California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA

Brief Description

Serving the San Francisco Bay area with a main 342-acre urban campus in downtown Hayward Hills with satellite locations in Concord and Oakland, California State University – East Bay is a comprehensive high-access public institution with more than 13,000 students from over 80 countries worldwide. Consistently named as a "Best in the West" college by the prestigious Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is currently ranked as the 90th best college and 37th top public school in the West by the U.S. News and World Report.

Since being founded in 1957 to serve the higher education needs of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, California State University – East Bay has grown into a top-tier master's degree-granting institution for the region. CSUEB is fully accredited by the Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC) to offer 136 undergraduate and 60 graduate areas of study. While the university is best known for its bioinformatics, life sciences, and technology programs, East Bay is also known for its strong Education Department where a large percentage of California teachers receive their credentials for certification.

At Cal State East Bay, students have the ability to participate in over 90 academic, athletic, Greek, honor, religious, recreational, student government, and cultural student-run organizations. For those who are athletically inclined, the CSUEB Pioneers also fields six men's and nine women's varsity teams for competition in the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Notable former Pioneers include comedian Mark Curry, MLB player Jay Kleven, author Suzy Kline, sports analyst Joe Morgan, and prominent education policy maker Susan B. Neuman.

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 9337

Total institution enrollment: 12705

School type: 4-year public

School classification: Master's Colleges and Universities I: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the master's degree. They award 40 or more master's degrees per year across three or more disciplines.

Campus Location

Main Address

California State University - East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542


(510) 885-3000


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 36%

Female undergraduate population: 64%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

Arts And Design
Arts Management
Biological And Physical Sciences
Biology General
Business Administration And Management
Business Systems Networking And Telecomm
Chemistry General
Communication Disorders General
Communications General
Communications Other
Computer And Information Sciences General
Counselor Education / Counseling And Guidance
Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
Developmental And Child Psychology
Drama / Theater Arts General
Economics General
Education Administration And Supervision
Education General
English Language And Literature General
Environmental Science / Studies
Ethnic And Cultural Studies Other
French Language And Literature
Health Professions And Related Sciences
History General
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Mathematical Statistics
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Other
Music General
Nursing Other
Parks Recreation And Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Physical Sciences General
Physics General
Political Science And Government General
Psychology General
Public Administration
Social Sciences And History Other
Spanish Language And Literature
Special Education General
Speech And Rhetorical Studies