Fresno Pacific University offers a high-quality education based on ethics and faith as well as knowledge, superior graduation rates and a warm welcome. Students who come from lower-income households, are the first in their families to attend a college or university, identify as Latinx or transfer from another school all share the region’s highest four-year graduation rate. No matter what circumstances you come from, you can be successful here.
U.S. News & World Report placed FPU at number four among Regional Universities—West as a Top Performer on Social Mobility, tracking graduation rates for students from lower-income families.
U.S. News also listed FPU at 31 among best schools and 35 among best values in its category.
Money ranked FPU number 11 nationally for Best Colleges for Transfer Students—its highest ranking for a Christian university. Money also placed FPU 229 of 744 in Best Colleges in America.
Washington Monthly listed FPU at 68 of 606 colleges and universities on its national social mobility score for 2019-2020.
Washington Monthly ranked FPU number 50 of 203 schools as a Best Bang for the Buck—Western, 135 of 744 among master’s universities and 83 of 100 in Best Four-Year Schools for Adult Students. Washington Monthly rankings are unique in that they analyze a school’s contribution to American society.