FAQs

FAQs

FAQs

Below are answers to frequently asked questions about Fresno Pacific University online studies. To speak with an Admissions Advisor who can help answer questions over the phone, call 888-368-0426.

See also Transfer Student specific questions and answers.

What are the requirements to apply to an online bachelor’s degree at FPU?

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What are the requirements to apply to an online bachelor's degree at FPU?

Fresno Pacific University takes a holistic approach to admissions decisions. By that we mean we look at all of the pieces of an application to make sure the program is right for you.

Considerations include:

  • Online application with $40 application fee 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.4 on a 4.0 scale* 
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma, as well as official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Recommendation form 
  • Two years post-secondary experience is ideal

*In many cases a 2.4 GPA is required for admission, but we will consider all applicants who hold a 2.0 or above. 

What are the requirements to apply to an online master's degree at FPU?

Fresno Pacific University takes a holistic approach to admissions decisions. By that we mean we look at all of the pieces of an application to make sure the program is right for you.

Considerations include:

  • Online application with $90 application fee 
  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale* 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • A total of three recommendation forms and/or letters of reference
  • Letter of intent explaining your interest in the program
  • Resume

*Students below a 3.0 GPA can submit a GRE or GMAT score for consideration.

Where can I find instructions on applying to FPU?

You can find more information, including the application, on this page. Or contact your Fresno Pacific University Admissions Advisor at 888-368-0426.

Is there a fee to apply at FPU?

Yes. There is a $40 fee to apply for the undergraduate program and a $45 fee to apply for the graduate program.

I have applied and would like to know the status of my application. Whom do I contact?

Please call your Fresno Pacific University Admissions Advisor at 888-368-0426.

How do online courses work at Fresno Pacific University?

All Fresno Pacific University Online courses are delivered through a highly collaborative and easy-to-use online course delivery system. Courses are taught in six (6) and eight (8) week intervals, allowing you to consider your busy lifestyle and then select the most convenient times to enroll in courses.

Is financial aid available for online programs at Fresno Pacific University?

Yes. We accept many forms of financial and military aid, as well as employer tuition reimbursement. Please see our Cost and Financial Aid page for more information. 

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