Fresno Pacific University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4430 of 14,131 In the World
#1243 of 2,597 In North America
#1168 of 2,496 In the United States
#99 of 249 In California
#2 of 3 In Fresno

Quick Review

Religion
Mennonite Brethren Church
Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
19
Avg. cost to attend
$18,728 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,711
Graduates
1,284
Male:Female Ratio
27:73
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.fresno.edu

Fresno Pacific University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 67% 65% 68%
Applicants 959 265 694
Admissions 642 172 470
Freshmen enrolled full time 188 61 127
Freshmen enrolled part time 11 5 6

358 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
186 or 93%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1110
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Fresno Pacific University are 930-1110 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
66 or 33%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Fresno Pacific University are 16-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 2183 (55%)
White 1117 (28%)
Asian 218 (5%)
Black or African American 207 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 160 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 51 (1%)
Two or more races 15 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 13 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,728/year
Average aid awarded
$24,961
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,544
$30-48K $17,827
$48-75K $18,293
$75-110K $19,857
$110K+ $24,660

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $32,954$14,940
Tuition in-state $32,954$14,940
Tuition out-of-state $32,954$14,940
Fee in-district $498$60
Fee in-state $498$60
Fee out-of-state $498$60

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 574
Combined charge for room and board $8,954

Fresno Pacific University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 135
Business Administration and Management, General 75 12
Child Development 84
Social Work 79
School Psychology 53
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 37
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 8 28
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 34
Psychology, General 30
Nursing Science 30
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 23
Curriculum and Instruction 17
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 16
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 15
Athletic Training & Trainer 15
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 3 10
Criminalistics and Criminal Science 12
Mathematics Teacher Education 3 9
Reading Teacher Education 12
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 11
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 10
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 10
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 10
Special Education and Teaching, Other 10
Divinity & Ministry 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 8
History, General 8
Accounting 8
Bible & Biblical Studies 5 3
Computer Teacher Education 8
Graphic Design 7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 6
General Studies 5
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 5
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 5
Organizational Behavior Studies 4
Music Teacher Education 4
Chemistry, General 4
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 4
Finance, General 4
Computer Software Technology & Technician 4
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 3
Biology Teacher Education 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 3
Sociology, General 3
Fine & Studio Arts, General 2
Pre-Law Studies 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Philosophy 2
Political Science and Government, General 2
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy 2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 1
Music Performance, General 1
Environmental Studies 1
Mathematics, General 1
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 1
Applied Mathematics, Other 1
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 1
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 1
Library and Information Science 1
Grand Total 617 324
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 67% 66% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
136
Citations
1,048

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
79 / 440
Psychology
48 / 655
Sociology
31 / 83
Social Psychology
26 / 309
Medicine
24 / 421
Art & Design
14 / 13
Political Science
13 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
12 / 0
Clinical Psychology
11 / 135
Business
10 / 114
History
9 / 0
Gender Studies
9 / 55
Economics
8 / 0
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 26
Public Policy / Administration
7 / 8
Demography
7 / 173
Education Majors
7 / 45
Sexology
6 / 138
Philosophy
6 / 6
Biology
6 / 34
Health Science
6 / 8
Child Psychology
5 / 70
Law
5 / 3
Creative Writing
5 / 13
Literature
5 / 0
Computer Science
5 / 27
Media Studies
5 / 1
Special Education
5 / 12
Environmental Science
5 / 57
Development Studies
5 / 0
Public Health
4 / 163
Early Childhood Education
4 / 6
Political Economy
3 / 0
Chemistry
3 / 19
Engineering
3 / 25
Art History
3 / 0
Math Teachers
2 / 21
Journalism and Digital Media
2 / 10
Botany
2 / 10
Mathematics
2 / 21

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 1
1993 1 1
1994 1 0
1995 1 3
1996 0 1
1997 3 2
1998 0 2
1999 1 7
2000 1 11
2001 2 12
2002 5 20
2003 3 21
2004 1 17
2005 0 21
2006 3 18
2007 4 28
2008 5 28
2009 3 52
2010 6 64
2011 7 41
2012 11 85
2013 9 141
2014 8 120
2015 7 121
2016 11 77
2017 11 69
2018 16 74
2019 11 84
2020 17 108
2021 11 144

Notable alumni

  1. Pablo Campos

    Pablo Campos
    Born in
    Brazil Flag Brazil
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Pablo Campos is a Brazilian footballer.

  2. Ivan Mirković

    Ivan Mirković
    Born in
    Serbia Flag Serbia
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Ivan Mirković is a former Serbian footballer who played as a midfielder.

  3. Field Ruwe

    Field Ruwe
    Born in
    Zambia Flag Zambia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    journalistnovelist
    Biography

    Field Ruwe is an educator, historian, author, and scholar practitioner currently based in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. In his native country of Zambia, Dr. Ruwe is known as a radio and television host, and entrepreneur. On March 30, 2016, Ruwe signed a book contract with the Oklahoma-based Tate Publishing and Enterprises, LCC for his novel "Crown Jewels." The deal includes Ruwe's future fiction and nonfiction works.

General info

Alternative names FPU
Founded 1944
Motto Founded on Christ
Colors blue, orange
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 597
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, California, 93702-4709
United States
City population 542,000
Phone 5594532000
Fax +1 (559) 453 2007

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