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.

Overview

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

Nursing Programs Offered

  • 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.  

  • LPN to ADN

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

Accreditations

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

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$4,002

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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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

73%

Recipients

$3,036

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

36%

Recipients

$3,655

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

2%

Recipients

$2,557

Average Amount

Student Population

22,925

Undergrads

0

Graduates

12,092

Women

10,833

Men

32%

Full-time

68%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
56%
White
22%
Asian
13%
Black/African American
5%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing
Fresno City College
1101 E. University Ave
Fresno, CA 93741
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