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1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno , California 93702-4709

Disability Resource Office

Disability Access and Education
1717 S Chestnut Ave
Fresno, CA 93702-4709
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About Fresno Pacific University

Fresno Pacific University is a prestigious not-for-profit private institution located in Fresno, California. Established in 1944 as a Bible school, it has since grown to become a comprehensive university offering undergraduate and graduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. With its commitment to providing a high-quality education grounded in the liberal arts, Fresno Pacific University has become a prominent institution in the Central Valley region of California.

Situated in the heart of Fresno, the university benefits from a vibrant and diverse community. Fresno is the fifth-largest city in California and is known for its rich cultural heritage, agriculturally rich surroundings, and great weather. The city offers a myriad of opportunities for entertainment, outdoor activities, and cultural experiences. From exploring the vast Fresno Chaffee Zoo, visiting numerous art galleries and museums, to enjoying live performances at the Saroyan Theatre or the thriving local music scene, students at Fresno Pacific University have a plethora of options to immerse themselves in the local community.

One distinct feature of Fresno Pacific University is its commitment to accessibility and providing educational opportunities for all. The university offers an impressive number of programs designed specifically for adult learners, working professionals, and non-traditional students. This dedication to accessibility is reflected in its accessibility score of 4, signifying its commitment to creating an inclusive environment where students from all walks of life can thrive.

Academically, Fresno Pacific University provides a well-rounded education that emphasizes critical thinking, ethical leadership, and service to others. Students have the opportunity to choose from over 100 undergraduate programs and various graduate degrees in fields such as Business, Education, Psychology, Music, and Nursing. The university prides itself on small class sizes, allowing for personalized attention and meaningful interactions between students and faculty.

Despite being a private institution, Fresno Pacific University is also committed to making education affordable. It offers a range of scholarship and financial aid options to assist students in funding their education. The university’s dedication to both academic excellence and accessibility has led to numerous accolades and recognition over the years.

Furthermore, the campus of Fresno Pacific University provides a nurturing and supportive environment for students. With modern facilities, such as state-of-the-art classrooms, science labs, and a comprehensive library, students have access to the resources they need to succeed in their studies. The campus also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and organizations, allowing students to engage in a well-rounded college experience.

In conclusion, Fresno Pacific University is a distinguished institution that offers a comprehensive and accessible education to its students. Located in the vibrant city of Fresno, California, students have the opportunity to not only receive a high-quality education but also immerse themselves in a diverse and culturally rich community. With a commitment to academic excellence, personalized attention, and ethical leadership, Fresno Pacific University is a fantastic choice for students seeking a well-rounded educational experience in the Central Valley.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations