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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.fresnostate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
21,462
Undergraduate
Students
(59.0%) 12,656 Women
(41.0%) 8,806 Men
2,677
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 18,122 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
470-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
16-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$9,622
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$15,181
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
713
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
5% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulldogs
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.5% Asian
2.8% Black/African-American
57.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
18.9% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students
5.1%
First-Year Students Returning
82.5%
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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