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The process to receive your benefits can take 8-12 weeks. You may apply to FPU and start your benefits processing simultaneously. All Veterans and Dependents must complete the FPU admissions requirements in addition to the list below.

  1. Receive information about education benefits offered by the VA
  2. Determine what benefits you are eligible for
  3. Apply for admission
  4. Contact David Black, veteran outreach representative. He will walk you through applying for benefits, answer any questions you may have and help you through the entire admissions process.
    • You can reach David by phone or email:
    • Or you can reach the Graduate & Degree Completion Admissions office: 559-453-3690
  5. Send all your official, unopened transcripts to:
    Registrar's Office
    1717 S. Chestnut Avenue
    Fresno, CA 93702
    Phone: 559-453-2037
  6. Send us your military transcripts- You may be eligible to receive credit for your military service. For more information, visit
  7. Apply for financial aid
    • FPU’s school code is: 001253

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