Skip to Main Content
California State University - East Bay
  • 4 Year
  • HAYWARD, CA

California State University - East Bay Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
$8,920 / year
Poll
55%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 94 responses
Poll
51%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 172 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B minus
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,000 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 235 responses
  • Starbucks and Einstein Bros.
    28%
  • Greens to Go - soup, salad and Artisan rolls
    15%
  • Subway
    14%
  • Bringing a lunch is the only good food option
    10%
  • Panda Express
    8%
  • Tacobell
    8%
  • The food trucks on campus near the valley business
    6%
43%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 123 responses

Map

Map is loading

Campus Quality

Campus
grade C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 93 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    28%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    55%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    13%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

Get Recruited

Safety

Safety
grade B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
84%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 126 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 72 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    50%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    40%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    7%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 105 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    24%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    54%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    8%
  • Not very visible.
    11%
  • We have campus police?
    3%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 200 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    33%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    52%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    13%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Water Polo

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
No data available  
Music
No data available  
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 86 responses
  • Student life and diversity center events
    36%
  • Events where dance teams perform.
    15%
  • Speakers who visit our school (Angela Davis)
    15%
  • Concert events
    8%
  • Library
    8%
  • Step shows/ Greek life events
    7%
  • None! This is a prison camp, not a school!
    5%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 115 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    12%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    17%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    31%
  • Parties? What parties?
    40%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 57 responses
  • Al Fresco
    26%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Block Party
    12%
  • The weekend after Finals Week!
    12%
  • Spring Mayhem
    9%
  • We don't party
    7%
  • End of the year pool party
    4%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 164 responses

Similar Colleges

Explore Campus Life at Similar Colleges

Add to List

Back to Full Profile