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Fresno City College Overview

Located in Fresno, California, Fresno City College is a public institution. The location of Fresno City College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Fresno City College Known For?

2,857 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Fresno City College.
  • In 2017-2018, 38% of the faculty were full-time.

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Fresno City College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Fresno City College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#116 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#326 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Fresno City College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Public Administration & Social Service Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#63 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#93 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#93 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Value Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#104 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Fresno City College?

Location of Fresno City College

Contact details for Fresno City College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, CA 93741
Phone: 559-442-4600
Website: www.fresnocitycollege.edu

How Do I Get Into Fresno City College?

You can apply to Fresno City College online at: https://www.opencccapply.net/uPortal/render.userLayoutRootNode.uP

Fresno City College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Fresno City College?

2% Take Out Loans
16.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Fresno City College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $2,282 a year. That adds up to $9,128 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Fresno City College is 16.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Fresno City College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,792 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 24,806 undergraduate students at Fresno City College, with 7,792 being full-time and 17,014 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Fresno City College

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,792 full-time undergraduates at Fresno City College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Fresno City College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fresno City College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fresno City College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 997
Black or African American 381
Hispanic or Latino 4,974
White 1,046
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 389

Over 38 countries are represented at Fresno City College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Yemen.

Online Learning at Fresno City College

2,349 Took All Classes Online
5,058 Took At Least One Class Online
33.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,058 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Fresno City College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Fresno City College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fresno City College was 33.0%. This is the #648 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Fresno City College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Fresno City College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 77 256 19 352
Criminal Justice & Corrections 52 133 22 207
Human Development & Family Studies 121 78 0 199
Nursing 0 191 0 191
Human Services 0 69 100 169
General Biology 0 159 0 159
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 108 26 0 134
General Psychology 0 123 0 123
Fine & Studio Arts 50 29 0 79
General Social Sciences 0 72 0 72
Sociology 0 64 0 64
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 57 0 57
Mental & Social Health Services 0 25 29 54
Allied Health Professions 0 51 0 51
Environmental Control Technology 40 8 2 50
Communication & Media Studies 0 49 0 49
Legal Support Services 0 17 31 48
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 22 12 13 47
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15 19 11 45
Accounting 23 8 12 43
Health & Physical Education 0 42 0 42
General English Literature 0 40 0 40
Mathematics 0 40 0 40
Audiovisual Communications 22 10 7 39
Precision Metal Working 21 7 7 35
Business Support & Assistant Services 17 15 1 33
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 16 14 30
Dental Support Services 0 29 0 29
Computer Systems Networking 0 15 12 27
History 0 27 0 27
Electrical Engineering 25 0 0 25
Library & Archives Assisting 17 7 0 24
Romance Languages 0 23 0 23
Design & Applied Arts 0 9 12 21
Drama & Theater Arts 0 18 0 18
American Sign Language 5 12 0 17
Physics 0 17 0 17
Ethnic Studies 0 16 0 16
Journalism 0 13 0 13
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 7 6 13
Special Education 0 3 9 12
Anthropology 0 12 0 12
Political Science & Government 0 12 0 12
Fire Protection 2 7 0 9
Information Technology 6 2 0 8
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 8 0 8
Computer Information Systems 0 7 0 7
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 3 4 0 7
General Sales & Marketing 0 5 0 5
Industrial Production Technology 0 2 3 5
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 5 0 5
Dance 0 5 0 5
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 3 1 4
Graphic Communications 0 2 2 4
Philosophy 0 4 0 4
Music 0 4 0 4
Building Management & Inspection 0 1 2 3
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 1 2 3
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 3 0 3
Culinary Arts 0 1 2 3
Physical Science Technicians 3 0 0 3
Economics 0 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 0 2
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 0 1
Teaching Assistants 1 0 0 1
General Engineering 0 1 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 1 0 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Real Estate 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0
Archeology 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0
Other Visual Art 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 632 1,906 319 2,857

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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