California State University-Fresno

Fresno, CA 93740

Located in Fresno, California, California State University-Fresno is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of California State University that operates 10 campuses in Bakersfield, Camarillo, Chico, Carson, Hayward, Fresno, Fullerton, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Northridge.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 18735 and 10031 students were accepted.

California State University-Fresno in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,472 and fees $841. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,632 and $841 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. RN to BSN
  4. Masters degrees (MSN)

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 149
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 28
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 24

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from California State University-Fresno

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Fresno
3.82 miles away
Fresno Adult School
5.49 miles away
Dinuba Adult School
27.53 miles away
Hanford Adult School
33.52 miles away
Visalia Adult School
42.53 miles away
Tulare Adult School
46.77 miles away
WestMed College-Merced
53.21 miles away
California State University-Stanislaus
78.12 miles away
Eastern Sierra College Center
79.36 miles away
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Modesto
90.05 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
01/31/1954 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/01/1971 - 12/31/2005
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
07/01/1964 - 12/31/2005
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels (Northern California Consortium, DNP)
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading400 to 500
SAT: Math400 to 510
ACT Composite16 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$3,489
30k to 48k$4,524
48k to 75k$8,159
75k to 110k$13,397
Over 110k$15,397
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $372.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $372.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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California State University-Fresno
5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740

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