Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, Fresno

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
Degrees Granted 2013-14
Total Degree Awards Fresno % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 4,2675%85,19147%
Master's8014%18,22526%
Doctoral6418%3652%
Total5,1325%103,78139%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2013-14
by Racial and Ethnic Background Fresno % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black1845%3,74147%
American Indian / Alaskan Native216%33638%
Asian5264%13,80837%
Hispanic1,5546%24,46161%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander102%51945%
White1,3975%28,94644%
Two or More Races1264%3,32268%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown3415%6,88244%
Non-Resident Alien1083%3,17641%
Total4,2675%85,19147%
in High Demand Fields Fresno % of CSU CSU % of State
Agriculture24122%1,08883%
Public Administration16711%1,58059%
Nursing1977%2,68243%
Life Science6206%10,24042%
Engineering2525%5,05946%
Business and Professional Services6014%16,45353%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2012-13
Fresno Percent of CSU CSU Percent of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject2008%2,38246%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject2199%2,56253%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist664%1,66943%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2012-13)
Fresno Undergraduates18,884
Fresno Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients11,200
Fresno Pell Percentage of Undergraduates59%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates50%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates34%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates32%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2013-14)
Fresno Bachelor's Degrees4,267
Fresno Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients2,553
Fresno Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees60%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees52%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2013-14
$8,485
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-14
$29,497
Fresno average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-14$6,286
Fresno average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-14$2,259
Fresno "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2013-1436%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2012-13 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Fresno Percentage21%
State Percentage53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage60%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage65%
Average Loan Debt of 2012-13 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Fresno Average$16,161
State Average$18,066
National Public Four-Year Average$25,043
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$29,708
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2010-11)
Fresno Default Rate6.5%
CSU Default Rate6.7%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate8.9%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate7.0%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, and The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight, and the U.S. Department of Education 2011 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
-- PayScale (2014-15)
National average early-career median salary of graduates from public state universities$44,026
Fresno graduates' median early career salary$42,200
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public state universities$74,021
Fresno graduates' mid-career median salary$82,200
Source: "State Schools by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.