Fall 2017 Program Impaction

Fall 2017 application cycle is open until November 30, 2016. Information on this page is not finalized and is subject to change.

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 2017 is as follows:

First-time Freshmen

Local minimum eligibility index:  3100

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

Non-local minimum eligibility index:  3900


Upper Division Transfer Applicants

Fall 2017 Local Transfer Admissions Area

Local minimum GPA:  2.3

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

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

Non-local minimum GPA: 3.2

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 their alternate major, their application will be reviewed through a secondary review process.