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California State University - East Bay
  • 4 Year
  • HAYWARD, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Cal State East Bay is a public university located in Hayward, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 10,473 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Cal State East Bay acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 47% of students, Cal State East Bay alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,600.

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25800 CARLOS BEE BLVD
HAYWARD, CA 94542
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
California Collegiate Athletic Association

California State University - East Bay Rankings

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Cal State East Bay Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
800-1020
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$13,260 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,390 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 105 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 137 responses
55%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 137 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    94%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,473 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,668
Undergrads Over 25
35%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
0%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 94 responses
  • Active, opinionated and unique.
    37%
  • Commuter
    24%
  • Beautiful, smart, and amazing
    14%
  • Focused, driven, friendly, live,opinionated
    11%
  • Quiet
    10%
  • Driven
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 170 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 206 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 104 responses
  • Very diverse and accepting
    61%
  • Works for me
    22%
  • Best (best choice for me)
    7%
  • Diversity
    5%
  • Underrated
    2%
  • Corrupt
    1%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 81 responses

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