University High School is a 9th-12th grade free public charter high school located on the campus of California State University, Fresno. UHS provides an accelerated college preparatory education to approximately 400 students who share a common interest in music. Students receive a strong foundation in music and the liberal arts and sciences in a small high school environment, while benefiting from the opportunities available on a large public university campus.
UHS is proud to be ranked the 42nd best college prep high school in the United States among nearly 22,000 reviewed, the 12th best charter high school in the nation, and the 7th best high school in California according to U.S. News & World Report. UHS has also been ranked as one of the top 40 public high schools in 2007, 2008, 2010 by the Washington Post’s 2010 High School Challenge and by U.S. News and World Report. For details about this ranking, go to Washington Post High School Challenge.