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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 one of the most diverse student populations 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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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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Career Opportunities

Cal State East Bay offers a beautiful and inspiring setting for career exploration. As a faculty, staff or administrator, you will enjoy challenging and meaningful career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines along with competitive compensation, excellent benefits and potential for advancement. Read More

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

  • The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program supports 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.

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

  • Pioneers logo

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

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently names Cal State East Bay as one of the most diverse public institutions in the continental U.S.

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

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

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

  • Cal State East Bay offers 48 bachelor's degrees, 56 minors, 34 master’s degrees, 23 credentials and certificates and one doctoral degree.

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

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

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

  • More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

  • CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

  • More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

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

  • Campus In Action logo

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

  • In 2021, Cal State East Bay became the first public university in California to be honored by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

  • At the Green Biome Institute, faculty and students are sequencing the genomes of the mysterious and disappearing plants that could benefit humans.

  • Access and retention programs for transfer students, including Sankofa and GANAS, smooth the transition from community college and lead to higher student involvement and graduation rates.

  • The annual Cultural Awareness Month series gives recognition to specific communities represented at the university and includes well-known guest speakers from each of those communities.

  • Within the region, Cal State East Bay alumni influence more than $2.5 billion in industry activity.

  • Cal State East Bay ranks #25 in CNBC’s Top 50 US Colleges that Pay off the Most.

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

The Pioneers for H.O.P.E. program supports 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.

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

Pioneers logo

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

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently names Cal State East Bay as one of the most diverse public institutions in the continental U.S.

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

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

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

Cal State East Bay offers 48 bachelor's degrees, 56 minors, 34 master’s degrees, 23 credentials and certificates and one doctoral degree.

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

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

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

More than 60% of Cal State East Bay students are female.

CSUEB has 15 athletic teams and competes in NCAA Division II.

More than 130,000 alumni contribute to the economic, social and cultural quality of life in the East Bay and beyond.

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

Campus In Action logo

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

In 2021, Cal State East Bay became the first public university in California to be honored by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment.

At the Green Biome Institute, faculty and students are sequencing the genomes of the mysterious and disappearing plants that could benefit humans.

Access and retention programs for transfer students, including Sankofa and GANAS, smooth the transition from community college and lead to higher student involvement and graduation rates.

The annual Cultural Awareness Month series gives recognition to specific communities represented at the university and includes well-known guest speakers from each of those communities.

Within the region, Cal State East Bay alumni influence more than $2.5 billion in industry activity.

Cal State East Bay ranks #25 in CNBC’s Top 50 US Colleges that Pay off the Most.

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