California State University-Fresno Graduate Schools

California State University-Fresno (referred to as Fresno State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fresno, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Fresno is $8,087 for California residents and $17,591 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,860 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,047 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

California State University-Fresno (referred to as Fresno State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fresno, CA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (1/31/1954 - Current).
Fresno State Directory Information
School NameCalifornia State University-Fresno (Fresno State)
Address5241 N Maple Ave, Fresno, CA 93740
Phone559-278-4240
Webhttps://www.csufresno.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/programs/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Fresno is $8,087 for California residents and $17,591 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,860 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,047 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 130 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,591
$8,087 for California Residents
Student Population2,860
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs130 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Fresno is $8,087 for California residents and $17,591 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Fresno offers the alternative tuition plans.
California State University-Fresno offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of California State University-Fresno is $8,087 for California residents and $17,591 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.06% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,176$843$16,680$843
2018-2019$7,176$845$16,680$845
2019-2020$7,176$847$16,680$847
2020-2021$7,176$901$16,680$901
2021-2022$7,176$911$16,680$911
The graduate school tuition & fees of Fresno State is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the California graduate tuition is $21,770 (public) / $23,520 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California State University-Fresno$8,087$17,591
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
California Graduate Schools$19,744$22,117
Public$11,503$21,770
Private$23,520
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,062 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Fresno. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.28% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,307. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.42% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,704$2,288$13,294$2,684
2018-2019$10,587$2,326$13,780$2,732
2019-2020$10,587$2,568$15,084$2,982
2020-2021$10,905$3,604$15,537$4,098
2021-2022$10,758$3,792$16,003$4,304
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at California State University-Fresno. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396

Graduate Programs at Fresno State

California State University-Fresno offers 58 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 944 students have completed their study at California State University-Fresno.
Offered Degrees at California State University-Fresno
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree463848
Doctor's degree - professional practice2032
Doctor's degree - other3143
Post Bachelor's Degree7021
Total584944
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California State University-Fresno by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Dietetics/Dietitian program with 11 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 134 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 31 completers.
California State University-Fresno offers 58 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 944 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 848 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 43 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 21 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 11 completers-
Animal Sciences0-
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management7-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 10 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Computer Science27-
Education [+] (2 completers) 349 completers$66,000
Education117$66,000
Educational Leadership and Administration20-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration17-
Special Education and Teaching42$60,100
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services112$47,900
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)20-
Reading Teacher Education21-
Education (other)0-
Engineering [+] 37 completers-
Engineering17-
Civil Engineering20-
Engineering Technology [+] 11 completers-
Industrial Technology/Technician11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 14 completers-
Linguistics8-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
English Language and Literature [+] 13 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Creative Writing8-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Biotechnology5-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 19 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness19-
Physical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 23 completers-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science10-
Physics4-
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
Psychology18-
School Psychology12-
Human Services [+] 75 completers-
Public Administration21$43,600
Social Work54$56,400
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Criminology7-
Political Science and Government0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Art/Art Studies2-
Music14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 86 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders47$68,000
Public Health10-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor28-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1$96,500
Business [+] 81 completers-
Business Administration and Management81$81,500
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total848
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0$101,500
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist31-
Nursing Practice12-
Total43
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 32 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration17$101,500
Community College Education15-
Total32
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Education [+] 10 completers-
Education4-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods6-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
Writing0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)0-
Dietetics/Dietitian11-
Total21

Graduate Student Population at Fresno State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,860 students enrolled into California State University-Fresno graduate schools where it has total 25,047 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,991 full-time and 869 part-time graduate students. By gender, 967 male and 1,893 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8609671,893
Full-time1,9916331,358
Part-tme869334535
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 741 White (25.91%), 66 Black/African American (2.31%), 1,327 Hispanic (46.40%), 255 Asian (8.92%), and 471 students with other races. 234 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8609671,893
American Indian/Native American1266
Asian25584171
Black/African American663234
Hispanic1,327407920
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander514
White741240501
Two More913655
Un-Known1294386
Non-resident Alien234118116
California State University-Fresno offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 766 graduate students (26.78% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,420 graduate students (49.65% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,860
Enrolled Online Exclusively766
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,420
Not in Online Courses674
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at California State University-Fresno. 1,021 students are aged 20 to 24 (35.70% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.07%), 90 students are aged above 50 (3.15%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California State University-Fresno.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,8609671,893
Age 18-19202
Age 20-2149940
Age 22-24972293679
Age 25-29916318598
Age 30-34389151238
Age 35-3922484140
Age 40-4921876142
Age 50-64772750
Over 641394

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