Choosing a university is one of the most important investment decisions you will ever make. A degree from Cal State East Bay will have lasting economic and personal value. You have many options, but California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) wants to be the university you choose.

Top Reasons to Choose CSUEB:

  1. Academic Excellence:   The Princeton Review has recognized CSUEB as a “Best in the West” college since 2004.  CSUEB is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, small classes, and highly-personalized learning environment.  See all of our Awards and Recognition.

  2. Competitive Price: Cal State East Bay tops the index for value and affordability with among the lowest fees in the nation for comparable universities.  The university has recently received been ranked "Best Bang for the Buck" by Washington Monthly"Best Value College for Return on Investment" by Payscale, and a “Best Value College” by Forbes.  We're pleased to offer you a quality education at a competitive price.

  3. Location:   Located in the heart of the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, CSUEB's Hayward Hills campus overlooks the San Francisco Bay and is just a 30-40 minute drive to either San Francisco or Silicon Valley.  Our Mediterranean climate means there is mild weather year-round.

  4. Safety:   Our park-like campus is in a residential area, giving the comfort and security of a family community.  

  5. Cultural Diversity:  With a total enrollment of over 13,000 students, CSUEB hosts approximately 1000 international students representing over 60 countries from around the world each year.  Our dynamic multi-cultural university community is recognized nationally for the diversity of our student body.

  6. Career Development Opportunities:  Our commitment to experiential education makes it possible to apply for internships with leading national and Bay Area companies (from San Francisco to Silicon Valley).  See testimonials of international students who have done practical training.

  7. How about this view?view from side of hill