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Colleges / California State University, East Bay

California State University, East Bay

Hayward, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate74%

About CSU East Bay

California State University, East Bay is a public, state university in the suburb of Hayward, California. CSU East Bay was founded in 1957. The college currently enrolls around 13,141 students per year, including 13,141 undergrad students.

CSU East Bay Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into CSU East Bay. CSU East Bay admitted 74% of all applicants in 2017. Out of 15,963 applications received in 2017, 11,824 students were offered admission.

California State University, East Bay Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 75%

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California State University, East Bay is located in the town of Hayward, California, in the suburbs of San Francisco Bay Area.

If you would like to see CSU East Bay for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 880 to Hayward, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Oakland International.

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College Info

25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard Hayward, CA 94542-3000

Campus Setting: Suburban

CSU East Bay Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Oct 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Oct 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU East Bay is Oct 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU East Bay is Oct 1.

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CSU East Bay SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

450 - 550

CSU East Bay Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at CSU East Bay is like? There are approximately 13,141 students enrolled at CSU East Bay. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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