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California State University Fresno

Fresno, California

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Overview

Student Population
25,497
California State University Fresno overview
Location Fresno, California
Online csufresno.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
California State University Fresno overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Fresno, California, California State University Fresno is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 15,448 prospective students applied, and 13,920 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,693 enrolled in the school.  21,213 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,284 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $901. California State University-Fresno is ranked 774 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
3/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

California State University-Fresno is rated within the lower 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for California State University Fresno within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
California State University Fresno overview
SAT 890/1100
ACT 16/21
Estimated GPA 3.12
Applications Accepted
90.1% 
California State University Fresno overview
Applications Due Apr 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for California State University Fresno
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$901
Room and Board $10,905
Budget for Other Expenses$3,604
Total One Year Cost$22,232
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California State University Fresno
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$901
Room and Board $10,905
Budget for Other Expenses$3,604
Total One Year Cost$34,112

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
49% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California State University Fresno students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Health Professions 12%
Social Sciences 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
Psychology 6%

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

Current students may use the California State University Fresno GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.