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CSU Fullerton

CSU Fullerton is ranked sixth in the nation in baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students. Its College of Business and Economics is home to the stateís largest nationally accredited undergraduate business program, and its drama, musical theater and dance majors all are highly rated nationally. Future communications professionals have more than 650 internships to select from, and receive training in Fullertonís television studio and daily newspaper complex.


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CSU Fullerton's Annual Spending chart






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CSU Fullertonís annual impact on the Los Angeles region is enormous. Annual spending related to CSU Fullerton in the Los Angeles region ($458 million) generates a total impact of $851 million on the regional economy. This impact sustains more than 12,500 jobs in the region, and generates more than $45 million per year in tax revenue. Even greater—$1.8 million of the earnings by alumni from CSU Fullerton are attributable to their CSU degrees.


CSU Fullerton improves Californiaís economy with research, education, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Hollywood is practically synonymous with the film and television industry, and the CSU is a critical supplier of job-ready graduates in this industry. CSU Fullertonís Art Department has teamed with both the Disney Company and Warner Brothers Feature Animation to offer a highly regarded program in entertainment art/animation. The universityís Center for Entertainment and Tourism—the only such center in Orange County—is are source for multidisciplinary curriculum for students majoring in arts, business, economics and communications.



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Last Updated: April 27, 2005