California State University - Fresno (2024)

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Cal State Fresno is an above-average public university located in Fresno, California. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 17,563 undergraduate students. The Cal State Fresno acceptance rate is 95%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 56% of students, Cal State Fresno alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,400.

About

5241 N MAPLE AVE
FRESNO, CA 93740
Branch of
The California State University

About Cal State Fresno...

  • Hispanic-Serving Institution
  • Public College
  • SAT/ACT Optional

Athletic Division

NCAA Division I-FBS

Athletic Conference

Mountain West Conference

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  • California
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California State University - Fresno Rankings

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CSU Fresno Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95%

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

November 30

SAT Range

890-1100

ACT Range

16-21

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Early Decision/Early Action

No

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Cost

Net Price

$7,507/ year

National

$15,523

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Average Total Aid Awarded

$9,968/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

89%

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Academics

Professors

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Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.

Student Faculty Ratio

19:1

Evening Degree Programs

No

75%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.153 responses

34%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.201 responses

52%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.201 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Business

    655 Graduates

  • Psychology

    603 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Humanities

    575 Graduates

  • Criminology

    399 Graduates

  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

    231 Graduates

  • Nursing

    177 Graduates

  • Sociology

    164 Graduates

  • Biology

    157 Graduates

  • Health Service Preparatory Studies

    149 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders

    140 Graduates

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    52%

  • On Campus

    45%

  • Online

    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

17,563Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

3,791

Undergrads Over 25

15%

Pell Grant

64%

Varsity Athletes

2%

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

143 responses

  • Open to diversity

    31%

  • Dedicated

    27%

  • Motivated

    20%

  • Mellow

    7%

  • Outgoing

    5%

  • Bright

    4%

  • Stressed

    3%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus

No data available

Poll

53%

of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.235 responses

Poll

71%

of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.284 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

157 responses

  • Diverse

    55%

  • Amazing

    12%

  • Challenging

    9%

  • Relaxing

    7%

  • Depending on the class you get, mostly challenging

    4%

  • Quiet

    4%

  • Underrated

    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$44,700/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

56%

National

49%

Employed 2 Years After Graduation

92%

National

83%

75%

of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.88 responses

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