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California State University-East Bay

California State University-East Bay's more than 14,000 students have options: They can take their pick of three IRL campuses, take classes online, or set up a hybrid schedule. CSUEB has been recognized as one of the more ethnically diverse schools in the country, with large Hispanic and Asian student populations. Located minutes away from San Francisco, the campus gives students access to the arts and culture available in the East Bay and the city, as well as to the surrounding northern California outdoors. The school offers nearly 50 majors; the most popular ones include business administration, psychology, and health science. New students might want to explore Cal State East Bay's full roster of clubs, which has entire organizations centered around urban dance, anime, slam poetry, and more. Greek life plays a significant role in campus culture, as students can choose from two dozen fraternities and sororities. If that's not your scene, you might want check out the Center for Community Engagement, where the mission is to "enhance learning, inspire engagement, and improve community well-being." That's one way to give back and graduate.
costs
Est. Full Price 2019-2020
$26,200
% of students who get any grants
64%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$12,200
Average price for low-income students
$8,090
admissions
Acceptance rate
74%
Median SAT/ACT Score
NA/NA
SAT/ACT required?
No
Enrollment
13,433
Financial Aid
% of students with need who get grants
94%
% of need met
55%
% of students who get merit* grants
N/A
Average merit grant
N/A
student success
Graduation rate
42%
Average time to a degree
5 years
Average student debt
$15,090
Average salary within 3 years
$55,600
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
44%
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
Nov 30

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Opportunity Insights.

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Opportunity Insights.

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