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California State University-Fresno

Fresno, CA
University Website: www.csufresno.edu
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California State University, Fresno, often referred to as Fresno State, is one of the top-ranked campuses comprising the California State University system. It is located at the northeast edge of Fresno, only 58 miles from Yosemite National Park. The university has a total enrollment of 22,565 students including undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Fresno State 6th in public regional universities in California, 9th in public regional universities in the West (all the western states from Hawaii and Alaska to Texas and Oklahoma), and 38th in all regional universities, both public and private, in the West.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Fresno State's graduate program in Rehabilitation Counseling #13 in the entire nation. At the graduate level, Fresno State also boasts the following nationally ranked programs: part-time MBA, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Speech-Language Pathology, and Social Work.

The Princeton Review ranks Fresno State's Sid Craig School of Business MBA Program #45 in the nation. The GMAT score for students in this program averages in the top 30 percentile nationwide.

In Forbes Magazine's "America's Best Colleges List for 2013," Fresno State is ranked in the top 44% of universities nationwide at #359. This ranking places Fresno State 6th out of the 23 California State University campuses and outranking some UC campuses.

Fresno State has a selective admission rate of 58%. The university offers 95 Bachelor's degrees, 51 Master's degrees, 7 Doctoral degrees, and 20 different teaching credentials.

The university's unique facilities include on-campus raisin and wine grape vineyards and a commercial winery, where student-made wines have won over 300 awards since 1997. Fresno State is one of only a few universities world-wide that have an on-campus planetarium, operated by the Physics Department. Members of Fresno State's nationally ranked Top 10 Equestrian Team have the option of housing their horses on campus, next to indoor and outdoor arenas. Fresno State boasts a newly opened state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center and one of the biggest libraries in the California State University system.

The campus sits at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in the San Joaquin Valley. The city of Fresno is the fifth largest city in California. The university is within an hour's drive of many mountain and lake resorts and within a three-hour drive of both Los Angeles and San Francisco. Yosemite National Park is only 58 miles from campus.

Fresno State operates on a semester schedule. The fall semester runs from late August through December. The spring semester runs from mid-January through mid-May.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,632.00 avg tuition

5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-4240

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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California State University-Fresno

Statistics:
Applied 14,559
Admitted 8,140 56%
Enrolled total 2,700
Full Time: 2,583
Part Time 117
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 400 520
SAT Math 420 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 16 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 86%
4-year graduation rate 14%
6-year graduation rate 48%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

California State University-Fresno

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,472.00 $5,472.00 $16,632.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $791.00 $791.00 $791.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,738.00 $6,738.00 $15,666.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $791.00 $791.00 $791.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,550.00 $10,514.00 $3,490.00
Other Expenses $3,000.00 $3,660.00 $3,490.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $1,256.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 75%
Percent receiving grant aid 67%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,813.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 29%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,919.00

California State University-Fresno

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agricultural Business and Management, General X
Agriculture, General X X
Animal Sciences, General X
Food Science X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Agricultural Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X
Engineering, General X X
Mechanical Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X
Industrial Technology/Technician X X
Surveying Technology/Surveying X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Cognitive Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physical Sciences X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Criminology X X
Economics, General X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X X

California State University-Fresno Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Downing Science Scholarship $2,000 March 02, 2017
Milton J. Lindner Memorial Scholarship $1,200 March 02, 2017
Beavers Heavy Construction Engineering Scholarship $1,000 March 02, 2017
Professor Frank Morris Memorial Scholarship $1,000 March 02, 2017
Doris F. Falk Memorial Scholarship $500 March 02, 2017
Dana Geology Scholarship $300 March 02, 2017
W.D. Coates Memorial Scholarship Varies March 02, 2017
Peter J. and Edna L. Grilione Memorial Engineering Scholarship Varies March 02, 2017
Michael L. Betrand Memorial Scholarship Varies March 02, 2017
Leon S. Peters Engineering Scholarship Varies March 02, 2017

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