Fall 2016 Program Impaction

Fall 2016 application cycle is closed.  Use this page as reference only.

Beginning with the 2016-17 academic year, California State University, Fresno is designated as a program impacted campus at both the first-time freshmen and upper division transfer levels. Based on the University’s enrollment capacity projections, the minimum eligibility for fall 2016 is as follows:

First-time Freshmen

Local minimum eligibility index: 3100

A list of schools in the CSU Fresno-defined local area can be found here

Non-local minimum eligibility index: 3900


Upper Division Transfer Applicants

Local minimum GPA: 2.30

A student is considered local if the majority of their transferable units are coming from one or more of the following local colleges.

  • Clovis Community College
  • College of the Sequoias
  • Fresno City College
  • Merced College
  • Modesto Junior College
  • Reedley College
  • West Hills Community College
  • West Hills College - Lemoore

Non-local minimum GPA: 3.20

Please see below for the impacted majors who have program specific criteria different from the University minimum eligibility.

If an applicant selected an impacted major and does not meet its minimum requirements, but the applicant meets the minimum eligibility requirements for the University, their application will be waitlisted and evaluated through a secondary review process.