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    Fresno Pacific University

    Fresno Pacific University


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Business and Entrepreneurship, Education, Health Care, Philosophy and Religion, Psychology and Counseling, Liberal Arts, STEM
    • Type: Private, Nonprofit
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year + Graduate
    • Campus Setting: Suburban
    • Testing Requirements: ACT, SAT, Test Optional
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $34,960
    • Out of State Tuition: $34,960
    • Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Affiliation: The Common App
    • Religious Affiliation: Other
    • CEEB: 4616
    • IPED: 114813
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    Fresno Pacific University connects every student’s untapped potential with unlimited opportunity for professional, personal and ethical growth. The only accredited Christian university in California's Central Valley, FPU is known for academic excellence, innovative programming, and spiritual vitality.

    At Fresno Pacific University, you’ll join others who are united by a passion for knowledge, fellowship, faith and a commitment to tackling the big questions that reverberate far beyond the classroom. 

    Through a challenging liberal arts education, driven by values rooted in Christian faith, you’ll gain the confidence and determination to succeed in your career and in your life. We have more than 100 areas of study, with 39 majors and over 30 minors and we provide numerous study abroad opportunities and internships where you’ll gain invaluable hands-on experiences.

    Spiritual life is woven into the fabric of our community—it’s part of our classes, our residence halls, and extracurriculars. Grow in your faith by attending chapel services, joining a ministry team or studying the Bible with your friends.

    From the moment you step on campus, you’ll notice the bonds formed here go a little bit deeper, reach a little bit further and last a little bit longer. Make the most out of your time here, whether it be planning a weekend beach trip, joining a club, catching up in the coffee shop or starting a game of Frisbee on the campus green.

    Put yourself to the test not only in the classroom, but also on the field, court, track, or pool as an FPU Sunbird athlete. We compete in the NCAA Division II Pacific West Conference and have 14 teams, over 52 national titles and 280 student athletes—112 of whom have achieved academic honors.

    Find the voice to express your creativity as a part of our long tradition of the arts at FPU. Create, study and experience the arts through a variety of academic and extracurricular opportunities which include choirs, orchestras, theater productions, painting, sculpture, film and media studies, graphic design and so much more.

    We want to ensure you stay focused on your education, while we focus on making sure you can afford it. We offer a variety of financial aid programs including scholarships, grants, and loans which go all the way up to full tuition and with our 4 Year Graduation Guarantee, you’ll get a head start toward achieving your personal goals. We’ve awarded more than $29 million annually to our students, 98% of whom receive some form of financial aid.

    Contact FPU and see what’s possible when you have everything you ever needed to do everything you always wanted.