B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
California State University - East Bay is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
California Collegiate Athletic Association
Address
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542

Admissions

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for California State University - East Bay

Cost

Net Price
$8,723/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,961/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,517/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,122/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,628/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,473/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
27:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.105 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.105 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.105 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,720Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 73 responses
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  • Active, opinionated and unique.
    44%
  • Beautiful, smart, and amazing
    18%
  • Commuter
    14%
  • Quiet
    12%
  • Fat, headphones,unintelligent, illiterate,juvenile
    7%
  • Driven
    3%
  • Focused, driven, friendly, live,opinionated
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.138 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.174 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 76 responses
Report
  • Very diverse and accepting
    59%
  • Works for me
    26%
  • Best (best choice for me)
    9%
  • Made for robots & uneducated idiots.
    4%
  • Diversity
    1%

After California State University - East Bay

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.81 responses
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California State University - East Bay Reviews

1,611 reviews
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I was in the Art History program, but I hear that other majors had much better experiences than me. I had almost no support, and the only time the school reached out to me was for money, unpaid work, or surveys - so many surveys! I had a couple of really excellent professors, but two of them have just retired do to low pay and bad work environment. The school does have an EXCELLENT online program, I managed to take about 80% that way and saved a lot on travel.
Review California State University - East Bay
This is a commuter school. the area is very congested and people typically keep to themselves. There are not many clubs to be involved in and it is hard to make connections with other students. The campus is an urban setting, but it is very difficult to find parking and actually get on campus. The teachers and education are very proficient and the tuition for In-State residents is very convenient and manageable. Being in the Bay Area, the student life is very diverse!
Great experience here! They built the raw center (gym) with jamba juice located just right inside. I loved the different food options they have available like Taco bell, pizza hut, subway, and panda express. The professors that I have dealt with are really helpful and they really care about their student. My favorite place to go was the library; its quiet and allows free computer usage.