Fresno City College

Fresno, CA 93741

Located in Fresno, California, Fresno City College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of California Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, Bakersfield, Barstow, Oroville, Aptos, Norwalk, Ridgecrest, Hayward, Rancho Cucamonga, Kentfield.

Fresno City College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Fresno City College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,104 and fees $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,744 and $200 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio26:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN to ADN
  2. ADN

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 198

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Fresno City College

Reedley College
21.65 miles away
West Hills College-Lemoore
32.84 miles away
College of the Sequoias
40.65 miles away
Merced College
54.29 miles away
Porterville College
65.89 miles away
Gavilan College
98.94 miles away
Hartnell College
103.88 miles away
San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield
105.9 miles away
Cuesta College
112.44 miles away
Evergreen Valley College
114.73 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$2,689
30k to 48k$2,908
48k to 75k$5,795
75k to 110k$5,546
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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 $46.00 $281.00

Graduate classes

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

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Fresno City College
1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741

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