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For more than 60 years, Cal State East Bay has served the Bay Area and beyond, providing access to higher education for a diverse student body and advancing regional engagement. In recent years, the university and its many programs have been included in several state and national rankings. Learn more about joining the Pioneer family. 

Take these steps to get started as a Pioneer

  1. Learn more about majors, costs, where to live, and more on this page by using the links below.
  2. Apply for admission using Cal State Apply. Applications for admission in fall 2022 semester may be submitted between October 1, 2021 - February 15, 2022.
  3. We are accepting lower-division transfer students and second baccalaureate degree applicants for Fall 2022 semesters.
  4. Visit our YouTube Channel to find recent events with helpful information for future students.

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The Welcome Center
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Student and Faculty Support Building, Suite 122
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • 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.

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    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.