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Division of Research and Graduate Studies

New Graduate Student Orientation

Welcome and Congratulations from the Dean of the Division of Research and Graduate Studies!

Congratulations on your decision to pursue a graduate education!

Dean's Message Coming Soon!


Helpful Resource Videos

There are just three basic steps you must navigate in a timely manner to help ensure your own success at Fresno State:
  1. Admission to classified standing.
  2. Advancement to candidacy.
  3. Awarding of the graduate degree.

This video will explain these three steps and provide other information supplemental to the graduate degree experience.

There are different ways to finance your graduate career at Fresno State. This video provides information about some resources to consider.

The Fresno State Graduate Writing Center provides students support in the composition of dissertations, thesis, projects, or any other graduate level course assignments. Watch this video for more information.


The graduate statistics studio provides research and statistical consulting to all graduate students. 

Fresno State graduate students' testimonials.

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Graduate Student Success Center

Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Research and Sponsored Programs