Fresno City College

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School Overview

Fresno City College is a two-year community college located in Fresno, California. Also known as Fresno City or FCC, the school offers Associate’s degrees, credit transfer programs to four-year universities, and Certificates of Completion.

Fresno City College is part of the State Center Community College District (SCCCD), a division of the California Community Colleges system. Other schools in the district include Willow International, the Oakhurst Center, the Clovis Center, the Madera Center and Reedley College, Fresno City’s sister college.

Fresno City College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

General Information

Admission Office

1101 East University Avenue

Fresno, CA 93741

(559) 442-4600

(866) 245-3276

Fax: (559) 237-4232

Contact: John Cummings

District Dean of Admissions, Records and Institutional Research
Main Address

1101 East University Avenue

Fresno, CA 93741

(559) 442-4600

Total undergrads: 25,071

Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,584


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Limited admission to allied health programs, police academy, and apprenticeship programs.

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $508 $592 $658 $658 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,320 $1,566 $1,640 $1,640 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $1,828 $2,158 $2,298 $2,298 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2,162 77%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,161 77% $8,650,914 $4,003
• Federal grants 1,754 63% $6,458,107 $3,682
• Pell grants 1,754 63% $6,281,347 $3,581
• Other federal grants 306 11% $176,760 $578
Local and state government scholarships or grants 2,144 76% $2,188,707 $1,021
Institutional scholarships or grants 9 0% $4,100 $456
Student loan financial aid 148 5% $448,591 $3,031
• Federal student loans 148 5% $448,591 $3,031
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1348 415
Architecture and Related Services 2
Architectural Technology/technician 2
Area, Cultural, Ethnic, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Ethnic Studies 1
Women’s Studies
Biology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8
Biology and Biological Sciences 8
Business, Management, Administration and Marketing Services 74 121
Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping 11 32
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Studies 3 32
Business Administration and Management 56 36
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 1
Customer Service Support/call Center/teleservice Operation
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other 4
Office Management and Supervision 9
Real Estate 1 1
Retail Management 3 5
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
Sales and Sales Operations 1
Communication and Journalism Studies 5 6
Advertising 6
Speech Communication 5
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 8 15
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Photographic and Film/video Technology/technician and Assistant 6 13
Recording Arts Technology/technician 2 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16 14
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 12 4
Information Technology 3
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Web/multimedia Management and WebMA/MS 1
Construction Trades 6 2
Building Construction Technology 2 1
Building/construction Site Management/manager
Building/home/construction Inspection/inspector 4 1
Education 10 13
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs 5
Special Education Teacher Education 5
Teacher Assistant/aide 9 3
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education 1
Engineering 16
Telecommunications Engineering 16
Engineering Technology 3 21
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 2 3
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/technician
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/technician 1 18
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
English Language and Literature/letters 11
English Language and Literature 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
American Sign Language (asl) 1
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 386 81
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 25
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 8
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 4 30
Medical/clinical Assistant 6
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 20
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 293
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 20
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 9 49
Surgical Technology/technologist 1 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 29 12
Corrections 3 4
Criminal Justice/police Science 10 5
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/technician 15 2
Forensic Science and Technology 1 1
Legal Studies 12 21
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary
Legal Assistant/paralegal 12 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 690
Humanities/humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 690
Library Science 1 4
Library and Archives Assisting 1 4
Mathematics and Statistics 7
Mathematics 7
Mechanics and Repairers 15 17
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 8 2
Electrical/electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 7 9
Industrial Electronics Technology/technician 6
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 5
Biological and Physical Sciences 5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 2
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 6
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts 6
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/manager
Physical Sciences 1
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production Trades 1 6
Welding Technology/welder 1 6
Social Sciences 7 3
Anthropology 1
Archeology 3
Social Sciences 6
Visual and Performing Arts 12 6
Art/art Studies 6 2
Dance 1
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
Graphic Design 1 1
Photography 2
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology 4
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 1
Work and Family Studies 32 51
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Child Care Provider/assistant 32 44
Family and Community Services 2
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 1
Foodservice Systems Administration/management 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A,C
Food Science A,C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies A
Hispanic-American Studies A
Native American Studies A
Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A,C
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry A,C
Dance A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A
Music – Piano/Organ A
Music – Voice/Opera A
Music Management/Merchandising A
Photography A,C
Printmaking A,C
Theater Design/Stagecraft A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Insurance/Risk Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts A,C
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Carpentry A,C
Electrician A,C
Pipefitting A
Power/Electric Transmission A,C


Bilingual/Bicultural Education A
Early Childhood Education A,C
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A,C
Family/Community Services C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Medical Transcription A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A,C
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Fire Protection/Safety Technology C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Fire Services Administration C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Criminology A
Geography A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Transportation & Materials Moving – General A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Fresno City College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (559) 442-4600
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1101 E. University Ave, Fresno, CA 93741
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 24,806
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 19,202 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,304
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,664
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 89%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,606

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Fresno City College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Fresno City College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 21
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 96
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 53
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 73
Construction Trades 42
Education 53
Engineering 11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 63
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 63
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 13
Health Professions and Related Programs 89
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 84
Legal Professions and Studies 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Library Science 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 73
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 31
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 21
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 15
Visual and Performing Arts 56
Grand total 8879

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Fresno City College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,304
Out-of-state $7,664
Books and supplies $1,971

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,908 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,906 89% $6,606
Student loan aid 17 1% $2,161

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 16,275 67% $3,513
Federal student loans 185 1% $2,573

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Fresno City College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Fresno City College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Fresno City College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 24,806
Undergraduate enrollment 24,806
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Fresno City College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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