California State University, Fresno

Fresno, CA

California State University, Fresno

Fresno, CA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
48%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

23

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,500
Declined 7,622
Total Received 18,122
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Public

21,462

undergraduate students

2,677

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 24,139
Established in 1911
Coeducational Coeducational

327-acre, urban campus in Fresno (population: 527,438), seven miles from downtown area. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Fresno Air Terminal

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4.8%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Vintage Days
  • Welcome Week
  • Commencement
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
48%
12-17
35%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,500
Declined 7,622
Total Received 18,122

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Racquetball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Physiology
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Civil Engineering, General
Cognitive Science
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminology
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
Finance, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Horticultural Science
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Biology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Ornamental Horticulture
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

24,139

total students

99.3%

in-state

0.7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

21,462
students

Female
59%
12,656

Male
41%
8,806

11%

2,677
students

Female
69%
1,839

Male
31%
838

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

18,838
students

Female
60%
11,222

Male
40%
7,616

13%

2,624
students

Female
55%
1,434

Male
45%
1,190

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
54%
Hispanic/Latino
17%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,994

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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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