Fresno Pacific University: Review & Facts

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Fresno Pacific University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,345 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1944 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Fresno, California.

Fresno Pacific University is affiliated with Mennonite Brethren Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
106
Good
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at Fresno Pacific University.

Fresno Pacific University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 106 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Psychology, General Studies, Business, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
80%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Fresno Pacific University is high at 80% (above California average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Fresno Pacific University is below average: 55%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fresno Pacific University is pretty good: 13:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,100
High
Average tuition price is very high, around $27,500 per year. The additional fees at Fresno Pacific University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $600; this totals $28,100 a year.

Read the details about Fresno Pacific University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
According to recent data, 518 applications were submitted and 327 were accepted, so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This college might accept your credits for life experience and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Fresno Pacific University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Fresno Pacific University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fresno Pacific University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Fresno Pacific University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Fresno Pacific University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fresno Pacific University Location and Maps



Post Address: Fresno Pacific University, 1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709, USA
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