Strategically located on a 327-acre urban campus at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range in the verdant San Joaquin Valley within just 58 miles from the famous Yosemite National Park, California State University – Fresno is comprehensive public research institution with a total enrollment of over 23,000 students. Consistently ranked within the top 15 best national master's universities in the United States by Washington Monthly magazine, Fresno State is ranked as the 36th best college and 8th top public school in the West by the U.S. News and World Report.
Since its inception in 1911 as the Fresno State Normal School for educating competent teachers, Cal State Fresno has expanded its horizons to offers 60 bachelor's degree, 45 master's degree, three doctoral, and 12 graduate certificate programs accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Currently, Fresno State stands out for having some of the best degree programs in the nation for nursing, physical therapy, education, rehabilitation counseling, social work, business administration, and speech pathology.
Renowned for having the first university-based commercial winery in the United States, Fresno State is considered one of the best equipped agricultural facilities in the West with student-made wines winning over 300 awards in the last decade. Along with its nationally ranked Top 10 Equestrian team, the Fresno State Bulldogs are members of the Mountain West Conference for competition in NCAA Division I with 18 intercollegiate varsity teams. Notable former Bulldogs include actor Robert Beltran, actress Noreen Corcoran, poet William Everson, astronaut Rick Husband, and NBA player Paul George.
Total undergraduate enrollment: 15413
Total institution enrollment: 19056
School type: 4-year public
School classification: Master's Colleges and Universities I: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the master's degree. They award 40 or more master's degrees per year across three or more disciplines.
California State University - Fresno
5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
Male undergraduate population: 44%
Female undergraduate population: 56%
Undergrad visible minorities: No Data
Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor's