Fresno Pacific University

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Fresno Pacific University can be found in Fresno, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Fresno Pacific University has an enrollment of approximately four thousand students.

The majority of students that got into Fresno Pacific University earned an SAT score in the range of 930 to 1150, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 16 to 24. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Fresno Pacific University average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 3.25 for accepted students. Approximately 70 percent of all applicant were admitted at Fresno Pacific University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 28 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Fresno Pacific University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Fresno Pacific University was reported as 66.1% in Fall 2020 with over 964 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Fresno Pacific University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Fresno Pacific University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fresno Pacific University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 68.5%
  • 2017-2018: 72.4%
  • 2018-2019: 85.1%
  • 2019-2020: 66.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 68.0%

How Does Fresno Pacific University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Fresno Pacific University is seventeen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Menlo College62.7%
Notre Dame de Namur University99.9%
Saint Marys College of California81.0%
Mills College75.9%
Holy Names University63.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Fresno Pacific University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math460 - 570
Total Score930 - 1150
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math16 - 23
Composite Score16 - 24
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