California State University, Stanislaus


California State University, Stanislaus encourages students to learn more about our vision of lifelong learning and our commitment to engage our community of learners. You will discover challenging and rewarding undergraduate degree programs that provide career-oriented education with a solid and wide-ranging liberal arts foundation. The American Association of State Colleges and Universities recognized CSU Stanislaus as one of 12 public universities nationwide that demonstrate exceptional performance in improving retention and graduation rates. The University is among the Top 100 colleges for bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students; designated as a Hispanic-serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The University enjoys an ideal location in the heart of California's Central Valley, a short distance from the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey, Big Sur, the Sierra Nevada mountains, and the governmental hub of Sacramento. The surroundings on campus blends modern facilities with the charm of the countryside, while welcoming students, faculty, staff and the community to actively participate in the learning-centered activities at California State University, Stanislaus.

How much would I save with WUE?

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Accounting   BS    
Agricultural Business and Management, General   BS    
Agricultural Economics   BA    
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other   BA    
Anthropology   BA    
Art History, Criticism and Conservation   BA    
Art/Art Studies, General   BA    
Biology/Biological Sciences, General   BS    
Botany/Plant Biology   BA, BS    
Business Administration and Management, General   BS    
Chemistry, General   BA, BS    
Child Development   CERT, BA    
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other   BA, BS    
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric   BA    
Computer and Information Sciences, General   BS    
Computer Science   BS    
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration   BA    
Developmental and Child Psychology   BS    
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other   BA, BS    
Economics, General   BA    
English Language and Literature, General   BA    
Entomology   BA, BS    
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies   BS    
Environmental Biology   BA, BS    
Experimental Psychology   BA    
Finance, General   BS    
Geography   BA    
Geology/Earth Science, General   BS    
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration   CERT    
History, General   BA    
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General   BS    
Human Services, General   BA    
International Business/Trade/Commerce   BS    
Jazz/Jazz Studies   BA    
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching   CERT    
Kinesiology   BA    
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies   BA    
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography   BA, BS    
Marketing/Marketing Management, General   BS    
Mathematics, General   BA, BS    
Microbiology, General   BA, BS    
Music Performance, General   BA    
Music Theory and Composition   BA    
Music, General   BA    
Operations Management and Supervision   BS    
Organizational Communication, General   BA    
Philosophy   BA    
Physical Anthropology   BA    
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching   BA    
Physical Sciences   BA    
Physics, General   BA, BS    
Political Science and Government, General   BA    
Pre-Nursing Studies   No Degree    
Sculpture   BA    
Social Sciences, General   BA    
Sociology   BA    
Spanish Language and Literature   BA    
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor   CERT    
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology   BA    
Theatre/Theater   BA    
Zoology/Animal Biology   BA, BS    

Enrollment Information

The WUE program is open only to new undergraduate degree applicants to the university.  Early application is highly recommended, since space is limited.  Through acceptance of the special WUE tuition classification, students acknowledge their intent to maintain their legal domicile in the state which is their home state at the time of application. If students desire to change their legal domicile to any other state, including California, they must notify the WUE contact on campus and may lose their WUE eligibility.

Applicants selected for WUE participation must meet the university's criteria for assured admission.  After admission, changes to the students's academic major are not permitted without the prior approval of the campus WUE contact.  Failure to comply with any of these conditions may result in loss of the WUE tuition classificiation. Note:  Applicants who are not selected as WUE students may not enroll and then change to WUE status at a later date.

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Contact Information

California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382

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