California State University-Fresno Reviews

3.84 out of 5 stars
(36 Reviews)
  • Fresno (CA)
  • Annual Tuition: $18,467
84% of 36 students said this degree improved their career prospects
92% of 36 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
Lydia - 3/3/2017
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2016
"California State University, Fresno is a large school, so at first a student might feel lost. However, once one enters into a chosen program, the professors are friendly and knowledgeable and there is a sense of community. The Family Science department prepared me well for my work with children, and I would highly recommend that program."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Cristiane Pineda - 2/21/2017
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2016
"Fresno State is a good school to attend if you are within the Central Valley. What you get out of the school really depends on how much you put into it. I highly suggest getting involved with campus life and organizations, or it will not be a very fun time. The business school is very good and has a lot of opportunities to study abroad or join clubs."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Cris Pineda - 2/17/2017
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2016
"Fresno State is a great school and very affordable compared to other universities. As long as you put in as much as you expect to receive, it can be a very rewarding experience. I highly suggest getting involved in campus organizations to make the college experience much more memorable."
4.2 out of 5 stars
Denaya Shorter - 2/17/2017
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2013
"Obtaining my degree at CSU, Fresno was a rollercoaster. I originally enrolled as an Animal Science major on the career path to be a Veterinarian. After my first day in my first upper division major course of Biology, my professor designated our first class as Career Symposium, to expose us to the variety of fields a Biology degree could be used for. This single class session set me on the path that has led me to entering graduate school this fall. CSU, Fresno is one of the most affordable state colleges and also sits in a town with very affordable living cost. It is a great college to study Sciences and Agriculture and is set in a perfect location with a short commute to LA, the Bay Area, and the Sierra Nevada mountains. Highly recommended place to get a quality and affordable education."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Greg - 2/14/2017
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2014
"Fresno State is a great school. Students attending this school get a lot of bang for their buck. Tuition is relatively inexpensive, and cost of living in Fresno is extremely low. Faculty is very knowledgeable, and is reviewed regularly. The campus has been upgraded a lot over the years, with additions to the student union, library, and many of the classrooms. The sports teams here aren't amazing, but the fans are great, so the atmosphere at football or basketball games is always fun. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a good education, but unwilling to take out the huge amount of loans required to go to a UC or private school."
4.5 out of 5 stars
Lauren Zenimura - 2/2/2017
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2016
"Fresno State's liberal studies program prepared me for the graduate program I am currently pursuing. The courses I took were relevant and helped me pass my CSET exams. With this training, I now feel ready and confident to take on my own classroom as a teacher."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Stephanie Padero - 8/26/2016
Degree: Child Development
Graduation Year: 2013
"Fresno State is a great school. It is in the heart of the valley, and sits in a great city. It is a great way to get the full blown college experience in a small city setting. The surrounding neighborhoods around the area are constantly being developed. There are new shops/restaurants within walking distance. There are also plenty of apartments around the school to where driving is not needed. The professors are friendly. There are quite a lot of resources out there for students, and I love how there is always an event going on during the week. The library is fantastic. There is a Starbucks in there and plenty of space to study! President Joseph Castro is amazing. He has really immersed himself in the school. Bulldog pride is everywhere especially during football season. You can always catch someone strutting their bulldog pride. GO DOGS!!!"
4.2 out of 5 stars
Pheng Vang - 8/17/2016
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2016
"It's a great place to learn and have some fun. The city is relatively easy to go from place to place. Traffic is not bad. Walking is possible. The professors can be very helpful, but you have to take the initiative. Don't hold back. Take the classes that interest you."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Paulina Gastelum - 8/10/2016
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2012
"There are many options of classes at Fresno State in which experienced and passionate professors teach. Fresno State offers students resources to succeed in any major selected. The courses are interactive both on campus and online. Students are able to have flexible schedules that meet their life style."
3.0 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 7/22/2016
Degree: Criminology
Graduation Year: 2006
"It was hard to get classes when I needed. It forced me to take on a lot of units per semester to try and graduate in a timely manner."
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