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California State University - East Bay

canada flagHayward, California, USA

University Overview

Cal State East Bay has come a long way in the last 60 years — it’s had five presidents, gone by five different names and produced thousands of graduates who have entered the region’s workforce.

The university was originally named the State College for Alameda County when it was officially established by the California State Assembly in 1957. The first academic year began in 1959 at Sunset High School in Cherryland with 25 faculty and 293 students. Groundbreaking ceremonies for the current Hayward Campus were held in February 1961 and the college moved to its permanent location in Fall 1963. 

The university changed its name to California State University, East Bay in 2005 to reflect its new regional positioning. The university’s three campuses — named the Hayward campus, the Concord campus and the Oakland Center — reinforced the regional influence of the university.

California State University, East Bay is known for award winning programs, expert instruction, small classes, a highly personalized learning environment—and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With two scenic campuses plus a professional center in dynamic downtown Oakland, Cal State East Bay is where all your possibilities come into view.

Cal State East Bay welcomes and supports a diverse student body with academically rich, culturally relevant learning experiences which prepare students to apply their education to meaningful lifework, and to be socially responsible contributors to society. Through its educational programs and activities, the university strives to meet the educational needs and to contribute to the vitality of the East Bay, the state, the nation, and global communities.

USD 19000

Living Cost

USD 12000-12000

Undergraduate

USD 6000-10500

Graduate

University Facts

Established in 1957

Programmes 149 Available

Total Students 14705+

Total Int. Students 1142+

Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to California State University - East Bay

  • International students are considered on a case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Financial support statement (original bank statement and sponsor letter). 
  • Passport identification page with machine-readable code visible
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Minimum IELTS Score

6+

Undergraduate

6.5+

Graduate

Minimum TOEFL Score

61+

Undergraduate

80+

Graduate

All Programs(149)

Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

12000 - 12000 Per year

Undergraduate(USD)

6000 - 10500 Per year

Graduate(USD)

USD16246Tuition Fee

USD19000Living Cost

Comparison with other universities of similar tier

Features

  • Academic Counseling
  • Accomodation (On Campus)
  • Campus Security
  • Campus Shuttle
  • Career Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Health Insurance
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Recruitment Services
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Study & Work Permit
  • Work While Studying
  • Student Learning Centre
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals

Students

The services that compose the Student Support Services cluster are intended to provide basic medical care, counseling and psychological services, health and wellness services, accessibility services and student conduct administration for Cal State East Bay students to help them be successful and achieve their academic, personal and career goals.

  • Accessibility Services
  • Advocacy Services
  • Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities
  • Student Health and Counseling Services
  • Student Services Center

Scholarships

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