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California State University - Stanislaus is a public institution situated in Turlock, California. 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.

$24,438 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
89% Acceptance Rate

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California State University - Stanislaus Rankings

Stan State is ranked #69 out of 1,672 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. Stan State also holds the #12 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.

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
#49 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Best Nursing Bachelor’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
#91 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#134 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is 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?

89% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 89%, Stan State is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 91%.

Can I Afford California State University - Stanislaus?

$24,438 Net Price
23% Take Out Loans
4.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Stan State is $24,438. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Stan State, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $4,739 a year. That adds up to $18,956 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Stan State is 4.3%. 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

8,309 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,903 undergraduate students at Stan State, with 8,309 being full-time and 1,594 being part-time.


There are also 1,260 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,309 full-time undergraduates at Stan State, 33% are male and 67% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 730
Black or African American 162
Hispanic or Latino 4,943
White 1,509
International Students 322
Other Races/Ethnicities 643

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

10,226 Took All Classes Online
11,126 Took At Least One Class Online
1,151.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 11,126 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 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Stan State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State University - Stanislaus was 1,151.2%. This is the #42 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Stan State regardless of major.

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.

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*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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