Fresno Pacific University

Fresno Pacific University

Fresno Pacific University, popularly referred to as FPU, was established in 1944 as the Pacific Bible Institute. It became the Pacific College in 1964, the Fresno Pacific College in 1976, and was christened Fresno Pacific University in 1997. Founded by the Pacific District Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches, FPU sits on a 40-acre campus in Fresno, California. Apart from the main campus, classes are also offered in the Bakersfield Center, the North Fresno Center, and the Visalia Center.

Fresno Pacific University offers a large number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as online degrees and courses. Specific courses on the English language and professional development are also available. FPU has under it the following academic divisions:

  • The School of Business
  • The School of Education
  • The School of Humanities, Religion & Social Sciences
  • The School of Natural Sciences

Students of Fresno Pacific University participate in sports including swimming, tennis, basketball, baseball, volleyball, cross country, soccer, track and field, and water polo. The teams are nicknamed the Sunbirds, and they are members of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Education, General
Bilingual And Multilingual Education
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Orthopedic And Other Physical Health Impairments
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Autism
Education/Teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching Of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs
Special Education And Teaching, Other
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Computer Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Psychology Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Education, Other
Spanish Language And Literature
Child Development
English Language And Literature, General
Writing, General
English Language And Literature/Letters, Other
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Library And Information Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Exercise Physiology
Environmental Biology
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Applied Mathematics, Other
Mathematics And Statistics, Other
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution
Mathematics And Computer Science
Intercultural/Multicultural And Diversity Studies
Dispute Resolution
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Christian Studies
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies And Missiology
Religious Education
Theology/Theological Studies
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Urban Ministry
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
School Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Social Work
Graphic Design
Directing And Theatrical Production
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Pedagogy
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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