California State University - Fresno

California State University - Fresno Veteran Services & Resources

Is California State University - Fresno a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. So we've gathered facts about California State University - Fresno veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: California State University - Fresno GI Bill® Information

Our Veterans Report on Fresno State Includes:

How Does Fresno State Rank for Veterans?

California State University - Fresno was not ranked on the <nil> [Best Schools for Veterans list[(/rankings/veterans). This could be due to a number of reasons, including insufficent data.

How Many Veterans Go to Fresno State?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 471 GI Bill® students at Fresno State. Around 1.85% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at Fresno State is 25,497. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill®, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Fresno State

California State University - Fresno participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

California State University - Fresno does have a student veterans group.

Does Fresno State Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Fresno State might offer college credit for knowledge you have gained from life experience. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Fresno State may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Fresno State Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Fresno State does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Fresno State

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

Notes and References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.

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