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California State University-Fresno

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Rating

Public

Type

26,765

Students

$17,622

Tuition

58%

Acceptance

#196

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Fresno, CA

5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93740

California State University-Fresno is a very large public college located in Fresno, CA ranked 64thin California. It has a total of 23,304 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 57.94% acceptance rate. California State University-Fresno offers 123 different majors and is best known for its criminology, agricultural teacher education, and food science programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 6th, and 11th respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,742 for students from California and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California State University-Fresno is moderately priced. 58.58% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $44,700 per year, which is 8% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$18,469/Year
Above Average

California State University-Fresno

$18,469

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$33,596/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$23,964/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

58%Acceptance
Average

California State University-Fresno

58%

National

69%
Sat

940 - 1130

97% of students submit

Admissions Yield

32%

ACT

16 - 22

30% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

23,304Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,478

Part-Time

96
Male

41%

In-state

83%

Female

59%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

15%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Business Administration and Management, General7% Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies7% Criminology71% Others

14% Business Administration and Management, General

7% Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

7% Criminology

71% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

832 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

7%

424 Graduates

Criminology

7%

419 Graduates

Psychology, General

7%

388 Graduates

Education, General

4%

235 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

4%

222 Graduates

Social Work

3%

189 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

3%

182 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors23:123:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

23

Number of Library Books

935,860

Academic Spend per Student

$7,349

Full-time Retention Rate

81%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$32,400/Year

California State University-Fresno

$32,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$32,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$44,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

58%