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About Cal State East Bay

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Location and Visitor Information

Cal State East Bay has campuses in Hayward and Concord, as well as a professional center in downtown Oakland. All locations are accessible by major freeways and public transportation systems, including the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.Read More

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University Facts

Cal State East Bay is home to the most diverse student population on the U.S. mainland. Find out more facts and figures about the university. Read More

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History

Much has changed since the university was founded in 1957 as "The State College for Alameda County."Read More

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Rising in the East Campaign

Rising in the East: The Campaign for Cal State East Bay is an ambitious, comprehensive fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $60 million. Read More

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Awards and Recognition

Cal State East Bay has been recognized from everything from its diversity and social mobility potential to its business school and online education. Read More

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News

Find news and feature stories about Cal State East Bay students, faculty and alumni at the website East Bay Today.Read More

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    Cal State East Bay's 15 athletic teams compete within NCAA Division II.

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education named Cal State East Bay the most diverse public institution in the continental U.S. in 2017.

  • Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

  • The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

  • Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

  • Sixty-one percent of Cal State East Bay students are the first in their family to go to college.

  • AffordableColleges.Org ranks Cal State East Bay as the No. 1 California school for online education.

  • Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” in 2016.

  • The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program helps at risk students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

  • The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

  • CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for four straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

  • Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees, 34 credentials and certificates, and one doctoral degree.

  • Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

  • The university’s Master’s of Science in Health Care Administration program was ranked No. 5 in the nation by healthcareadministrator.org in 2016.

  • BestSchools.com ranked Cal State East Bay at No. 3 in California for its online program.

  • BestColleges.com ranked Cal State East Bay as the No. 7 online hospitality management program in the nation.

  • Cal State East Bay has three campuses — Hayward, Concord and Oakland.

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    Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.

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Cal State East Bay's 15 athletic teams compete within NCAA Division II.

The Chronicle of Higher Education named Cal State East Bay the most diverse public institution in the continental U.S. in 2017.

Cal State East Bay offers more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals.

The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

Cal State East Bay was noted for its exceptionally diverse student body, ranking as the most diverse four-year public college on the U.S. mainland by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Sixty-one percent of Cal State East Bay students are the first in their family to go to college.

AffordableColleges.Org ranks Cal State East Bay as the No. 1 California school for online education.

Alumnus Gene Luen Yang (MS ’03, Education) was the recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” in 2016.

The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program helps at risk students facing homelessness, food insecurity, and other various crisis situations.

The Wall Street Journal recognizes CSUEB as a Top 10 college in the west for diversity.

CSUEB has won a HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for four straight years. The award honors universities that have shown exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

Cal State East Bay offers 50 baccalaureate degrees, 61 minors, 35 master’s degrees, 34 credentials and certificates, and one doctoral degree.

Notable alumni include MLB Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, California Wellness Foundation President and CEO Judy Belk, Tony-winning actor James Iglehart and CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White.

The university’s Master’s of Science in Health Care Administration program was ranked No. 5 in the nation by healthcareadministrator.org in 2016.

BestSchools.com ranked Cal State East Bay at No. 3 in California for its online program.

BestColleges.com ranked Cal State East Bay as the No. 7 online hospitality management program in the nation.

Cal State East Bay has three campuses — Hayward, Concord and Oakland.

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Cal State East Bay is committed to promoting civic engagement among students and has signed a Campus Compact Civic Action Statement.