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

Report Card

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

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Cal State East Bay is an above-average public university located in Hayward, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,447 undergraduate students. The Cal State East Bay acceptance rate is 82%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 48% of students, Cal State East Bay alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,600.

About

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

California State University - East Bay Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Cal State East Bay Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Application Deadline
November 30
SAT Range
800-1020
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,631 / 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
$8,540 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 112 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 149 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 149 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    10%
  • Online
    50%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,447 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,667
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 109 responses
  • Active, opinionated and unique.
    34%
  • Commuter
    23%
  • Beautiful, smart, and amazing
    14%
  • Focused, driven, friendly, live,opinionated
    13%
  • Quiet
    8%
  • 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. 182 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 218 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 117 responses
  • Very diverse and accepting
    57%
  • Works for me
    23%
  • Best (best choice for me)
    8%
  • Diversity
    4%
  • Underrated
    3%
  • Corrupt
    1%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 85 responses

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