California State University-Fresno

California State University, Fresno, widely known as 'Fresno State' is a public university that is part of the California State University system. Located in northeastern Fresno in the state of California, the university rests at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range located within the San Joaquin valley. Fresno State is close to many popular mountain and lake resorts including Yosemite National park and is just three hours from Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Fresno State has about 23,000 students in its undergraduate, graduate and post bachelor degree programs. Fresno State has nationally ranked graduate programs including part-time MBA, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Speech and Language Pathology, and Social Work. Fresno State shares a PhD program with San Jose State University which allows students to earn a DNP (doctor of nursing practice) degree.

Fresno State has on-campus grape vineyards it uses to produce raisins and wine in cooperation with a commercial winery. Student made wines from Fresno State have won more than 300 awards. Fresno State has a large Student Recreation Center, an on-campus planetarium and the one of the largest libraries in the California State University system.

For non-traditional students seeking a higher education at distance, Fresno State offers several online degree, certificate, professional training and teacher education programs. Fresno State offers an online masters degree in water resource management, online certificates in geographic information systems and homeland security, and professional training programs in medical coding, medical interpreting and Beacon.

California State University, Fresno is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (559) 278-4240
Address: 5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, California 93740
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 19,000+ undergrad, 2,800+ grad )
Award Levels: Batchelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition N/A
Out-of-State Tuition $ 11,232
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 26 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management
Animal Sciences
Food Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Communication and Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Agricultural Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Special Education and Teaching
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
General Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Construction Engineering Technology Technician
Industrial Technology Technician
Surveying Technology Surveying
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Rhetoric and Composition
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american Studies
Women's Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training Trainer
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Physical Therapy Therapist
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Cognitive Science
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Physical Sciences
School Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
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