- The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Graduate from the California State University, Fresno
California State University--Fresno is a public institution that was founded in 1911. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 21,482, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 363 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. California State University--Fresno's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 220. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,313 (2016-17); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,209 (2016-17).
California State University—Fresno is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada range in the middle of the state. Although the university, commonly known as Fresno State, began as a teachers college, it now offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 60 areas of study. Graduate students can choose from more than 40 master’s degree programs, including those in the Craig School of Business. Outside the classroom, many Fresno State students take in the natural beauty of the campus and surrounding region, including the San Joaquin Valley, as well as Yosemite National Park, which is only about 60 miles away.
Students at Fresno State can also spend a weekend exploring the city life of San Francisco and Los Angeles, which are each about 200 miles from campus. The city of Fresno has much to offer as well, such as theaters, malls, and restaurants. On campus, Fresno State students can join more than 200 organizations and play for the Fresno State Bulldogs varsity sports teams, which compete in the NCAA Division I Western Athletic Conference.