Fresno Pacific University

Basic Information

Phone Number: 5594532039
Address: 1717 S. Chestnut Ave, Fresno, CA 93702

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Additional Information

President: Joseph Jones, Ph.D.
School Type: Four Year College
Public/Private: Private
Religious Affiliation: Mennonite Brethren Church
Gender Preference: Coed
Historical Black College/University: No
Hispanic Serving Institute: Yes
School Size: 4,000
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Housing Availability:


Type of Housing: Dorms, Apartment, Houses
Diversity: About 4,000 traditional-age undergraduate, adult degree completion and graduate students 52% Hispanic/Latino
Disability Services:

In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2008 (ADA), FPU does not discriminate against students or employees with disabilities.

Fresno Pacific University values the diversity of students with disabilities and is committed to providing equal access and opportunity for all students. Students with documented disabilities can expect to have their privacy protected while being assured of reasonable and appropriate accommodations for all educational experiences. The office of Disability Access and Education serves as the liaison between faculty and students in the coordination of academic accommodations and services.

Disability Access and Education coordinates reasonable academic accommodations in classes and works with Residence Life and Facilities offices to make sure that housing and other campus services are accessible. Some examples of reasonable accommodations are below (examples only, not a complete list). In all cases Disability Access and Education strives to meet the unique needs of students while maintaining the integrity of academic programs and other services.

  • Test-taking accommodations
  • Alternate-format text for student with print disabilities
  • Provision of ergonomic chairs
  • Accommodations in meeting class assignments

Intramural Sports
Bible Studies
Leadership Opportunities
Honor Societies
Study Abroad

Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Baseball
School Championships:

Conference Championships
Baseball (2006) None
Basketball - Women (1987) 7 ('87, '89, '92, '94-96, '02)
Basketball - Men (1987) 3 ('90, '91, '09)
Cross Country - Women (1986) 2 (1986, 2019)
Cross Country - Men (1986) None
Soccer - Women (2001) None
Soccer - Men (1986) 10 ('91, '92, '98, '99, '02, '03, '05, '11, '13, '15)
Tennis - Women (2006) 7 ('06, '07, '08, '09, '10, '11, '12)
Tennis - Men (2006) 5 ('08, '09, '10, '11, '12)
Track & Field - Women (1987) None
Track & Field - Men (1987) 2 (2011, 2014)
Volleyball (1986) 17 ('86, '91, '94-96, '98, '00, '01-10)
Total 53

National Titles
Baseball 2 ('14, '15)
Men's Tennis 2 ('09, '11)
Men's Swimming & Diving 2 ('10, '11)
Women's Swimming & Diving 1 ('12)
Volleyball 6 ('89, '03, '07, '08, '09, '10)
Women's Tennis 2 ('10, '13)
Total 15

Majors: Arts Administration Biblical and Theological Studies -Biblical Literature -Biblical Studies -Theology and Ethics Biology -Secondary Teaching -Environmental -Human Health -Individualized -Secondary Teaching Business Administration -Accounting -Finance -General Emphasis -Management -Marketing -Software Development Chemistry Communication -Communication Studies -Integrated Media -Media and Film Studies Contemporary Christian Ministries Criminology English -Secondary Teaching Environmental Science Environmental Studies Graphic Design History Intercultural Studies -Cross-Cultural Studies -Global Mission -Justice and International Development -Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Kinesiology -Exercise Science -Fitness Management -Physical Education Teaching -Exercise Physiology -Pre-Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Liberal Studies Mathematics -General Mathematics -Pure Mathematics -Secondary Teaching Mathematics: Applied Music -Church Music -Performance/Composition -Music Education Nursing Pharmaceutical Science Philosophy Political Science Pre-Health Sciences -Allied Health -General Emphasis -Pre-M.D./D.O./D.D.S./D.Pharm. -Pre-M.P.T. -Pre-M.S.N. Pre-Law Psychology Social Work Sociology Software Engineering Spanish Studio Art Theater -Applied Theater -Theater Studies
Admission Requirements:

Complete these steps to be eligible for admission:

1. Submit an application for admission. There is a $40 application fee, which may be waived with attendance at certain events. Ask your admission counselor about the details.
2. Achievement test scores are optional. If you opt to submit test scores, official score reports from the SAT and/or ACT should be sent directly to FPU.
*Achievement test scores may be required for athletic eligibility or specific program enrollment

  • FPU SAT Code: 4616
  • FPU ACT Code: 0357

3. Request official copies of your high school transcripts be sent to FPU.

Application Deadline: Priority Application Deadline 1: December 1, Priority Application Deadline 2: March 1, Regular Application Deadline: August 15
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International Students:

Study Abroad:
Notes/School Info:

Fresno Pacific is a private Christian university located in the Central Valley of California. We offer 100+ areas of study for our students. There are many opportunities to get involved in athletics, music, intramural sports, clubs, student government, and much more! Our campus is focused on creating an atmosphere of community that develops a student both socially and academically.