Graduate Program Overview

California State University-Fresno is a four-years, public school located in Fresno, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $8,087 for California residents and $17,591 for out-of-state students. It offers fifty-eight (58) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCalifornia State University-Fresno
TypeFour-years, Public
Address5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA
Graduate School Students2,793 students
2,686 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,087
Student to Faculty23:1 (4.35%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 58 Graduate Programs
46 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Fresno with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For California residents, the tuition & fees are $8,087 and $17,591 for non-California residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $396.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit-$1$396
Books & Supplies$1,125
Room & Board$10,758 (On-Campus) / $16,003 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,792 (On-Campus) / $4,304 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,762$33,266
Off-Campus Total$29,519$39,023
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

California State University-Fresno offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 58 major areas - 46 Master's (3 online programs), 5 Doctorate (1 online programs), 7 Post-Bachelor'. 848 students have been conferred Master's degree and 75 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources and Conservation
English Language and Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 25,497 students enrolled in California State University-Fresno including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,793 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 891 male and 1,902 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,916 full-time and 877 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,686 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 44 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students891
Women Students1,902
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,916
Part-time Students877
By race/ethnicity 744 White, 71 Black, and 262 Asian students are attending at California State University-Fresno. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races103
43 students are younger than 22 and 299 students are older than 65. The school has 1,860 students aged between 22 and 30 and 591 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under43
40 & Over299
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At California State University-Fresno, 2,686 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 44 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,793
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,686
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses44
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses63
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,686
California Resident2,539
Other State In U.S.29
Outside of U.S.118

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