Fresno Pacific University

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Susan Rizo, M.S.
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Fresno Pacific is a nationally recognized university nestled in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. Our expert faculty are dedicated to student success.
Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Pathways

How to Apply

Individuals with two years of post-secondary experience that are interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree through the degree completion program at Fresno Pacific University should complete the following steps or download the checklist:

  1. Request official high school transcripts, GED transcripts, or any AA, AS, AS-T, AA-T from an accredited College or University as proof of High School graduation
  2. Request official transcripts from each college or university previously.
    • This includes any military transcripts you may have, along with your military release forms (DD214).​​
    • These unopened transcripts must then be delivered to the campus or sent electronically to
  3. Apply for admission
  4. Complete FAFSA online.
    • Complete this Free Application for Federal Student Aid by the March 2 deadline for consideration of grants and/or loans. Use FPU school code: 001253.
    • Enroll in the minimum number of units per semester to qualify for loans.
  5. Other specific requirements for each program (see degree completion programs page).
  6. Following Admission

Apply online

More about Degree Completion

Degree completion programs are accelerated, adult bachelor’s degree programs, encompassing the cohort programs, general education, and elective courses (short term course series). Applicants who lack units to enter a degree completion cohort may enroll in the degree completion general education and elective courses.

Admission into short term courses does not guarantee eligibility for a degree completion cohort. Upon completion of eligibility requirements, your advisor will help determine eligibility for your cohort start date.

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