California State University East Bay

California State University East Bay

California State University, East Bay, also called CSUEB, was founded in 1957. It initially began as a state college and was granted university status in 1972. In addition to its teacher education program, CSUEB offers more than 35 undergraduate degree programs and 20 Master degree programs in 4 colleges:

  • College of Business and Economics
  • College of Education and Allied Studies
  • College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • College of Science

In recent years, the university has repeatedly ranked among the best business schools and regional public schools in the West. CSUEB's athletic program boasts of national championships in the women's outdoor track and field team, and the hall of fame features a stunning list of prominent sports personalities including Major League Baseball players, an Olympian, and several national record holders.

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California State University-East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward , CA 94542
General Phone: (510) 885-3000

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Cal State East Bay Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management882business management, taxation
Liberal Arts502Latin American studies, minority and gender studies, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, anthropology, economics, ...
Family and Social Work226family studies, public administration, social work
Education and Teaching210education, educational administration, special ed, school counseling
Therapy and Counseling135psychology, communication disorders
Science109biology, biochemistry, biostatistics, chemistry, geology
Security and Law Enforcement93criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering93computer science, computer networking
Media84communication studies, digital communications
Mathematics73mathematics, statistics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy63parks and recreation studies, health and physical education
Art Studies58art studies
Medical Support and Technology54health service and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine28registered nursing
Medical Administration16health care administration
Fine Arts15fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts10drama
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management5environmental studies

Number of programs and degrees for Cal State East Bay in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1,80039
Master's degree89627

Cal State East Bay Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cal State East Bay had a total enrollment of 13,124 students (12,466 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 74%
Graduate 26%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 25%
Black 12%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 26%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 17%
(Foreign Students) 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 13%
20-21 14%
22-24 25%
25-29 21%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)5%

Cal State East Bay Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 56 %

Cal State East Bay Room and Board (2007)

Cal State East Bay offers campus housing for 1,286 of its 12,466 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Hayward, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Cal State East Bay Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal390510
SAT Math400520
ACT Verbal1522
ACT Math1622
ACT Composite1621

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT89%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT14%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Cal State East Bay Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,660
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,827
Room and board $ 7,940
Room charge $ 5,233
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,434
Books and supplies $ 1,566
Other expenses $ 4,176

Financial Aid:
Cal State East Bay participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 113800)

Cal State East Bay Faculty

Cal State East Bay has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track6369
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1325

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year7$119,6985$120,192
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Lecturercalendar year2*3$63,680
All faculty totalcalendar year10$106,92010$97,926

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year64$95,31839$95,723
Associate professoracademic year44$80,14248$78,283
Assistant professoracademic year62$73,09563$70,491
Lectureracademic year10$61,97522$59,729
All faculty totalacademic year180$82,102172$77,010

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Cal State East Bay Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball California Pacific Conference
Baseball Division III Independents
Track Division III Independents

Cal State East Bay Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Religion And Philosophy

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Psychology, General

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What Sets Cal State East Bay Apart:

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