Fresno Pacific Unniversity
This year about 3,500 traditional and adult students attend classes on the 50-acre main campus in southeast Fresno or centers in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced. The university also reaches more than 8,000 students nationally and internationally through professional development studies programs. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university and is the Valley’s only comprehensive Christian university granting master’s degrees. FPU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked among the best in the Western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine includes Fresno Pacific among its top 100 institutions for Hispanic students, and FPU has also been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution by The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.