California State University, Fresno Off Campus Apartments
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Sierra Nevada Splendor
Oh, the Sierra Nevadas, majestic, awestriking, and, right around the corner from you! That's right kids, this natural gem is also the location of your academic playground...California State University Fresno! Feel free to frolick. And if business or health are your thing, you will be frolicking alongside approximately 17% of the CSU Fresno population. Don't worry, social science folks, you can still get a celebration dance in there because you represent 11% of the CSU student body. Fresno lends a helping hand to students on a budget, awarding about 67% of its students financial aid. And here's another fun fact that will put a smile on a lot of fella's faces: 57% of the student body is female. Guys, looks like the numbers are in your favor.
From Campus to Cozy
Only 6% of CSU Fresno students live in college-affiliated housing. So where is everyone else going? Off-campus apartments! Some places in the area have huge rooms, if you can't bear the idea of close quarters. Others are cozier, with landscaped surroundings, and even wood-burning fireplaces. Compare prices—you can start with our extensive listings right here—and consider a roommate for optimum affordability. See if you can nab a place with a view. For trotting around town, try a ride on FAX, otherwise known as Fresno Area Express. Environmentalists and parents alike will applaud your frugality.
Behold, the hidden wonder of Forestiere Underground Gardens! Designed after Roman catacombs, the underground gardens are an inticate web of landscape and stonework. Visit the Forestiere Historical Center for more information. If you're into the idea of an all-natural amusement park, check out Kings River Expeditions, and experience the thrill of white water rapids. Music enthusiasts will be sure to enjoy the sweet sounds of the Fresno Philharmonic. Scan the current schedule here. For boozin' with buddies, head to Sequoia Sequoia Brewing Company. What goes great with beer? Beer battered mozzerella sticks, duh! Have those and an order of giant forest nachos and you'll be set. If you feel like kicking your heels up instead of putting your feet up, dance the night away in Rome.
Average Apartment Rent in Fresno
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Fresno, California, 93727
1 Bedroom$630 - $640
2 Bedrooms$710 - $750
Map & Local Information
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I've got dogs. What the the best places in Fresno for being outdoors with pets?
Fresno is accommodating for dogs! There are three city run dog parks sprinkled around town, and on weekends it's fun to take them for long runs and hikes in the Sierra National Forest. There are several great areas that are easily accessed from Fresno.
How is the public transportation system in Fresno?
Although most people in Fresno use cars to get around, there is a decent public transportation system. Fresno bus routes cover most of the city on streets located at half-mile intervals, although routes can be be as far as one mile apart in some areas. In addition to general coverage, route frequency can be an issue. Fresno's bus routes have varying frequencies depending upon the route. During the day they come between every 15 or 30 minutes, but they come less frequently in the evening, and night service ends at 10 pm.
What's a good neighborhood for families in Fresno?
The top three neighborhoods with the lowest crime rates include Raisin City, Gordon/Pinedale Siding, and Easton. The top three neighborhoods with the best public schools include Gordon/Pinedale Siding, Millbrook Ave/Alluvial Ave, and Audubon Dr/Friant R. Located at Fresno's northernmost point, Gordon/Pinedale comes out on top on both accounts. Nearby Fig Garden is another good neighborhood for families in Fresno.
Are there local sporting events in Fresno?
Yes. Fresno is home to several semiprofessional and collegiate sports teams. The Fresno Grizzlies, a baseball team belonging to the Pacific Coast League, and the Fresno Fuego, a soccer team belonging to the USL Premier Development League, both play at Chukchansi Park. The Central Valley Coyotes of Arena Football 1 and the Fresno Monsters of the North American Hockey League both play at the Selland Arena, and the Fresno Legends of the American Basketball Association play at San Joaquin Memorial High School. The athletic teams of California State University, Fresno also enjoy a large fan base.
Do most people in Fresno rely on public transportation?
About 77 percent drives to get around. There are, however, some public transit options available. Intracity transit is provided by the Fresno Area Express, which consists of buses serving the greater Fresno metropolitan area. Intercity bus service is provided by Greyhound and Orange Belt Stages.