Fresno City College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,104
2022 Average Net Price
$5,041
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.93%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
22,609
25.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.2%
589 Graduates

About

Fresno City College is a higher education institution located in Fresno County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Fresno City College were General Health Services (294 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (229 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (222 degrees).

In 2022, 3,885 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fresno City College. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (2,236 degrees), 3.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (713 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fresno City College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Fresno City College is $1,104, which is $−7,008 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,041.

In 2022, 65% of undergraduate students attending Fresno City College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$1,104
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Fresno City College was $1,104. The cost of tuition at Fresno City College is $−7,008 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,041
2022 Value
21.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fresno City College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,041. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fresno City College grew by 21.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,086
Room and Board
$1,971
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fresno City College was of $15,086 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,971. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

65% of undergraduate students at Fresno City College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.17% with respect to 2021, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.93%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fresno City College was 1.93%, which represents 5 out of the 259 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Fresno City College had a total enrollment of 22,609 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fresno City College is 5,790 students and the part-time enrollment is 16,819. This means that 25.6% of students enrolled at Fresno City College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fresno City College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.6% Hispanic or Latino, 15.8% White, 10.9% Asian, 4.69% Black or African American, 2.7% Two or More Races, 0.464% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.168% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fresno City College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (37.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.2%) and White Female (7.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fresno City College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22,609 students. The full-time enrollment at Fresno City College is 5,790 and the part-time enrollment is 16,819. This means that 25.6% of students enrolled at Fresno City College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Fresno City College was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Fresno City College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    14,616 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,568 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    2,462 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fresno City College is 64.6% Hispanic or Latino, 15.8% White, 10.9% Asian, 4.69% Black or African American, 2.7% Two or More Races, 0.464% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.168% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 143 students (0.632%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,045 more women than men received degrees from Fresno City College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fresno City College is hispanic or latino (2,236 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (713 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Fresno City College is General Health Services (294 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (229 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (222 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fresno City College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (93 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (219 degrees), and Library Science (24 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fresno City College are Police officers (128,964 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (57,695 people), Other managers (55,905 people), Social workers, all other (32,155 people), and Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists (31,344 people).

The most specialized majors at Fresno City College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (93 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (219 degrees), Library Science (24 degrees), Protective Services (250 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (147 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fresno City College are Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Fresno City College are Communication Technologies (93 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (219 degrees), Library Science (24 degrees), Protective Services (250 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (147 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fresno City College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (302,061 people), Elementary & secondary schools (137,681 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (48,206 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (47,848 people), and Individual & family services (40,804 people).

The most specialized majors at Fresno City College are Communication Technologies (93 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (219 degrees), Library Science (24 degrees), Protective Services (250 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (147 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fresno City College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 294 degrees awarded
  2. 229 degrees awarded
  3. 222 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Fresno City College was General Health Services with 294 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,420
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,465
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,420 degrees were awarded to men at Fresno City College, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,465).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 210 degrees were awarded to men at Fresno City College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.496 times less than the 423 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 423 degrees were awarded to men at Fresno City College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.01 times more than the 210 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 11% of students graduating from Fresno City College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Fresno City College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,236 degrees awarded
  2. White
    713 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    576 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fresno City College is hispanic or latino (2,236 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (713 degrees).

0.978% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,453 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    783 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    422 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fresno City College is hispanic or latino female (1,453 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (783 degrees).

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Operations

Fresno City College employs 356 Instructors. Most academics at Fresno City College are Female Instructor (183), and Male Instructor (173).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fresno City College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 114 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 94 employees, and Service with 86 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$92.2M
2022 Salaries
10%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Fresno City College paid a median of $92.2M in salaries, a 10% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.3M
Instructional Salaries
356
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fresno City College paid a total of $37.3M to 356 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
356 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
114 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fresno City College was Instructor with 356 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fresno City College were Office and Administrative Support with 114 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 94 employees, and Service with 86 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fresno City College was Female Instructor with 183 employees, and Male Instructor with 173 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fresno City College.

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