California State University – Fresno: Ranking & Review

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Fresno Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 399 1379
Top 9%

California State University - Fresno Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate59%54%63%
Applicants17,9207,43310,487
Admissions10,6464,0466,600
Enrolled undergraduates3,4461,3052,141
Enrolled total (including graduate students)25,32510,40314,922

7,199 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

296 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,321
Percent of students submitting SAT scores96%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
510
Math
500

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,298
Percent of students submitting ACT scores38%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
18
ACT Math
19

California State University - Fresno Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $20,431 $32,311
Off-campus $24,417 $36,297
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,088 and other expenses per full academic year.

California State University - Fresno provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,139 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $5,742 $17,622
Fees for full-time undergraduates $843 $843
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $396
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,176 $16,680
Fees for full-time graduates $843 $843
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $396

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 661 78 739
Health Professions and Related Programs 514 106 55 675
Social Sciences 594 11 605
Education 174 289 19 482
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 350 10 360
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 294 31 325
Psychology 293 23 316
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 315 315
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 199 8 207
Engineering 173 33 206
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 121 77 198
Visual and Performing Arts 137 17 154
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 120 20 140
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 54 29 83
Physical Sciences 52 28 80
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 38 34 72
English Language and Literature & Letters 55 17 72
History 64 8 72
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 48 10 58
Mathematics and Statistics 23 9 32
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 29 29
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 22 22
Philosophy and Religious Studies 19 19
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 14 14
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 1
Grand Total4,364838745,276

A total of 4,364 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California State University - Fresno.

At the master's and doctor's level 912 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%50%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

General info

Alternative namesFresno State
Founded1911
MottoLucem Accipe Ut Reddas
Receive the light that you may give it forth.
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscardinal, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,086
Instructional FTE1,010
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecsufresno.edu
Address5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, California, 93740
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone5592784240
Fax+1 (559) 278 8340

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