Stanislaus State: Student Life

Student Profile

Total undergraduates:2,811 men, 5,036 women, 7,847 total
Full-time undergraduates:2,379 men, 4,319 women, 6,698 total
Part-time undergraduates:432 men, 717 women, 1,149 total
Total graduate students:329 men, 869 women, 1,198 total
Full-time graduate students:181 men, 545 women, 726 total
Part-time graduate students:148 men, 324 women, 472 total
Average age of full-time undergraduates:22
U.S. region where majority of students come from:West
Percent of full-time U.S. undergraduates from out of state:1%
First-year student enrollment breakdown:
  • 0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native 
  • 9.5% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 1.6% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 57.1% Hispanic/Latino 
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 19.6% White, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 3.5% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.5% Nonresident Alien 
  • 3.5% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
  • 0.4% American Indian or Alaskan Native 
  • 11.2% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 2.5% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 47.5% Hispanic/Latino 
  • 0.7% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 25.9% White, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 3.6% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 2.7% Nonresident Alien 
  • 5.5% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus Environment

Campus size:228 acres
City or town school is located in:Turlock, CA
Population of city/town:70,365
Locations of branch/satellite campuses:Branch campus in Stockton.
Nearest major city:Modesto, CA
Distance of nearest major city:15 miles
Population of nearest major city:204,933
Online campus map:

Living on Campus

Institution offers housing:yes
Campus housing available to all unmarried students regardless of year:yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms
  • single-student apartments
  • other housing including Theme and summer housing.
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing:28%
Percent of students who live in school housing:8%
Percent of students who live off campus:92%
Percent of all students who have cars on campus:30%
Student conduct policies: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age:yes

Study Facilities

Every student is required to lease or own a computer:no
Every student is required to take a computer course:no
Computer equipment is provided in:residence halls, library, computer center/lab(s)
Total number of microcomputers available to students:258
Internet access provided to all students:yes
E-mail services/accounts provided to all students:yes
School has a library on campus:yes
Museums and other special academic buildings/equipment on campus: Art gallery, art complex, theatre, music recital hall, marine sciences station, laser lab, greenhouse, observatory, science building, biology field site.

Assistance Services

Remedial learning services: reading, writing, math, study skills
Additional services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, women's center, day care, health insurance
Counseling services: minority student, military, veteran student, older student, birth control, career, personal, academic, psychological
Career placement services: co-op education, internships, career/job search classes, interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, career fairs.
Services for students with disabilities: note-taking services, tape recorders, tutors, reader services, interpreters for hearing-impaired, special transportation, special housing, adaptive equipment, braille services, other testing accommodations.
Amount of campus that is accessible to physically handicapped:100%

Social Activities

Number of social fraternities on campus:6
Percent of men who join fraternities:6%
Number of social sororities on campus:10
Percent of women who join sororities:6%
Student activities: student government, student newspaper, radio station
School newspaper(s):The Signal
Number of honor societies:13
Total number of registered organizations:65
Campus-based religious organizations: Catholic Students Association, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, OneLife
Minority student organizations: Asian Pacific Islander Club, MEChA, Hmong Student Association, Teatro Los Hijos Del Campo, Indian Student Association, Umoja
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees: Degenerate Art, Warrior Film Review, Voices for Children, Village Council, Student California Teachers Association, Penumbra, EOP/SBP Scholars, APICS/OM, A Day of Hope, Agriculture Ambassadors, Animeikyou, College Panhellenic Association, Community Awareness and Research Education, The Dr. Hadj Conteh Sierra Leone Community Development Organization, Graduate Association for Students in Public Administration, Greek Life United, Hunger Network, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Student Marketing Association, Student Nursing Association, Pre-Law Society, Pre-Med Society, Economics Student Association, Accounting Society; art, botany, computer science, conservation and biological invasions, criminal justice, geography, math, music performance and appreciation, paleontology, pre-health professions, sociology, and swing dance clubs


School has an athletic program:yes
Athletic director:Michael Matoso,
Director of Athletics
Director of women's athletics:Kim Duyst,
Associate Athletics Director/SWA
School colors:red and gold
School mascot:Warriors
Athletic conference memberships:California Collegiate Athletic Conference
Sports offeredScholarships?Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballyesNCAA Div. II
Men's basketballyesNCAA Div. II
Men's cross-countryyesNCAA Div. II
Men's golfyesNCAA Div. II
Men's socceryesNCAA Div. II
Men's track and field (indoor)yes
Men's track and field (outdoor)yesNCAA Div. II
Women's basketballyesNCAA Div. II
Women's cross-countryyesNCAA Div. II
Women's socceryesNCAA Div. II
Women's softballyesNCAA Div. II
Women's tennisnoNCAA Div. II
Women's track and field (indoor)yesNCAA Div. II
Women's track and field (outdoor)yesNCAA Div. II
Women's volleyballyesNCAA Div. II
Athletic facilities: aerobic space, baseball, soccer, and softball fields; basketball, indoor soccer, and volleyball arenas; cross country campus route, fitness center, tennis courts, track and field, Turlock Golf Country Club, Turlock Regional Sports Complex
Intramural/Recreational sports: basketball, flag football, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball
Club sports for men: basketball, flag football, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, volleyball
Club sports for women: basketball, flag football, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, volleyball

Getting Away

Public transportation serves campus:yes
Nearest international airport:Oakland, CA (87 miles)
Nearest other airport:Modesto, CA (15 miles)
Nearest passenger train service:Denair, CA (2 miles)
Nearest passenger bus service:Turlock, CA

Paying the Bills

Institutional employment is available:yes
Percent of full-time undergraduates working on campus:20%
Off-campus employment opportunities for undergraduates are:good
Freshmen are discouraged from working for first term:no

After Graduation

List of graduate schools most often selected by recent graduates: California State University--Fresno, California State University--Sacramento, National University, University of California--Berkeley, University of California--Davis, University of California--Irvine, University of California--Santa Cruz.
List of firms that most frequently hire graduates:California State University--Stanislaus, County Bank, Dole, DOT Foods Inc., E&J Gallo Winery, Emanual Medical Center, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Foster Farms, Franchise Tax Board, Frito Lay, Georgia Pacific, IRS, KCRA Channel 3, Kemper CPA Group, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, Modesto Police Department, Modesto Unified School District, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Target, Turlock Chamber of Commerce, Turlock School District, US Customs and Border Patrol, Wells Fargo Financial.
List of most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Kim Ulrich, actress, 'Passions'
  • Dr. Ben Duran, president, Merced College
  • Rico Oller, former California State Senator
  • Pam Kehaly, President and General Manager Anthem Blue Cross California