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California State University, Fresno

Fresno, California, United States
  • 500 THE World University Rankings 2018
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 5,380 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 6%
Institution type Public

About California State University, Fresno

California State University Fresno is a public institution that was first established in 1911 and is part of one of the biggest higher education systems in the world — 23 campuses of the California State University. It has a total of 21,528 of undergraduate enrolment and approximately over 4,400 graduates in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. This 363 acre campus that is set in an urban setting utilises a semester-based academic calendar. In the latest 2018 edition of Best Colleges, California State University Fresno’s ranking is National Universities, 223h. The current out-state tuition and fees are RM70,283.47 ($17,929).

Several of most popular majors among graduates:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  • Health Professions and Related Programs
  • Psychology
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

Campus information

Fresno State makes a unique stand in offering to students an abundance of pursuits and activities outside of class. Having been built in a strategic location, it takes only a matter of hours for students to go snowboarding in the mountains or even sunbathing on a nearby beach. Beyond these activities, they can also focus on building their confidence and shaping leadership skills by joining community volunteerism activities.

Some facilities that are provided by the campus include:

  • Henry Madden Library
  • Kennel Bookstore
  • Student Union
    • ​The Bulldog Bowl — 12 lanes, relaxing billiards tables, an Xbox Gaming Room with the latest games and a newly renovated arcade room
    • Food Court and Retail Pavilion — adjacent to the Union Snack Bar, Food Court, and Bulldog Bowl, four computer workstations for Fresno State students and staff
    • Lounge and study areas
  • Save Mart Center


Students at University Courtyard are accommodated with on-campus housing and with little worry about access to classes, buildings, and anywhere else at California State University Fresno. The facilities that are provided at this student residential area is that it is located within walking distance to many parts of the campus, including Henry Madden Library, Kennel Bookstore, Student Union, and the Save Mart Center. Living in University Courtyard also have access to the University's friendly Residential Life Staff, who are available 24/7 to provide any form of assistance to students as part of their adaptation process to campus life. 

At University Courtyard, one price includes:

  • Air conditioning and heat
  • Meals and utilities (electricity, gas, water, garbage, and sewer)
  • Fully furnished room
  • Access to all amenities and programs offered by University Courtyard
  • Basic cable, internet, housekeeping, and maintenance.
  • The halls remain open over holiday breaks at no additional charge. 


Courses available 10

Accounting & Finance 1 Agriculture Studies 1 Applied, Pure Sciences 4 Business, Management 1 Computer Science, IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 1 Education and Teaching 1 Engineering 1 Health and Medicine 1


Reviews 2

"What I like about Fresno State University is that the professors, academic advisors, and the students are very kind. every signal staff members are and helpful and want you to be successful. The university provides students with many helpful resources such as workshops, that helps students with st…
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"I love Fresno State University because of the environment on campus, Fresno State is a very safe place to be and as students we are always informed of what is going on in our surroundings, to keep us safe. Fresno State is a very spirited campus and there are always fun events to take part in, such…
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