.


321 East Chapman Avenue

Fullerton, California 92832

Adjacent to downtown Fullerton, California in metropolitan Orange County, California.

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Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of
Schools and Colleges

Transfer rate

Ranked 3rd in the state in the number of transfers to CSU. Most popular transfer institution is CSU Fullerton.

Student Resources

  • State-of-the-art Library/Learning Resource Center
  • College Center with Food Court and Student Lounge
  • Cultural Center
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Wellness Center
  • Service Learning
  • Monthly Campus Newspaper
  • Free Tutoring in English, Writing, and Math
  • State and National Honor Societies
  • Transfer Center
  • Aquatic Center

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College activities

  • Homecoming
  • World Fest
  • Cultural Activities and Field Trips
  • Approximately 20 Active Student Clubs
  • FC Marketplace
  • University Field Trips



Fourteen intercollegiate men's and women's sports teams; member of the Orange Empire Conference

Fine Arts


Twenty-five musical performance groups; playwrights festival; directors festival; jazz festival, high
school theatre festival, choir festival, piano ensemble festival, summer musical theatre conservatory,
artist in residence program, permanent art collection, art gallery season of exhibitions, 20 entertainment
industry and visual arts vocational certificates.


Campus acreage: 83.0
Number of students: 23,000
Full-time faculty: 315
Part-time faculty: 480
Number of Associates degree programs: Over 90
Number of Vocational Certificate programs: Over 140
Number of Associate degrees for transfer: 25
Page last updated: 05/15/18 11:52 AM