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Located in Fresno, California, Fresno Pacific University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

30 Undergraduate Degrees
47 Graduate Degrees
$38,406 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
72% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Fresno Pacific University?

Location of Fresno Pacific University

Contact details for Fresno Pacific are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, CA 93702-4709
Phone: 559-453-2000
Website: www.fresno.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fresnopacific
Twitter: https://twitter.com/fpu

How Do I Get Into Fresno Pacific?

You can apply to Fresno Pacific online at: apply.fresno.edu/

Admission Requirements for Fresno Pacific

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Fresno Pacific?

72% Acceptance Rate
69% Of Accepted Are Women
75% Submit SAT Scores
Fresno Pacific has an acceptance rate of 72%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 31% of accepted students are men and 69% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 75% of students accepted to Fresno Pacific submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 493 and 580. Math scores were between 485 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Fresno Pacific University  ( 493 to 580 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Fresno Pacific University  ( 485 to 560 )
200
800
Fresno Pacific received ACT scores from 36% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 22. Composite scores were between 18 and 22.

ACT English Scores for Fresno Pacific University  ( 16 to 22 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Fresno Pacific University  ( 16 to 22 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Fresno Pacific University  ( 18 to 22 )
1
36

Can I Afford Fresno Pacific University?

$38,406 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
5.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Fresno Pacific is $38,406. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Fresno Pacific, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $8,536 a year. That adds up to $34,144 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Fresno Pacific is 5.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Fresno Pacific University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,445 Full-Time Undergraduates
73% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,906 undergraduate students at Fresno Pacific, with 2,445 being full-time and 461 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Fresno Pacific

There are also 1,386 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,445 full-time undergraduates at Fresno Pacific, 27% are male and 73% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Fresno Pacific

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fresno Pacific University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fresno Pacific Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 120
Black or African American 117
Hispanic or Latino 1,237
White 696
International Students 49
Other Races/Ethnicities 226

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Fresno Pacific University. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 50 countries are represented at Fresno Pacific. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Congo, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Fresno Pacific University

639 Took All Classes Online
2,480 Took At Least One Class Online
86.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 8 master’s degree programs available online at Fresno Pacific. In 2017-2018, 2,480 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Fresno Pacific has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Fresno Pacific

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fresno Pacific University was 86.5%. This is the #212 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Fresno Pacific regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Fresno Pacific University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Nursing Science 0 47 47
Registered Nursing 30 0 30
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 0
TOTAL 30 47 77

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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