State is the premier university serving Central California.
Its College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
is among the most highly regarded in the U.S., and its School
of Education and Human Development also is well respected
nationally. A major center for applied agricultural research,
Fresno State is the only university in the nation licensed
to produce, bottle and sell wine commercially, and its wines
have won many of the nation's most prized awards.
Fresno State's direct economic impact on its neighboring
communities and the San Joaquin Valley region is enormous—
This impact sustains nearly 15,300 jobs in the region and
generates more than $43.2 million per year in tax revenue.
Even greater—$1.4 billion of the earnings by alumni from
Fresno State are attributable to their CSU degrees.
State improves California's economy with research, education,
and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Agriculture is one of the largest and most widespread industries
in California, and Fresno State's College of Agricultural
Sciences and Technology is one of the most highly regarded
in the nation. With an exceptional, award-winning enology
program, Fresno State operates the only university-based
commercial winery in the U.S.