Established in 1911, California State University-Fresno is a public university located in Fresno, California, in San Joaquin Valley, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Colloquially called Fresno State, the college is one of the 23 institutions belonging to the California State University system. It is a very large university with more than 23,000 students, and is mainly a commuter campus. The college consistently ranks high in lists by the US News & World Report, Princeton Review, and Forbes, especially for its excellent business programs. The Cal State-Fresno campus is notable for its greenery (it has more than 4,000 trees on campus!), an in-house winery, and a planetarium. In fact, student-made wines from Cal State-Fresno have received more than 300 awards since 1997. Students at the university are big on sports & athletics, horse riding, and student-run media publications & stations. Fresno State’s equestrian team is among the top 10 nationally ranked teams. The school spirit at Cal State-Fresno is great, with students turning out in hoards for school games!