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California State University-Fresno Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
52.2%
Admission Difficulty for California State University Fresno
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into California State University-Fresno? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 10,406 out of 19,938 applicants or 52% were admitted making California State University-Fresno a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
870-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for California State University Fresno
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 870
SAT Scores for California State University Fresno
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to California State University Fresno?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

California State University Fresno admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >65%
980 to 1090 Avg + 52%-65%
870 to 980 Avg - 39%-52%
760 to 870 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 760 Low <27%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
16-21 
Applicants Submitting ACT
40%
ACT Scores for California State University Fresno
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for California State University Fresno
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 21
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into California State University-Fresno?

Admission data indicates that California State University-Fresno regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. 40 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to California State University Fresno.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

California State University Fresno admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >67%
18 to 21 Avg + 52%-67%
16 to 18 Avg - 41%-52%
14 to 16 Reach 32%-41%
Less than 14 Low <32%

Estimated GPA Requirements

California State University Fresno has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

California State University Fresno admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,035 8,903 19,938
Accepted 6,106 4,300 10,406
Acceptance Rate 55% 48% 52%
Enrolled 2,188 1,484 3,672
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 36% 35% 35%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to California State University Fresno and what considerations affect admission decisions?

California State University Fresno Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at California State University Fresno
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110556 IPEDS survey data for California State University Fresno.