Graduate Programs Overview

California State University-Fresno is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Fresno, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,077 for California residents and $17,581 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-eight graduate programs: 45 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 6 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 854 students have been conferred Master's degree and 74 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCalifornia State University-Fresno
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA
Graduate School Students3,012 students
130 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,077
Student to Faculty23:1 (4.35%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 58 Graduate Programs
45 Master's, 6 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $8,077 and $17,581 for non-California residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $396.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit-$1$396
Books & Supplies$1,080
Room & Board$10,905 (On-Campus) / $15,537 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,604 (On-Campus) / $4,098 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,666$33,170
Off-Campus Total$28,792$38,296
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

California State University-Fresno offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 58 major areas - 44 Master's (3 online programs), 5 Doctorate (1 online programs), 6 Post-Bachelor'. 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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language And Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics

Graduate Student Population

Total 25,137 students enrolled in California State University-Fresno including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,012 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 982 male and 2,030 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,075 full-time and 937 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 130 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 382 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students982
Women Students2,030
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,075
Part-time Students937
By race/ethnicity 884 White, 108 Black, and 296 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 races112
44 students are younger than 22 and 384 students are older than 65. The school has 1,926 students aged between 22 and 30 and 658 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under44
40 & Over384
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, 130 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 382 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,012
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses130
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses382
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,500
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses130
California Resident128
Other State In U.S.1
Outside of U.S.1

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