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California State University Fresno is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded as a Normal School in 1911, joined the state university system in 1961 and was granted university status in 1972. Its 1,410-acre campus, including the university farm, is located a few miles from downtown Fresno.

Website: www.csufresno.edu/

Public
Co-ed
21,528
Undergraduate
Students
(57.6%) 12,403 Women
(42.4%) 9,125 Men
2,875
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 18,731 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$12,693
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$15,772
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
686
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 14% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 22% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Fresno Population
505,882
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
4% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldogs
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.8% Asian
3.2% Black/African-American
53.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
20.8% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students
5.6%
First-Year Students Returning
78.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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