Fresno Pacific University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Fresno, CA

$33,452

Avg tuition

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About Fresno Pacific University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Mennonite Brethren Church  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Fresno Pacific University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Fresno, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,995, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 67%. The university offers 103 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 67%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,452.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

67% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

71% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

67% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-22

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1110

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

9%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

Hispanic

55%

White

28%

Black

5%

Asian

5%

Unknown

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Two or more races

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

73%

Socio-economic diversity

52% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

9

Total Online Enrollment

358

Student Location Breakout

9% 91%

Percent of Programs Online

94% On-campus

6% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 3% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 6% online

Master's Check Bold 12% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

52%

State Grant Aid

63%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,822
State Grant Aid $7,762
Institution Grant Aid $17,531
Pell Grant Aid $4,428

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.