Admissions Information

The application fee is $55 for applying undergraduate school and $55 for graduate school at California State University-Fresno. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$55
Admission Informationfresnostate.edu/are/
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 57.94% and the yield is 31.75%. 7,538 men and 10,585 women applied to California State University-Fresno and 4,121 men and 6,380 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,376 men and 1,958 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants18,1237,53810,585
Admitted10,5014,1216,380
Enrolled3,3341,3761,958
Acceptance Rate 57.94%54.67%60.27%
Yield 31.75%33.39%30.69%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 3,235 students (97% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,002 students (30%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 570 and the 25th percentile is 470. The SAT Math score is 560 (75th) and 470 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 22 (75th percentile) and 16 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470570
SAT Math470560
ACT Composite1622
ACT Math1622
ACT English1522
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at California State University-Fresno are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,063, ACT: 60 - Public Doctoral/Research University).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply California State University-Fresno.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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