Though there are nearly twenty-thousand students enrolled at Cal State U, Fresno, the combination of undergraduate and graduate programs enable the student to graduate with life and education experience to prepare the student for their chosen career.

Students are taught the importance of becoming part of the campus and learning to give back to the community of Fresno. Through programs that combine learning with taking part in the community, students are able to learn these values as part of the university education.

Academics and Degree Program

Students at Fresno can choose from a number of disciplines and courses through the different colleges, including; College of Arts and Humanities, College of Health and Human Services, College of Sciences and Mathematics, College of Social Sciences, Craig School of Business, Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kremen School of Education and Human Development and Lyles College of Engineering.

The diverse programs allow students to begin the education with an undergraduate degree, graduate degree and even doctorate degrees. Open University studies allow students to begin with a flexible education, working their way into the formal degrees offered through Cal State University,


Financial Information

Students at Fresno were awarded more than sixty-five million dollars in financial assistance through the last academic year, providing students with grants, scholarships and federal loans to assist with the funding of the education. Using the financial services, students can reach their goals for education and find the right need based funding.

Students seeking to offset the funding for their education should consider Fresno, as there are more than 2.5 million dollars in scholarships that are awarded to students every single year to both new and continuing student at Cal State University, Fresno. These scholarships range in value between $100 and $8,000 and are awarded to students enrolled in Fresno program.

Student Life

Students have a diverse range of activities that are available on campus. Walking tours, Vintage Days and Cultural festivals are designed to encourage students to become part of the Fresno community and take part in the on-campus clubs from recreation to cultural activities, to academic and professional organizations.

Off campus, students can explore the local Sierra Mountains exploring ski resorts through the winter months and exploring the beach through the summer months. Campus is located less than sixty miles from Yosemite and provides a bright and airy on campus feel, allowing students to explore the outdoors both on and off of campus.

Prospective students can engage in tours throughout the week between Monday and Friday at 9:30 am, 11:00 am and 1 pm. These tours are offered on the weekend at 10:00 am for students interested in gaining insight into the amenities and features of the California State University at Fresno and can introduced students to their education options.

Students that have chosen Fresno can take part in the many amenities that can be found on campus including the Outdoor track, the bowling alley, sports clubs, student recreation center and intramural sports activities on campus to enrich their college experience, stay active and become a part of the on-campus community.

By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.