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California State University - Fresno
  • 4 Year
  • FRESNO, CA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B

editorial

Cal State Fresno is an above-average public university located in Fresno, California. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 18,901 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Cal State Fresno acceptance rate is 58%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Criminology. Graduating 56% of students, Cal State Fresno alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,400.

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5241 N MAPLE AVE
FRESNO, CA 93740
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mountain West Conference

California State University - Fresno Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

CSU Fresno Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
Application Deadline
December 4
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
16-22
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
$6,002 / 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
$10,423 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 132 responses
32%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 168 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 168 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    67%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,901 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,640
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
62%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 110 responses
  • Open to diversity
    35%
  • Dedicated
    27%
  • Motivated
    22%
  • Mellow
    5%
  • Bright
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Self-centered
    3%

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. 202 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 251 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 124 responses
  • Diverse
    56%
  • Amazing
    10%
  • Relaxing
    9%
  • Challenging
    8%
  • Depending on the class you get, mostly challenging
    5%
  • Quiet
    5%
  • Surprisingly easy
    2%

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%
74%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 86 responses

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