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California State University-Fresno Demographics & Diversity

Fresno, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at California State University-Fresno are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 79% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

California State University Fresno has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of California State University Fresno students
Race Percent of Students
White 21%
Black 3%
Hispanic 48%
Asian 15%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 49% more female students than male students enrolled at California State University Fresno with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, California State University-Fresno has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for California State University Fresno students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for California State University Fresno students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,090
Women 15,047

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

California State University-Fresno serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for California State University Fresno students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,295 per year

63% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
25,137
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.3%
Part time Undergrads 11.5%

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