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Fresno State - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Fresno State Description:

Fresno State, the California State University at Fresno, occupies a 388-acre main campus at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Fresno State's well-respected Craig School of Business is popular among students, and Business Administration has the highest undergraduate enrollment of all majors. High achieving students should look into the Smittcamp Honors College which offers scholarships covering tuition, room and board. In athletics, the Fresno State Bulldogs compete in the NCAA Division I Western Athletic Conference. Fresno State is one of the 23 Cal State schools.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 22,565 (19,719 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 87% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,228 (in-state); $17,886 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,256 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,192
  • Other Expenses: $3,074
  • Total Cost: $20,756 (in-state); $32,414 (out-of-state)

Fresno State Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 79%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 71%
    • Loans: 30%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,584
    • Loans: $4,942

Scholarships for Fresno State (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Art, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminology, Health, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 2%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 14%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 48%

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