|Setting:||Large City Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
A comprehensive state university with an abundance of academic and other offerings, Cal State University Fresno (aka Cal State Fresno or CSU Fresno) boasts some of the top programs in the western U.S. and throughout the country.
Cal State Fresno’s department of arts and sciences includes programs in Communications, Linguistics, Modern and Classical Languages and Literature, Journalism, Music, Theatre Arts, Armenian Studies as well as an interdisciplinary major.
The health and human services department provides training in such in-demand careers as nursing and physical therapy.
Probably its most well-known and respected program is the Craig School of Business, which is regarded as one of the best business schools in the western United States.
Consistently ranked high on a national level by Princeton Review and others, the School of Business offers undergraduate as well as MBA programs, the latter of which recruits students who score in the top 30 percent on the GMAT.
The School of Education and Human Development, which offers teaching and psychology degrees and credentials, has also been acknowledged for having one of the top rehabilitation counseling programs in the country.
Other departments at Cal State Fresno include the college of agricultural sciences and technology, a school of engineering, and a college of health and human services.
Research institutes and centers on the campus include the American English Institute, a center for aging, a public policy insitute, a children’s institute and a disability studies center.
Four art galleries, a university publishing company, concert halls, theatres, television and film production studios and a student-operated radio station all make their home on the CSU Fresno campus.
Students also have a choice of hundreds of academic, professional, arts, cultural, religious, Greek, recreational or special interest organizations.
Student services include tutorial and writing centers, discipline-speficic computer labs, career counseling and job fairs, and extensive financial aid options for eligible students.
67% of students gave California State University, Fresno 4 stars overall.
I love Fresno State. The Henry Madden Library is amazing ad so helpful in research. It has great books and great online services. Also, it is an awesome place to study or just hang out with friends. I also love the atmosphere of the school. No matter what people say about Fresno, Fresno State is beautiful.
I liked the buildings on campus, especially the student union and the library. I know a new library has been built. I also liked the student store. I also feel as thugh the proximity of the school to restaurants was fantastic.
California State University, Fresno
5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||20,324|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||23,526|
- Latino: 39%
- African American: 5%
- Caucasian: 30%
- American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
- Asian: 15%
- Unknown and Other: 10%
|American Indian or Alaska native||1%|
|Unknown and Other||10%|
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