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Located in Turlock, California, California State University - Stanislaus is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Turlock makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

125 Undergraduate Degrees
4 Graduate Degrees
$23,673 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
77% Acceptance Rate

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California State University - Stanislaus Rankings

Stan State landed the #21 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,284 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. Out of the 75 colleges in California, it is ranked at #6.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Stan State has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Stan State.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#23 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Stan State has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#8 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#30 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#38 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#54 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#57 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#129 Best Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is California State University - Stanislaus?

Location of California State University - Stanislaus

Contact details for Stan State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382-0299
Phone: 209-667-3122

How Do I Get Into Stan State?

You can apply to Stan State online at:

Admission Requirements for Stan State

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Stan State?

77% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at California State University - Stanislaus is 77%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.

Can I Afford California State University - Stanislaus?

$23,673 Net Price
29% Take Out Loans
4.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Stan State is $23,673. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Stan State, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,408 a year. That adds up to $17,632 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Stan State is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

California State University - Stanislaus Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,262 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
73% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,723 undergraduate students at Stan State, with 8,262 being full-time and 1,461 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Stan State

There are also 1,251 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,262 full-time undergraduates at Stan State, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Stan State

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of California State University - Stanislaus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Stan State Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 725
Black or African American 182
Hispanic or Latino 4,757
White 1,544
International Students 342
Other Races/Ethnicities 712

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at California State University - Stanislaus. At this time, 6 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 22 countries are represented at Stan State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at California State University - Stanislaus

224 Took All Classes Online
4,188 Took At Least One Class Online
62.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Stan State. In 2017-2018, 4,188 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Stan State has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 9th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Stan State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State University - Stanislaus was 62.3%. This is the #250 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Stan State regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Stan State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 16%
Registered Nursing 16%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Stan State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Stan State.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #50
Nursing #65

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

California State University - Stanislaus Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 125 4 129
TOTAL 125 4 129


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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