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Reviews 1918 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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5 College Senior

Overall Experience: I honestly love California State University, Fresno. Not only are the educational and sports aspects of the college amazing, but the unity and school spirit are more than I could have asked for. The people I have met and friendships I have formed will last a lifetime. I would choose this school again in a heartbeat. Bulldog born, bulldog bred!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Wonderful emphasis on diversity & focus on equality for all students based on gender, race, ehnicity, disabilities, etc. They care deeply for the mental and physical wellbeing of their students, and provide plenty of services to help with everything I've mentioned. The other students are accepting, friendly, and pleasant to be around. There are plenty of places to hang out with friends on campus or to study in peace by yourself. The teachers are excellent, as well as the courses available. It's summer right now, and this is the first time I've actually been excited for school to start again in over ten years.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: It is a good school with a lot of resources available to students. However, there are many things that can be improved to make student life easier and better such as more food options on campus, better transportation systems including bikes. Also, I do not feel safe. At all. As a Criminology major, classes get filled up so fast and many are only offered at night which leaves me to worry about walking in the dark, something I shouldn't be fearful of in my own campus. More than anything, I should not have to push back my graduation year or semester due to not being able to enroll in the classes I need even if I am a senior already. This is absurd.

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Amazing professors and great spirit. Best college I've ever seen.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Fresno State has an amazing ASCE chapter!

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I love Fresno State and all the opportunites it has created for me.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I was pleasantly surprised when I started attending CSU Fresno. I found myself thoroughly enjoying my classes and professors as well as the environment. I have found that there is just enough of a balance between my comfort zone at this school. It's nice meeting new people and running into old friends along the way since CSU Fresno is my local college. I have made some really good memories with friends and found myself becoming even closer to them as we enjoy the school years together.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love Fresno State and it is a great match for me. Sometimes I wish more students there were more academically inclined, but I also know a lot of great students that help me stay focused.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: It is a great school to attend, teachers/ counselors and administrators are very caring

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I have had the most amazing time at Fresno State! The schools is great, my professors have all been very nice and helpful, the campus isn't too big but it isn't too small either. That's great because just by walking around campus you meet so many different people. There are many events that happen during specific times and they are all so much fun to go to. Other than the actual campus the faculty and advisors are great. They push you to do your best and get where you are trying to go!

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Overall, the experience and education system at California State University Fresno has been awesome. Since day one I have felt right at home and the staff and other students there made it even better. We have a very diverse population of students at our school which makes it even more distinctive and unique compared to other college campuses. Everyone has open arms and is willing to help you out in any way possible which I think is even more great. If I could do it all over again, I probably would not choose a different campus.

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: There's plenty of apartments available around campus but they're not all that great. They're ok for living there during the school year some are affordable but most of them are pretty expensive. That's one of the most difficult things to look for before the school year, an affordable home for the year.

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3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There's a variety of off-campus dining from fast food places to family restaurants. Some places are pretty expensive but others are affordable. It's something you need to look into before going.

4 College Junior

Administration: I don't know about campus strictness. I don't live in the dorms so I don't know what it's like there on campus, security is always around if you need them.

3 College Junior

Campus Food: I don't really eat campus food but I normally get Panda Express. It's really good and Taco Bell is pretty good as well. The bucket serves good food as well and has special throughout the day. I really like how there's Starbucks in the library and it's convenient when studying or doing homework on the second floor where Starbucks is available.

5 College Junior

Scholarships: The financial aid process went smoothly and I knew what to fill out. I received the aid I needed in order to pay for tuition, books, and my living expenses. I recommend applying for financial aid immediately and filling out in forms that need to be turned in to financial aid office. If there's any questions about financial aid or the forms always go to the financial aid office and ask for their help. They're friendly and help you with whatever you may need.

2 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Living at the Fresno State dorms is actually a good idea if you don't know anyone at all. You will meet your best friends there. Unfortunately, you and your new best friends will hate living there. There are many rules that are unnecessary considering we are all adults. The wifi there is the worst. Only good thing about living there would have to be how close it was to all my classes allowing me to sleep in a little longer. Other than that, I did not enjoy living there but I did enjoy being able to make friends with my floormates.

2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The only options for living off campus are either living kind of far from campus for a cheap price or living close for really expensive or in a bad area. You cant win.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are a lot of fast food restaurants near campus. There arent that many options but there are more than enough places to eat.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: I don't think the strictness is that bad except if you live on campus. The campus police don't really get in the way of anything.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I like the food offered on campus except for the food in the University Dining Hall.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The financial aid office claimed to be offering me 10,000 dollars in financial aid but actually was offering me to loans and only about 5000 dollars. I did not receive as much financial aid as I needed.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: The only con I find is that sometimes you have to drive to school if you live in a place off campus. Some off campus places are a block away from campus so those people can walk and that is fine. As for housing, you get much more space & you can room in with people you know. You do have to buy your own furniture and stuff. I believe some places offer you furniture but it can be more expensive. I'd rather live off campus than on.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: In my opinion I believe the food on campus is great. For people who like to eat healthy, there is a choice of eating subway and there are other things like yogurts, fruit cups, etc. Others who like bigger meals have the option of eating Panda Express, which I love, as well as Robertitos, TacoBell, and a burger place that I have not been too. For quick snacks you can find chips, candy, icecream, brownies, bananas, apples, shakes, donuts, and so much more! There is a lot to eat and a lot to choose from.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are several fast food options off campus as well as restaurants like Dog House and Bufalo Wild Wings close to campus. These restaurants usually get full of people but they are quick in making your order. The one I love the most is Chipotle which is infront of campus.

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