Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is a nonprofit university that was established in 1974 by Hallock Hoffman, Frederic Hudson, and Renata Tesch. The university was formerly known as The Fielding Institute, and the Fielding Graduate Institute. The campus of the university is located in Santa Barbara, California.

Fielding Graduate University offers master's and doctoral level degrees and certificate programs in a host of areas such as media psychology, organization management and development, collaborative educational leadership, and neuropsychology. The academic divisions of Fielding Graduate University include:

  • School of Educational Leadership and Change
  • School of Human Organization and Development
  • School of Psychology

Fielding Graduate University offers financial aid to the eligible students. This may be in the form of veteran benefits, scholarships, loans, and grants. Opportunities for job placement are also provided by the university.

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Contacting Fielding

Fielding Graduate University
2020 De la Vina Street
Santa Barbara , CA 93105-3814
General Phone: (805) 687-1099

Fielding Student Body

In 2007-2008, Fielding had a total enrollment of 1,595 students (1,345 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 14%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 0%
25-29 5%
30-34 9%
35-39 15%
40-49 34%
50-64 34%
65+ 3%

Fielding Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Santa Barbara, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Fielding Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Fielding participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2096100)

Fielding Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3836

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year38$72,56236$71,148
All faculty totalcalendar year38$72,56236$71,148

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Fielding Degree Programs (2014)

PhD Clinical Psychology
PhD Media Psychology
MA Media Psychology
Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Certificate
Respecialization in Clinical Psychology Post-Doctoral Certificate
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Psychology
PhD Human and Organizational Systems
PhD Human Development
MA Organizational Development and Leadership
Comprehensive Evidence Based Coaching Certificate
Evidence Based Coaching for Education Leadership Certificate
Evidence Based Coaching for Organization Leadership Certificate
Evidence Based Coaching for Personal Development Certificate
Leadership and Management Effectiveness Certificate
Leadership for Sustainability Certificate
Organizational Consulting Certificate
Nonprofit Leadership Certificate
EdD Educational Leadership for Change
MA Collaborative Educational Leadership
Educational Administrative Certificate (PASC Preparation)

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