California State University-Stanislaus (CSU Stanislaus)

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CSU Stanislaus can be found in Turlock, CA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 9,100 students are enrolled at CSU Stanislaus.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 810 (25th percentile) - 1030 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 16 (25th percentile) - 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the CSU Stanislaus average GPA (2.71 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 72% of all applicants are granted admission to California State University-Stanislaus, from which 27% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CSU Stanislaus Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for California State University-Stanislaus was reported as 72.1% in Fall 2012 with over 5,760 applications submitted to CSU Stanislaus. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CSU Stanislaus ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • CSU Stanislaus Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into California State University-Stanislaus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of CSU Stanislaus is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for California State University-Stanislaus has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 65.8%
  • 2009-2010: 36.6%
  • 2010-2011: 33.6%
  • 2011-2012: 76.6%
  • 2012-2013: 72.1%
  • Projected CSU Stanislaus Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.1%

How Does CSU Stanislaus Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for CSU Stanislaus is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of California-Merced75.5%
University of the Pacific72.7%
Santa Clara University51.2%
Saint Marys College of California69.5%
Mills College68.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CSU Stanislaus (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math17 - 23
Composite Score16 - 22
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