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Majors in Demand:

  • Business Administration

  • Computer Science

  • Industrial Engineering,

  • Psychology

  • Health Sciences

  • Pre-Nursing,

  • Music

  • Fine Arts

Good to Know

California State University, East Bay is a public university in Hayward, California. The university is part of the 23-campus California State University system.

Located in the beautiful and culturally diverse San Francisco Bay Area, California State University, East Bay offers undergraduate degrees in 50 fields including Business Administration, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Psychology, Health Sciences, Pre-Nursing, Music and Fine Arts (3D Art & Design, Graphic Design, Interaction & Game Design, Video & Animation)

CSUEB is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, small classes and a highly personalized learning environment.  CSUEB is also nationally recognized as among the most diverse universities in the US.


Cal State East Bay offers excellent education in an exciting location at a competitive price. 


Students may choose to live in on-campus housing

(fully-furnished apartments) which is safe, convenient and comfortable.



(ethnic diversity in the West 2018)

CSUEB has also been ranked a Princeton Review “Best in the West” school since 2004


Hayward, California

Hayward, California is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay area, just 30-40 minutes drive from both San Francisco and San Jose (Silicon Valley).  Our commitment to experiential education makes it possible to apply for internships with leading national and Bay Area companies. CSUEB's park-like Hayward Hills campus overlooks the San Francisco Bay.  Our campus is in a residential area, giving the comfort and security of a family community.  CSUEB was recently   recognized in the top 100 Safest College Campuses in the U.S.   A free shuttle bus from campus takes students to nearby BART train stations that takes them into San Francsico and the entire Bay Area.  Our Mediterranean climate means there is mild weather year-round. 



Acceptance Rate


Personal Statement

Application Method(s)



  • Pay $55 non-refundable application fee

  • Submit transcripts and other documents including Declaration of Finances Form  


  • Min 3.0 GPA from high school

  • Min 2.0 GPA for any university credits


  • Not required for admission

  • Scores may be used to inform placement in appropriate English and Math classes

English Proficiency








$12,979 / $17,012

Tuition / Living

  • May be waived if student Completed 3 years of full time schooling where English was the principal language at the secondary level or above. An official letter must be submitted from the institution stating the “MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION IS ENGLISH”. 


1 Oct


(NB: applications for Spring semester may not be open every year)

1 May



Student Representative

Kelly Pan

International Recruitment & Marketing Manager

International Admissions Office

updated: February 2024

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