Founded in 1913, Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. As one of five institutions of higher learning in the city of Fullerton, the college is an integral part of a complex higher education system. Fullerton College offers a comprehensive academic program of lower division transfer courses and vocational training to prepare students for transfer as well as for the technology-driven workplace.
The 83-acre campus features 10 major institutional buildings that include conventional classrooms as well as laboratory facilities for science, art, computer technology, photography, automotive services, physical education, and other specialized programs. A full complement of athletic fields and facilities surrounds the campus.
The college enrolls in excess of 22,000 students. There are 315 full-time faculty and approximately 480 adjunct faculty who are supported by 285 classified employees and 43 managers. Dr. Rajen Vurdien is the College President.
Fullerton College is a comprehensive two-year, public college. As a member of the 109-campus California Community College System, we offer the following:
FULL-CREDIT: 58 bachelor's-degree programs are equivalent to the first two years at Cal State, the University of California, and many private universities
FAST: 127 career-certificate programs, completed in one semester to two years
EARN MORE: Associate's degrees in 89 areas of study; earning an associate's degree boosts lifetime earnings by $250,000
LOW COST: $60, plus books, for a typical class
FINANCIAL AID: Fullerton College administers more than $12 million annually
FLEXIBLE: Classes available during the day, evening, on the weekend and even online
We prepare students to be successful learners.
Fullerton College will create a community that promotes inquiry and intellectual curiosity, personal growth, and a life-long appreciation for the power of learning.
We respect and value the diversity of our entire community.
We value tradition and innovation.
We support the involvement of all in the decision-making process
We expect everyone to continue growing and learning.
We believe in the power of the individual and the strength of the group.
We expect everyone to display behavior in accordance with personal integrity and high ethical standards.
We accept our responsiblity for the betterment of the world around us.
We value and promote the well being of our campus community.