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Recent Accolades

Fresno Pacific University offers a high-quality education based on ethics and faith as well as knowledge, superior graduation rates and a warm welcome. Students who come from lower-income households, are the first in their families to attend a college or university, identify as Latinx or transfer from another school all share the region’s highest four-year graduation rate. No matter what circumstances you come from, you can be successful here.

  • U.S. News & World Report placed FPU at number four among Regional Universities—West as a Top Performer on Social Mobility, tracking graduation rates for students from lower-income families.
  • U.S. News also listed FPU at 31 among best schools and 35 among best values in its category.
  • Money ranked FPU number 11 nationally for Best Colleges for Transfer Students—its highest ranking for a Christian university. Money also placed FPU 229 of 744 in Best Colleges in America.
  • Washington Monthly listed FPU at 68 of 606 colleges and universities on its national social mobility score for 2019-2020.
  • Washington Monthly ranked FPU number 50 of 203 schools as a Best Bang for the Buck—Western, 135 of 744 among master’s universities and 83 of 100 in Best Four-Year Schools for Adult Students. Washington Monthly rankings are unique in that they analyze a school’s contribution to American society.