Fielding Graduate University

country rank  1087
world rank  2940

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University Overview

Established in 1974, Fielding Graduate University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Santa Barbara (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Fielding Graduate University (FGU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Fielding Graduate University (FGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym FGU
Founded 1974
Motto Change the world. Start with yours.
Colours Merlot

University Location

Address 2020 De La Vina Street
Santa Barbara
93105-3538 California
United States
Tel +1 (800) 340 1099
Fax +1 (805) 687 4590

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
Not reported 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 2020 De la Vina Street
Santa Barbara 93105
(805) 898-4026
800 340 1099

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Other specialized institutions
Size & Setting Exclusively graduate/professional institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively graduate
Undergraduate Profile Not classified (Exclusively Graduate) institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fielding Graduate University's Library
Fielding Graduate University's library collection is comprised entirely of digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 231,011 digital books, 647 digital/electronic medium and 93 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1982


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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