Fresno Pacific UniversityFresno Pacific University began as Pacific Bible Institute in 1944 with seven staff members and 28 students in a single building.
Today, there are more than 200 faculty and staff members with over 2,000 students in 16 major buildings on a 42-acre campus.
Bachelor of Arts degrees were first awarded in 1965 and the first accredited graduate program began in 1975.
This is the only accredited institution of Christian higher education between Los Angeles and Sacramento.
Fresno Pacific University offers Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees, single-subject and multiple-subject teaching credentials and pre-professional programs in the following areas:
- Art (Minor)
- Biblical and religious studies
- Business Administration
- Classics (Minor)
- Coaching (Minor)
- Communications (Minor)
- Contemporary Christian Ministries
- Cultural Anthropology (Minor)
- Economics (Minor)
- Environmental Science
- Environmental Studies
- Health Science (Minor)
- Intercultural Studies (Missions)
- International Studies (Minor)
- Liberal Studies (Elementary Teaching)
- Natural Science
- Peacemaking and Conflict Studies (Minor)
- Physical Education
- Political Science
- Pre-Law/Criminal Justice
- Social Science
- Social Work
- Spanish Language Culture
- Teaching- Elementary Level
- Teaching- Secondary Level
- Theater (Minor)
Fresno Pacific University is located in Southeast Fresno at 1717 S Chestnut Ave Fresno, CA 93702-4709. Contact number is 559.453.2000