Tuition & Fees

$6,311

$11,999

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
21

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,030
Declined + 8,701
Total Received 18,731
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Public

21,528

undergraduate students

2,875

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. Criminology
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Codes

SAT 4312
ACT 0266

Social Networks

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
48%
300-399
23%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
20%
400-499
50%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
37%
12-17
42%
6-11
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
37%
12-17
45%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
6-11
1%
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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 24,403
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)

Fresno, CA

327-acre, urban campus in Fresno (population: 509,924), 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
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
14%
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 6% of male students
 
13 sororities 7% 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
0
600-699
5%
500-599
22%
400-499
48%
300-399
23%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
46%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
20%
400-499
50%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
37%
12-17
42%
6-11
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
37%
12-17
45%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
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

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,030
Declined + 8,701
Total Received 18,731

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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Admissions Contact

Andres Hernandez
Interim Director, Admissions
P: 559 278-2261
F: 559 278-4812
admissions@csufresno.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $62,303,322
State $68,703,044
Institutional
Other external
Total $131,006,366

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,614,584
Institutional $3,475,695
Other external $2,346,447
Total $7,436,726

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA
Mascot
Bulldogs
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture Business Management
Agronomy/Crop Science
Animal Science
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies
Art/Art Studies
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Physics
Biotechnology
Business Administration/Management
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Cognitive Science
College Student Counseling/Personnel Services
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders/General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Corrections
Counselor Education/School Counseling/Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminology
Curriculum & Instruction
Drama/Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education/Teaching
Economics
Education
Education/Teaching of Gifted/Talented
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Educational Leadership
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Engineering
English Composition
English Language/Literature
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Family/Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Finance
Food Science
French Language/Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health/Physical Education/Fitness
Health/Physical Education/Fitness/General
Hispanic-American Studies
History
Horticulture Science
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Hydrology/Water Resources Science
Industrial Technology
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations/Affairs
Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Logistics/Materials/Supply Chain Management
Marine Biology/Biological Oceanography
Marine Science
Marketing/Marketing Management/General
Marriage/Family Therapy/Counseling
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mass Communications/Media Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Performance
Music Teacher Education
Nursing Practice
Park/Recreation/Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics
Plant Protection/Pest Management
Political Science/Government
Pre-Nursing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Reading Teacher Education
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education/Teaching
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
Sports Studies
Surveying Technology
Teaching English as a Second Language
Viticulture/Enology
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Water Resources Engineering
Women's Studies
Writing
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Undergraduate

88%

21,528
students

Female
58%
12,403

Male
42%
9,125

Graduate

12%

2,875
students

Female
67%
1,919

Male
33%
956

undergraduateFull-time

84%

18,194
students

Female
58%
10,500

Male
42%
7,694

undergraduatePart-time

16%

3,334
students

Female
58%
1,903

Male
42%
1,431

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
49%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
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 Application Deadlines

Fall: November 30

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
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