California State University-Fresno

Fresno, California

Overview

Address5241 N Maple Ave
School Websitewww.fresnostate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California State University-Fresno is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Fresno, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 18,476 students applied to California State University-Fresno. Of those students, 10,630 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California State University-Fresno was $5,742, in addition to fees of $845. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California State University-Fresno.

California State University-Fresno has a 54% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California State University-Fresno acceptance rate is 58%. To put this into perspective, 10,630 of the 18,476 students who applied to California State University-Fresno in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California State University-Fresno is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California State University-Fresno had an SAT score between the range of 920 and 1,120. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California State University-Fresno was between 16 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to California State University-Fresno as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California State University-Fresno, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $845, room and board costs of $10,587, other expenses of $2,326 and the $1,918 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $21,418.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,467 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California State University-Fresno to $33,298 for out-of-state students.

Students at California State University-Fresno are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California State University-Fresno was $5,243 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 66%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

California State University-Fresno Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio23:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California State University-Fresno.

California State University-Fresno has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 98% of all students reside in California. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at California State University-Fresno is 23:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California State University-Fresno to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 15% students enroll at California State University-Fresno part-time; the other 21,444 students enrolled full-time.

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