Fresno City College

Fresno City College

Fresno City College or FCC is a community college, located in Fresno, California. It was founded in 1910 by C. L. McLane. FCC is a part of the California Community Colleges system, within the State Center Community College District (SCCCD). The campus sits in the heart of Fresno, near the Tower District.

FCC offers Associate's Degrees, and students can earn a Certificate of Completion or transfer to a 4 year university of their choice. Fresno City operates on a semester schedule and enrolls more than 20,000 students annually.

The college publications include the Rampage (College Newspaper), City @ Large (College Newsletter) and the Ram's Tale (College works from English & Art students).

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Contacting Fresno City College

Fresno City College
1101 E. University Ave
Fresno , CA 93741
General Phone: (559) 442-4600

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Fresno City College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts797women's studies, minority and gender studies, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, library assistant, social services, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine377EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement350corrections, forensic science, criminal justice and police, corrections and criminal justice, fire-fighting
Mechanics and Repair132electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, computer repair, industrial electronics tech, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Business and Management113business management, logistics, accounting, call center operation, small business management, banking, sales and marketing, retail, sales, ...
Medical Support and Technology100dental hygienist, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer
Therapy and Counseling74substance abuse counseling
Family and Social Work73family and consumer science, food and nutrition, foodservice management, family systems, child development, human services
Office and Administration53data entry, office management, administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts39culinary arts, restaurant and catering management, personal and culinary services
Production Trades27machinist, welding
Education and Teaching27special ed, early childhood special ed, industrial arts teaching, teacher aide
Medical Administration25medical records tech, medical secretary
Photography and Commercial Art23commercial photography, photography
Engineering Technician21HVAC tech, hazardous materials tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, drafting, engineering technician
Law15legal secretary, legal assistant
Construction Trades11apparel and textile marketing, construction, building inspector, construction manager
Computer Science and Engineering11information technology, web design, computer networking, system administration, webmastering
Science11biology, physical sciences
Landscaping and Horticulture5applied horticulture, floristry
Music5music, music management
Media4advertising, graphic communications
Drama and Performing Arts4dance, drama, theatre design, various performing arts
Real Estate and Construction Management4real estate
Architecture and Planning3architectural tech
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Art Studies2art studies
Engineering2engineering, archeology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0parks and recreation studies
Design0graphic design

Number of programs and degrees for Fresno City College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year76948
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years065
Associate's degree1,38171
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1645

Fresno City College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Fresno City College had a total enrollment of 21,624 students (13,379 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 28%
Black 8%
Hispanic 40%
Asian 11%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 27%
20-21 17%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown8%

Fresno City College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 38 %

Fresno City College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fresno, 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.

Fresno City College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 592
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,876
Books and supplies $ 1,566

Financial Aid:
Fresno City College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 130700)

Fresno City College Faculty

Fresno City College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4447
Non-tenured and not on tenure track516

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year27$103,92027$101,923
All faculty totalcalendar year27$103,92027$101,923

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year132$91,188131$87,785
All faculty totalacademic year132$91,188131$87,785

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

Fresno City College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation
Logistics and Materials Management
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
Construction Trades, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Personal and Culinary Services, Other
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Family Systems
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Human Services, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Graphic Communications, General

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music Management and Merchandising
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)

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