Graduate Programs

California State University, Stanislaus

The Graduate School

California State University, Stanislaus

1 University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Tel: (209) 667-3129

The Graduate Experience
Graduate students at California State University, Stanislaus are vital and active members of the university community, reflecting the diversity of the Central Valley in their academic and professional goals, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, and ages. This unique combination of wide diversity in an intimate, small-town environment provides a rich context for academic and personal growth.

CSU Stanislaus offers 23 master's degrees, seven educational credentials, and eight academic certificates. Small class sizes and a collaborative spirit promote a strong sense of community among students and faculty. High academic standards are proven in the reputations of CSU Stanislaus faculty members, the accreditations of its programs, and the successes of its alumni.

Students emerge from their graduate studies at CSU Stanislaus equipped to tackle real-life challenges and rise as leaders in their fields.

Student Success
CSU Stanislaus has become known for its responsiveness to individual students and its commitment to student success. Some quick facts about graduate programs at CSU Stanislaus:

  • Evening classes provide convenience and accessibility for working adults. Many graduate programs can be completed entirely in the evenings.
  • One in seven of CSU Stanislaus' 8,900-plus student body is enrolled in graduate or postbaccalaureate coursework; over 60% are part-time students.
  • Graduate students have many available sources of financial aid, including grants, scholarships, fellowships, fee waivers, loans, and part-time employment.
  • The Career Services Center offers a full range of career-development services.

Stanislaus Campus
CSU Stanislaus is located in Turlock, California, a community of more than 69,000 in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus, surrounded by fertile agricultural land, is within a few hours drive of all northern California has to offer, including the San Francisco Bay Area, the California State Capitol, and Yosemite National Park. The 228-acre campus is known for its state of-the-art facilities conducive to graduate-level research in a wide range of disciplines.

The university also offers courses (on-site and via televised instruction) at the CSU Stanislaus Stockton Center.

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Last Update: June 07, 2016