FPU

Fresno Pacific University

1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    15
  • Previously Enrolled
    52

Overview of Fresno Pacific University (FPU)

About this school

Fresno Pacific, founded in 1944, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 42-acre campus is located in Fresno.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,439
    • Men:698 (28.6%)
    • Women:1,741 (71.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (FPU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Fresno Pacific University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
1
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 8
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1717 South Chestnut Avenue
City, State, Zip
Fresno, CA  93702-4709
Phone
(559) 453-2039
Fax
(559) 453-2007
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
68% of 644 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 422 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 222 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.54
375 And Above
35%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
21%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
17%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (FPU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,448 (69.29133858267717%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,400 (19.11610759637704%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,854 (4.21919803377179%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,240 (7.3733557871740025%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Fresno Pacific University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 2
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001253
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
182 (91.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
172 (94.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
172 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
33 (19.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
49%
Average Award
$30,190
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 137 (79.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,318
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 133 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,168
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 56 (32.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
27 (13.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,121

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,892 (91.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,784 (94.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,773 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
146 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$21,383
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,381 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,362
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,518 (85.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,159
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,056 (59.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
178 (8.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,883

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Humanities, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (FPU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


83

Part-Time Faculty


396

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


15%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 45% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Fresno Pacific University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


83.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


50.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


61.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


64.0%

Programs & Majors (FPU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (22)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (23)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics Education
  • Missions and Missiology
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Theology
  • Urban Studies

Campus Life (FPU)

Location & Geography

Population


505,882

Nearest Metropolitan Area


50 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Fresno

Weather


Temperature
37.1 average low in January, 92.7 average high in September
Rain
45 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
Fresno
Nearest Bus Station
Fresno
Nearest Train Station
Fresno

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


45% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


55%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Sunbird
School Colors
Blue and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Fresno Pacific University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,077

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,439
Women
1,741
Men
698

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 2.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 7.3% Asian
  • 7.6% Black/African-American
  • 28.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.9% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 45.8% White
  • 6.0% Unknown

International Students


0.8%

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,157

Student Resources (FPU)

Study resources