California State University - Fresno

Fresno State Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Fresno State students.

Fresno State Student Population

How Many Students Attend California State University - Fresno?

Fresno State total enrollment is approximately 24,298 students.

18,901 are undergraduates and 1,895 are graduate students.

Fresno State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Fresno State undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Fresno State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 10,421
White 3,356
Asian 2,368
International 1,048
Unknown 601
Black or African American 504
Multi-Ethnic 494
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 35

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Fresno State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 71% of full-time grad students are women, and 29% men.

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Fresno State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 860
White 509
Asian 180
International 132
Unknown 95
Multi-Ethnic 71
Black or African American 38
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Fresno State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,458 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1458 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  58.52 out of 100
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The overall diversity score is created by adding up the results of the racial-ethnic, geographic, age and male/female diversity rankings.

How Does Fresno State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Fresno State is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Fresno State is ranked 1,036 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1036 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  72.68 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Fresno State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 12,801
White 4,606
Asian 3,041
International 1,372
Unknown 1,038
Multi-Ethnic 656
Black or African American 642
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 44

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - Fresno Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,352
Asian 290
Black or African American 110
Multi-Ethnic 53
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

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Fresno State ranks 1,495 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1495 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  60.57 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 14,584 female students and 9,714 male students at Fresno State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Fresno State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.79 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 1,376 female teachers and 1,191 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.02% Out of State
1.7% Out of the Country

Fresno State ranks 1,732 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.02% of Fresno State students come from out of state, and 1.7% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  20 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
California 3,212
Washington 5
Texas 4
Florida 4
Utah 3

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.66% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  76.48 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Fresno State, 48.66% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 6,747
20-21 6,494
18-19 5,830
25-29 3,258
35 and over 1,264
30-34 1,019
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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