Admission and Application Instructions


Thank you for your interest in becoming a student at Cal State East Bay. We look forward to receiving your application. To help you get started, please review the following information:

Transfer Student Admission
Graduate Student Admission
International Student Admission

Costs and Financial Aid

One of the most affordable universities in the San Francisco Bay Area, California State University, East Bay offers generous financial aid to help you attain your educational goals. With a lively and diverse community, small class sizes, accessible professors and two beautiful campuses, Cal State East Bay is a top value in higher education.

Cost of Attendance

Cal State East Bay tops the index for value and affordability with among the lowest fees in the nation for comparable institutions, and is widely regarded as a best value in public university education.

California Resident Estimated Cost
Non-California Resident and International Estimated Cost
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Estimated Cost

Financial Aid

Cal State East Bay’s Office of Financial Aid offers students more than $100 million in grants, loans, scholarships and other financial aid each year. The only way to know whether you are eligible to receive financial aid is to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Federal Department of Education. Most students at Cal State East Bay are eligible to apply for financial aid.

Ready to Get Started?

You can begin the application process right now.