Fresno City College

1101 E. University Ave, Fresno,
CA, 93741
Tel: (559)442-4600
21,647 students
Public institution

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Fresno City College, California's first community college, is a comprehensive learning community offering innovative instructional programs in anticipation of and responsive to the lifelong learning needs of our diverse population.
School Highlights:
Fresno City College serves 21,647 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 63%.
Fresno City College is one of 9 community colleges within Fresno County, CA.
The nearest community college is Heald College-Fresno (3.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Fresno City College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 21,647 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
21,647 students
1,360 students
# Full-Time Students
7,793 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 13,854 students
1,014 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 16%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 39%
7%
% Black 7%
11%
% White 35%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.69
0.44

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 73% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,780 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,780 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The college's history began in 1907 when C. L. McLane, then superintendent of schools for the city of Fresno, recognized the need for college instruction for San Joaquin Valley students. Largely through McLane's efforts, Fresno Junior College was established. The first class consisted of 20 students and three instructors. The California Community College system has now grown to 109 campuses, enrolling approximately 1.5 million students. Fresno City College has built upon its rich history and gone on to pioneer many new developments in community college education. Thou-sands of local people have worked through the years to make Fresno City College a viable and strong educational institution. The College provides a wide variety of supportive services to assist our students in achieving their educational goals. Moreover, we are dedicated to working collaboratively with our community to enhance the economic and social development of the region.

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