Admissions – Requirements

Refer to the program's Quick Facts page or the appropriate Program Admission Criteria Sheet for domestic students or International Program Admission Criteria Sheet for the standardized tests and other materials required by your graduate program. In order to be admitted to a graduate degree program, the university must have the test scores and transcripts on file.

All applicants must have transcripts on file with the university that include grades for the most recently completed coursework. If the last college or university you attended, or are currently attending, is California State University, Fresno, your transcripts will be generated by the university upon receipt of your application. If not, you must include one official transcript, in sealed envelopes, from each college or university you previously attended and/or are currently attending.

Standardized Tests
The Office of Testing Services offers the GRE, MAT, and TOEFL. You may register and schedule your test date by calling 559.278.8362, or 559.278.2457. The testing office is located in Family Food Science, Room 110. Their office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information visit their Web site at

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
Testing Fee: $205 
Fee Waiver: Contact the Financial Office at 559.278.2182

Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
Testing Fee: $250 
Fee Waiver: Not Available 
The GMAT is not available at the Testing Office. In Fresno, the test is administered by Pearson Professional Centers, phone: 559.449.0986 or online at:

Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
Testing Fee: $90 
Fee Waiver: Not Available

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (Required for international students)
Testing Fee: check web site:
Fee Waiver: Not Available

Application Fee
The university application fee is $55.00. (Note: The $55.00 fee to submit an application to the university is non-refundable.)