Tuition & Fees

$6,582

$18,462

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

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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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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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: 522,053), 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

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 October 1 (priority 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

Phong Jacob Yang
Director, Admissions
P: 559 278-2261
F: 559 278-4812
admissions@csufresno.edu

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
water polo
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mountain West Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Science
Animal Science
Anthropology
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Physics
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chicano Studies
Child Development
City/Regional Planning
Civil Engineering
Clinical Rehabilitation/Mental Health Counseling
Cognitive Science
Communication
Communicative Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling
Creative Writing
Criminology
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences
Fashion Merchandising
Food/Nutritional Sciences
French
Geography
Geology
Geomatics Engineering
Graphic Design
Health Science
History
Industrial Technology
Interior Design
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Mass Communication/Journalism
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Plant Science
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Recreation Administration
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre Arts
Viticulture/Enology
Water Resource Management
Women's Studies
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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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