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Tuition

$8,326

$16,452

not including room and board

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,444
Declined + 6,798
Total Received 16,242
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1  :  22

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. Criminology
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School Facts

California State at Fresno is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded as a Normal school in 1911, joined the state university system in 1961, and was granted university status in 1972. Its 1,410-acre campus, including the university farm, is located several miles from downtown Fresno.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 22,565
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Codes

SAT 4312
ACT 0266

Social Networks

Public

19,719

undergraduate students

2,846

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
24%
400-499
46%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
30%
400-499
43%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
12%
18-23
39%
12-17
34%
6-11
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
41%
12-17
34%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
48%
12-17
36%
6-11
1%
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Fresno, CA

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Fresno, CA

327-acre urban campus in Fresno (population: 501,362), seven miles from downtown area. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

California State University, Fresno
5241 North Maple Avenue
Fresno, CA 93740

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
20%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
13 fraternities 8% of male students
 
13 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
24%
400-499
46%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
30%
400-499
43%
300-399
17%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
12%
18-23
39%
12-17
34%
6-11
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
41%
12-17
34%
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
48%
12-17
36%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,444
Declined + 6,798
Total Received 16,242

Admissions Contact

Vivian Franco
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services
P: 559 278-2261
F: 559 278-4812
admissions@csufresno.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $50,940,673
State $65,418,108
Institutional
Other external
Total $116,358,781

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,447,770
Other external $1,859,236
Total $5,307,006

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific-10 Conference (Division I, Football I-A), Western Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Bulldogs
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
African-American Studies
Africana Studies
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Education
Animal Science
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chicano Studies
Child Development
Civil Engineering
Cognitive Science
Communication
Communications
Communicative Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling
Creative Writing
Criminology
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Food/Nutrition Science
Forensic Sciences
French
Geography
Geology
Geomatics Engineering
Health Sciences
History
Individualized Program
Industrial Technology
Interdisciplinary Health Services
Interdisciplinary Science
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Relations
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marine Science
Mass Communications
Mass Communications/Journalism
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Plant Science
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Recreation Administration
Rehabilitation Counseling
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Specialized Studies
Teaching
Theatre Arts
Viticulture/Oenology
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

87%

19,719
students

Female
57%
11,211

Male
43%
8,508

Graduate

13%

2,846
students

Female
66%
1,885

Male
34%
961

undergraduateFull-time

87%

17,156
students

Female
58%
9,839

Male
42%
7,317

undergraduatePart-time

13%

2,563
students

Female
54%
1,372

Male
46%
1,191

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
40%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
Japan
Malaysia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program

International Student Contact

Lucia Hammar
Director
559 278-2782
lhammar@csufresno.edu

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