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With the mascot as 'Bulldog', the Fresno State offers a rich, diverse region to Central California. The university is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. In 1911, the California State University, Fresno, was founded as Fresno State Normal School, which in 1921 became a teacher's college, and since 1949, the university has offered advanced degrees. CSU has a popular nickname as 'Fresno State'.
Fresno State University is one of the 23 campuses of the CSU, which is among the largest systems of higher education in U.S. and across the globe. It is accredited by the California Board of Education (CBE) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The university has 26 nationally accreditations in departmental programs. Fresno State University supports 2,200 full-time and part-time, which makes 96% of the salaried faculty that hold doctoral or terminal degrees in the specific study areas.
Fresno State University Location
Located at the northeast edge of Fresno, California, the main campus is spread across 388 acre and the University farm covers the area of 1,011 acre, at the foot of the royal Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Surrounding it is the San Joaquin Valley, which is known to be the richest of all agricultural areas in the world that makes Fresno State as the 5th largest city in California.
Except of this, the university is just an hour's drive from many lake and mountain resorts and has 3-4 hours (car) drive from both San Francisco and Los Angeles.
The Different Academic Areas of Fresno State
- Degrees and Programs
- Credentials and Certificates
- Undergraduate Studies
- Graduate Studies
- Doctoral Programs
- Open University
Fresno State Mission
The University faculty, staff, and administrators work together to:
- Make student success our first priority
- Embrace a culture of diversity, internationalization, and inclusion
- Advance our established distinction in liberal arts and sciences, professional programs, and community engagement
- Produce transformative scholarly research and creative works that target regional issues with global significance
- Exemplify the ethical stewardship of capital and human resources
- Develop institutional, community, and intellectual leaders