Fresno City College
Fresno, CA 93741
Fresno City College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is large in size and located in Fresno. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 18% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Fresno City College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,744 and $200 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio27:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Fresno City College Nursing program is designed to prepare students for the provision of health care services. The program equips students with the scientific knowledge and technical skills required in the nursing profession as well as leadership and managerial expertise.
In class instruction is offered at the Fresno City College campus while Nursing Clinical practice is provided for at selected hospitals and other healthcare facilities in the local community.
Students who successfully complete the program are awarded an Associate of Science degree and are eligible to sit for the National Nursing Licensing examination as preamble to working in a structured health care environment.
The curriculum is covered in four semesters of 9 or more credits. Students are able to take additional credits every semester to complete the general education requirements for the program. The program also offers additional specialized nursing electives to supplement the nursing education being offered.
The program is quite intensive and it is not recommended that a student works more than 16 hours per week during the nursing part of the section to insure technical ability and be ready for the National Nursing Examination.
The courses and credits offered in the ADN program are designed to be transferable towards a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1952 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$281/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of Fresno City College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||18%||$538|
|State Grant & Scholarships||84%||$2,064|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||6%||$420|
|Federal Student Loans||2%||$2,538|
$4,266Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$3,127|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,129|
|$48,001 to $75,000$5,599|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,224|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.