California State University-Fresno

Fresno, California

Score

78

CA Relative Cost

Top Reasons to Choose California State University-Fresno Online

  1. California State University-Fresno is ranked the #2 Best Online College in California!
  2. California State University-Fresno is ranked the #1 Most Affordable Online College in California!
  3. California State University-Fresno is ranked the #1 Best Value Online College in California!
  4. CSU-Fresno offers an online BA in Liberal Arts completion, an online MS in Water Resources Management, and two online certificates. An accelerated MBA for executives can be completed through Saturday classes (on-campus), and a Master’s of Public Administration can be earned through Friday evening and Saturday classes (on-campus).
  5. CSU-Fresno is committed to lifelong learning, and through its Open University, students can take classes for credit, without formal admission to the school. High School students can earn college credit through the Uni-Track Program.
  6. CSU-Fresno has a Veterans Resource Center, and is a Hispanic/Asian American/Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.
  7. The university participates in CSU Fully Online, which allows students to enroll in one fully online course per term offered by another CSU campus.

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Overview

Key FactsAnswers
Total Enrollment24,298 (1% fully online)
Public or PrivatePublic
USDE Special Government StatusAsian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Hispanic-Serving Institution
Number of Online Programs19
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$6,589 per year
Accreditation TypeRegional
AccreditationWASC Senior College and University Commission
Established1911
Athletic AffiliationNCAA Division I FBS
Religious AffiliationNone
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Tuition

Tuition TypeCost
Average In-State Undergraduate Tuition$6,589
Average In-State Graduate Tuition$7,176
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships89%
Tution Guarantee No
Pre-paid Tuition Plan No
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Average Amount of Aid$9,632
Net Cost by Income
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Student Body

Key FactAnswer
Fully Online Students1%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio23:1
First-Year Student Retention Rate83%
Percentage Students Who Received Financial Aid or Scholarships89%
Percentage of Students of Color82%
Percentage of Non-Resident Alien Students6%
Graduation Rate56%
Students With Registered Disabilities< 3%
Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

Online Bachelor’s Degrees

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BBA - Accelerated Business Administration614-5 years
Criminal Justice & Law
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BS - Criminology: Law Enforcement1204-5 years
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
BA - Liberal Arts1204-5 years
Nursing & Healthcare
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
RN to BSN - Global RN to BSN Program614-5 years

Online Master’s Degrees

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MBA - Hybrid Bussiness Administration362-3 years
MBA - Executive Business Administration362-3 years
Criminal Justice & Law
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MS - Criminology302-3 years
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MPA - Public Administration362-3 years
Science & Engineering
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
MS - Water Resource Management302-3 years

Online Certificates

Business & Finance
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Advanced Grant Writing & Management11 year or less
Certificate - Applied Data Analysis3 courses3 courses
Certificate - Beginning Grant Writing and Management3 workshops3 workshops
Certificate - Grant Writing and Management11 year or less
Computers & Technology
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Decipher Certification Certificate1 course1 course
Criminal Justice & Law
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Victim Services Certificate121 year or less
Liberal Arts & Humanities
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - Community and Regional Planning Certificate of Advanced Study - Online151 year or less
Certificate - Fundamentals of Thai Yoga Therapy Certification Certificate1 course1 course
Certificate - Global Awareness Certificate121 year or less
Nursing & Healthcare
Degree RankingCredits NeededCompletion Time
Certificate - School Nurse Credential Program Certificate271 year or less

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